Farheen Rizvi

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a US-based Pakistani blogger.

POLITICS

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Shrinking space for liberals in Pakistan

The democratic government needs to do more to restore the secular forces of the country by giving them freedom of expression and right of assembly.

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POLITICS

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India or Pakistan, women must speak out against honour killing

We have always been the easiest tool for violence around the world.

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POLITICS

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Pakistan's bred monsters are behind Lahore blast

Religious groups, which act like State within the State, can't continue to run as a part of its society.

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POLITICS

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Charsadda attack proves Pakistan is losing war on terror

The state has to move forward from military operation to countering the ideology of militants.

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POLITICS

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Pakistan's universities are the new breeding ground for terrorists

The student wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami has been serving as an incubator for militancy in the country.

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POLITICS

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Pakistan has lost the plot fighting terrorism

Instead of focusing on the jihadi terror groups, the military got distracted in reopening previous hostilities against secular political parties.

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POLITICS

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Why Pakistan is its biggest worry

Rounding up political activists as terrorists while showing benevolence to actual terrorists reflect the State's non-serious approach towards terrorism.

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POLITICS

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Why can't Pakistan's democracy be just like India's?

Doing media trials of political leadership has weakened the judiciary and distorted the image of military in the country.

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POLITICS

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How Pakistan faces threat from civil dictatorship

Acts drafted by the nation's parliamentarians to control the freedom of speech and expression of public to armed forces are not the steps towards a democracy.

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POLITICS

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Pakistan can't afford another war to aid House of Saud

Knowing the long history of proxy wars of the kingdom in the Middle East, Pakistan should distance itself from any direct or indirect military support to the conflict.

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