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A Rotting System by Dr. Ashraf Ali

Ambreen is no more. But her tragic death has left behind dozens of questions for local police authorities, law-enforcement agencies and human rights watchdogs. The most important one is: how can a local council of elders – a jirga – order a death sentence for a young woman at a …

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In the Name of Honour By Dr. Ashraf Ali

A few days ago, a tragic incident in Sahiwal shook the entire city, when a man killed two of his sisters in the name of honour. The accused, Muhammad Asif, made his escape from the scene – leaving Noor Shah, a small farming village some 20 kilometers north-east of Sahiwal, …

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