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Security of a judge hearing Benair Bhutto murder case withdrawn

Security of ATC judge hearing BB murder case withdrawn

RAWALPINDI: An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) judge who was hearing two high profile cases complained that his security had been withdrawn with out any reason, DawnNews reported.

The ATC special Judge Rana Nisar Ahmed in a letter to the Punjab Home Department said that his security was removed …

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Sindh’s discomfort with surging foreign debts

By Sabihuddin Ghausi

Mounting foreign loan burden has started telling on the nerves of Sindh’s economic managers. Officials at the Sindh Secretariat at Karachi complain of inflated cost of foreign funded projects that are thrust on them. “ All projects are virtually designed by the donors but are attributed to us without the consent of provincial political leadership and the concerned officials,” confided an official.

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Pakistan’s taboo on sex abuse

By Nadia Asjad, BBC reporter, Islamabad

A group of Lahore women factory workers complain they are greeted each morning by their bus driver unzipping his trousers. A university student in Islamabad, Saira, recalls one of her professors: “He would pat our backs, touch our hands whenever possible and stare at us suggestively.”

And a woman from Pakistan’s most conservative region, North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), discovers that her husband molested her son’s wife: “When we all protested, he divorced me and threw me out of his house,” she said. It is clear that sexual harassment is a widespread problem across the country.

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