Monthly Archives: April 2013

What will peasants get in exchange for their vote?

by Najma Sadeque On the eve of Pakistan’s independence, peasant revolt, building up for many years in the subcontinent, culminated in the then-Pakistan Muslim League promising — in writing — to restore land to the tiller. Despite a few examples … Continue reading

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The price of an Island

Our fisheries and 300,000 lives by Najma Sadeque When fisherfolk heard that private developers had announced an island landgrab, they couldn’t understand why it was happening again, that too under a government they voted for. In 2006, former PM Shaukat … Continue reading

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