People & society
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The mind of a terrorist
The need to rethink Pakistan's anti-terrorism narrative cannot be denied
Global Apartheid: On the historical superiority of the West
The call for token reparations for British imperialism fails to account for our colonial legacy's global significance
'Going to jail was like falling in love again' – Faiz Ahmed Faiz
To celebrate World Poetry Day the Herald dug up one of Faiz sahab's last interviews with veteran journalist I A Rehman
The First Family is innocent and 100 per cent Panama free
Why the government will do everything it can to keep criticism at bay
Life of the party: How Altaf Hussain maintains support in Karachi
Among several versions of what led to the MQM split, Hussain's speech on August 22, 2016 is central to each of them
Forced conversion, marriage and the endless cycle of misogyny
The most vulnerable members of society, minority women from low-income families are prone to 'triple oppression'
Satire: Diary of a Pakistani cricketer
I am in a bit of a spot and I don’t know how to fix it
Man of law: Raza Rabbani
The six-time senator is a constitutionalist with little regard for political or ground realities
There was nothing I could do to make a difference: Raza Rabbani
The Senate chairman on his latest book and the anger he feels at the apathy of the privileged
Isolating Pakistan: Why Washington should avoid bashing Islamabad
The impulse to isolate, stigmatise and punish Pakistan won’t benefit Pakistan, India and the US
CPEC: Hopes and fears as China comes to Gwadar
The ‘shining’ Gwadar of official description seems like a mirage — one that haunts the town’s residents.
A portrait of the artist: Unver Shafi’s ‘Fabulist’ ecosystem
The artist has developed a visual vocabulary that is distinctly his own, writes H M Naqvi.
The Pakistani woman: Where does she stand and where is she going?
From the archives: Over thirty years ago, society was grappling with some of the same challenges regarding woman
The Indus saga: A people's history of Pakistan
A people's history of Pakistan
Illustration by Sabir Nazar