Uzair Salman

  • TReligiously stimulated emotions—ensuing mostly from misinterpretation of religion—have been the biggest reason why Pakistan has continuously been falling prey to extremism. The alarm bells however don’t seem to ring, and despite myriad incidents, Counter Extremism (CE) and Counter ...

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  • TSince its very independence, Pakistan has unceasingly been falling prey to extremism of all sorts—emanating out of which is terrorism that has taken the lives of close to a hundred thousand people. Amidst such circumstances, the state has by and large failed to bring forth a national ...

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  • TAs per the annual report of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (UNCIRF), all religious minorities in Pakistan continue to be attacked and discriminated against by “extremist groups and society at large” killing 231 people and leaving 691 injured in 2017 ...

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  • T“You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place of worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion or caste or creed -- that has nothing to do with the business of the State”; were the words the Quaid-e-Azam ...

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  • TElucidating food security seems to have been a herculean task. It is said that over two hundred definitions of food security have been brought forth over the last two decades. Among all such definitions, the one that I believe blankets most of the issues concerned was adopted in the 1996 World Food ...

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  • TAs per an encyclopaedic National Human Development Report (NHDR) brought forth by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) back in May this year, Pakistan presently has the largest population of youth ever transcribed in its entire history of 70 years. It is the second youngest country in South ...

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