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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.

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Special Report

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No place to call home

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

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Columns

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Axis of national security

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

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Wrongs versus rights

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

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Blogs

Revolution or status quo?

Tahirul Qadri

Of all the terms in political science, borrowed from the West and in common usage within Pakistani society and media, ‘revolution’ is the most misused and misrepresented. There is an almost romantic aura attached to its usage in the media

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Journal observations

A (fictional) excerpt from the diary of journalist Hamid Mir.

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Reviews

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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 …

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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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