Let’s Say ‘Go Nawaz Go’ To Satisfy Our Ego

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Imad Zafar

 

The writing is on the wall. Nawaz Sharif has been badly injured through Pakistan’s Joint Investigation Team. It is almost game over for him and after reading the JIT report one can easily understand that Sharif is being brought to a dead end. Continue reading “Let’s Say ‘Go Nawaz Go’ To Satisfy Our Ego”

Brexit: Former ‘Retired and Unelected’ PM Blair Meddling Again

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Hazel Speed

 

Further to my earlier article, when former Prime Minister Blair mooted whether he should return to politics, his latest report as a potential deal maker twixt Britain and the EU will, and has already, outraged those who have heard it. Continue reading “Brexit: Former ‘Retired and Unelected’ PM Blair Meddling Again”

Observations of an Expat: The Law

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Tom Arms

 

The British like to think they invented the law. It is true that thanks to empire and successful European wars, British law is the foundation of many of the world’s legal systems. Continue reading “Observations of an Expat: The Law”

15 July, 2016: When the righteous saved democracy in Turkey

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Yasser M. Dhouib

 

The Republic of Turkey will this year commemorate an unusual anniversary. It is a saga of national dimensions and is by far the story of a popular epic fought and preserved by ordinary Turkish citizens, who by their stand defied the concept of political change by force and military means. Continue reading “15 July, 2016: When the righteous saved democracy in Turkey”

Why justice in Africa is slow and unfair

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Raymond Asante

 

It is a little past 11.00 am and the courtroom is silent. The accused, the defense attorney, the state prosecutor and even the judge who is supposed to be trying the case of the State are absent. In fact almost all the courts turn out to be empty. A clue to the mystery may lie in the smell of fried chicken wafting along the airy corridors of most high courts in my country Ghana which manages to get through less than half of the cases put before it each year, leading to an ever increasing backlog. Continue reading “Why justice in Africa is slow and unfair”

Tax Corruption in Pakistan

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Zeeshan A. Shah

 

Never believe what you publish – Never Publish what you believe Unknown

 

In the case of Pakistan, we would have to disagree. It is one of the more corrupt countries in the world today, not because of the corruption index in place but because of the chronic diseased mindset of the people who thrive through pain, hunger, lack of shelter, lack of governance and lack of the will to take action against corruption. Continue reading “Tax Corruption in Pakistan”