Until Pakistan's politicians are prepared to speak out against the country's outmoded blasphemy laws, it will continue its slow descent back to the middle ages
Change will come to Pakistan – it has to. But it won't be soon and it won't be painless
Whatever the truth, and it's often difficult to tell in Pakistan, the international community needs to do more to highlight the plight of the peace-loving Hazara community
Certain conflicts are fashionable to follow, others are not. The on-going and increasingly brutal conflict in Baluchistan falls strictly in the latter category
Whilst it is not wise to deliberately cause offence, some people quite simply need to develop thicker skins and grow up
In efforts to eradicate female murders in Central Asian societies it is important to distinguish between the honour killings and domestic violence
The Taliban’s attempt to incite fear into those who speak out on issues of female empowerment are being rounded up to be “targeted or kidnapped”
Early indications suggest Malala Yousafzai will survive and recover. The same can't be said for the country she has just come from
The latest bizarre news story to come out of Pakistan proves that nothing short of a comprehensive cultural revolution is required before one can even begin to dream of a brighter future for Pakistan
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