Musharraf steps down: what next?

By Manzoor Chandio, Karachi, Sindh

President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation on Monday in the face of an impending impeachment motion by the ruling coalition government. His resignation has ended a period of turmoil and uncertainty.
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Nothing to change if Musharraf given safe passage

By Aziz Narejo, TX, USA
It is being reported that the Pakistani Government and military dictator Musharraf have reached a deal and the latter may fly out of
Pakistan soon. He could resign and leave as soon as tomorrow (Monday). If that happens, it would be another black day (we have plenty of them, more than we deserve) for rule of law, justice and democracy.

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Establish a Truth & Reconciliation Commission

By Aziz Narejo, TX, USA

Restore judges today, establish truth commission, try Musharraf & his collaborators

The first order of the day for the government should be acting on the 3rd November, 2007 order of the 7-member bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and restore the judiciary as it stood that fateful day. They don’t have any excuse any more.

 

As I join the masses in Pakistan in their very well-earned celebration and jubilation at the departure of a military dictator, I write these lines to address the present rulers in Pakistan.

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WASHINGTON DIARY: Mastering the mother tongue

Dr Manzur Ejaz

Courtesy and Thanks: Wichaar.com

Credible research has proven that children who know their mother tongue well have a much better chance to master other languages. But in the Pakistani educational system, the poisonous injection of alien language to tender minds results in a deep inferiority complex

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