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Ammar Anwer is an ex-Islamist who writes for The Nation, Pakistan Today and other media outlets. He believes in secularism and democracy and aspires to see Pakistan become a pluralistic state.

ARTICLES BY: Ammar Anwer

June 12, 2017 10:18 am

Pakistani Law Makes Ramadan a Dangerous Time for Religious Minorities

The unconscious man was covered in filth, and being rushed to a hospital. Irfan Masih was a sewer cleaner, and had been stricken by poisonous gases...

February 27, 2017 7:38 am

How Pakistani Law Enshrines Extremism and Emboldens Terror

Pakistani extremists have killed nearly 50,000 people since 9/11. But government ineffectiveness in Islamabad has stymied all efforts to contain terrorist violence. The Pakistani government and military...

January 23, 2017 3:08 pm

My Journey Away From Radical Islam

I grew up in Rawalpindi, a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan, in a family that had links with both the Deoband school of thought...


UK Warns Russia Will Face Severe Sanctions If It Installs Ukraine...

Russia will face severe economic sanctions if it installs a puppet regime in Ukraine, a senior UK minister said on...


A Deep Dive Into Israeli Tech’s Record-Breaking Year

CTech - Bigger, stronger, faster. Much news has been shared about Israeli high-tech’s record-breaking year in 2021, but a new report by local venture capital firm Viola has outlined just...

Middle East

Lebanon Must Not Be Platform for Hostility, Kuwaiti FM Says

Lebanon must not be a platform for hostile acts or words, Kuwait's foreign minister said on Sunday while visiting Beirut, an indirect call for curbs on the Iran-backed group Hezbollah...

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