Sajad Jatoi

  • December 10 is celebrated as an international human rights day acros the world as it was on this day, some 74 years ago, that the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a document called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by 48 votes against 0. Among those 48 member states, ...

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  • Another episode of gruesome violence on the streets of Karachi resulted in the death of two young, apparently well-educated men. This time around the lynching did not take place on the allegations of blasphemy; however, it occurred on groundless accusations and false rumours. This sordid story is ...

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  • Until recently, climate scientists had been warning that Pakistan was in the list of the top ten countries most vulnerable to climate change. While these warnings were a cause of concern for government officials and climate activists, they hardly made much sense to the ordinary people who lacked ...

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  • Disasters and catastrophes, more often than not, lead to debates as to what caused them. They also prompt policymakers to ponder and devise policies in order to avert such calamities in the future. The recent disaster unleashed by the torrential monsoon rains and flash floods is no exception.While ...

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  • The recent spell of monsoon rains has literally wreaked havoc in more than half of the country. It has destroyed almost entire Balochistan, lower Punjab, parts of KPK and Upper Sindh. While the devastation may be more gruesome in other parts of the country, this piece focuses on Sindh and discusses ...

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  • The recent spell of monsoon rains has literally wreaked havoc in more than half of the country. It has destroyed almost entire Balochistan, lower Punjab, parts of KPK and Upper Sindh. While the devastation may be more gruesome in other parts of the country, this piece focuses on Sindh and discusses ...

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  • While most of us were busy watching the political drama unfold in Punjab, where the PTI and coalition parties were locked in a bitter battle for the throne of Punjab, parts of Balochistan, Eastern Sindh and lower Punjab were practically washed away in the recent monsoon rains that wreaked havoc ...

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  • The economic crisis in Sri Lanka has worsened to the extent that a couple of weeks back, people took on the presidential palace and left president Gotabaya Rajapaksa with no choice but to flee and resign. He fled the country and emailed his resignation to the speaker, and on July 21 Ranil ...

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  • Many scholars have carried out independent studies and have come to the conclusion that a politically unstable country cannot become economically stable because of a number of reasons. To begin with, the political instability prevents the implementation and continuation of policies. Besides, in a ...

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  • With the outset of exam season in Pakistan, reports are making way to the print and electronic media that cheating in board exams, especially in Sindh, is continuing as usual. Papers are leaked before time; students use WhatsApp and other apps to get so-called help with solving papers. So this has ...

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