On the fifth anniversary of the heart-rending APS tragedy today, only two top tier newspapers gave it editorial space. Since editorials highlight the most important event or issue of the day, this finding leads to questions like if the tragedy...
Through a letter, widely circulating in social media, the parents of Junaid Hafeez have implored the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa to give justice to their son, who remains in prison for six years on...
Tehreek Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) remembered its workers, allegedly killed by police and security forces during the infamous 25 November 2017, Faizabad clashes in Rawalpindi. TLP workers had clashed with the police and paramilitary forces after the government, over Islamabad...
Rightwing Urdu newspaper, Daily Ummat says the Prime Minister Imran Khan might be committing blasphemy by promising to make Pakistan the ‘Riyasat-e-Madina’ (the State of Madina). Prime Minister Imran Khan has promised more than once to make Pakistan a welfare...
Social media based propaganda in Pakistan might have touched its lowest ebb after this episode of political mudslinging put up for public spectacle. A fake notification, purportedly issued by the Information wing of religio – political party Jamiat Ulema Islam...
The issue of moral policing on university campuses is not a new one in Pakistan. But is such an action an overreaction, or a reasonable response? According to some media writers, not only is such a reaction valid, but...
As support poured in for the Hindu community from all over Pakistan after the Ghotki unrest, right-leaning Urdu daily Ummat has blamed the victim itself for the tragedy. A feature in Daily Ummat by Azmat Ali Rehmani claimed that the...
There is a law and order situation in Ghotki, Sindh over alleged blasphemy by a Hindu owner and principal of a local school. An FIR was registered against Notan Lal, the accused when one of his students testified that...
  The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) in Lahore, recently issued a notice to all the cafeterias and canteens on campus to make arrangements for separate sitting of men and women with ‘suitable partition’. The notification added that ‘surprise...
Far right-wing group Majlis-e-Ahrar has taken exception to an interview of Aasia Bibi to The Sunday Telegraph, where she broke her silence about her ordeal of being on a death row for nearly a decade over false charges of...

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