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Disavowed citizens

Disavowed citizens

India and Pakistan callously wash their hands off their citizens, even though it is the duty of diplomatic missions to come to the latter’s aid By Sushant Sareen Unless they become a cause...
Minor offence, severe repercussions

Minor offence, severe repercussions

Offences which may be considered minor in other countries are ‘heinous’ when committed by Indians and Pakistanis in each other’s territory Muhammad Shahbaz, 35, a member of the...
…and vice versa

…and vice versa

By Aoun Sahi Treatment given to Indian prisoners here is no different from that of Pakistani prisoners there On July 15, 2006, four days after the Mumbai train blasts, Muhammad Hanif, a 40 year-old...
“Both governments lack political will”

“Both governments lack political will”

By Zofeen T. Ebrahim The maritime boundary between India and Pakistan remains disputed nearly 64 years after the partition of the Indian sub-continent. The demarcation of Sir Creek (locally known as...
On the wrong side of the border

On the wrong side of the border

By Shahzada Irfan Ahmed Such is the level of trust between the two countries that the slightest of attempts to facilitate an accused can earn one the title of a traitor You are a spy, a terrorist or...
IN HUMANITY’S NAME:

IN HUMANITY’S NAME:

 Dr Chishty case update On June 15, the Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear a human rights petition filed by Dr Chishty’s daughter to urge the Pakistan government to take up his case on a...
A letter to the Presidents and Chiefs of Army Staff of India and Pakistan

A letter to the Presidents and Chiefs of Army Staff of India and Pakistan

A former Indian national appeals for the missing prisoners of war from the 1971 conflict between India and Pakistan to be brought home By Brian McMahon I write, from Canberra, Australia, as a...
Edhi appeals for Dr Chishty’s release from Indian jail

Edhi appeals for Dr Chishty’s release from Indian jail

By Shahid Husain KARACHI: Renowned social activist Dr Abdus Sattar Edhi has appealed to Indian President Prathiba Devi Singh Patil to ensure the release of 80-year-old Pakistani Dr Syed Mohammad...
Dr Chishty’s family appeals to Pakistani President, Prime Minister

Dr Chishty’s family appeals to Pakistani President, Prime Minister

Inspired to make appeal by Pakistan government’s release of Indian prisoner Gopal Das in response to the Indian Supreme Court Judgment The daughter of Dr. Saiyyad Mohammed Khaleel Chishty, a...
Mahesh Bhatt, Kuldip Nayar meet Governor to seek Dr Chishty release

Mahesh Bhatt, Kuldip Nayar meet Governor to seek Dr Chishty release

CHANDIGARH: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar, a former member of parliament, Monday met Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil and sought his intervention for the early release of...