Doctors in a Fix

Initially, seven doctors mustered up the courage to speak up about certain unidentified people blackmailing them through stolen social media and mobile phone data. Now, more women doctors and medical students have come up with complaints about being blackmailed by some unidentified people.

Dr Salman Kazmi, a complainant in the case, says over 200 women . . . → Read More: Doctors in a Fix

PU student activist killed on campus

A Punjab University Islami Jamait Tulaba office-bearer and law student was shot dead and another student injured outside Hostel No 16 of the varsity’s New Campus on Sunday.

Police said the suspects who shot Awais Aqeel, who was central area nazim of IJT, were former students of the varsity and ex-members of the IJT. Apparently, . . . → Read More: PU student activist killed on campus

Institutionalized Hatred

On April 3rd 2011 suicide bombers hit the Shrine of Syed Ahmad Sakhi Sarwar. The blasts occurred on Sunday during the 942nd Urs (death anniversary) of the Saint and left more than 100 people injured. There were three suicide bombers but out of the three, one of the bombers was unsuccessful in his bid to . . . → Read More: Institutionalized Hatred

Media circus: Rape victim frightened into withdrawing FIR

It took the gang rape survivor less than 24 hours to realise that she was better off withdrawing her statement, so badly did the government and police manage the case. Neither Sindh advisor Sharmila Faruqi nor leading daily newspaper The Nation made use of procedural etiquettes when they failed to protect the identity of . . . → Read More: Media circus: Rape victim frightened into withdrawing FIR