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Disconcerting data: Mapping displacement across Pakistan

Explore Herald's interactive overview of the impact of operations and development projects on local communities.


Special Report


No place to call home

How villagers displaced due to a military operation are no longer able to return home




Axis of national security

The alliance among the military, the mullahs and the militants is alive and kicking.


Wrongs versus rights

On the poverty of dominant legal discourse on anti-terrorism legislation.



Diary of Aamir Liaquat

Hello dear diary, my name is Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain, but you can call me, Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain. What am I a doctor of? The soul, I heal the human spirit.


Parliamentary democracy, caliphate and Islamists

It is not uncommon to come across the argument in Pakistani society that, perhaps, the wheels of time can be turned back and caliphate style government could be enforced in Islamic societies.




End of an ideology

We will surely take note if Munawar Hasan, the former head of Jamaat-e-Islami, wrote a memoir saying the ideology and politics that consumed his life was a misguided and wasteful effort.

Such is the irrelevance of the organised left in …


Searching for solutions

The violent escalation of religious and ethnic conflict in Pakistan has directed considerable academic and journalistic attention towards the country’s legal framework and, more broadly, its politics, constituted by different identity groups. 
A vast majority of the written work on …



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