Aboard the Democracy Train: A Journey through Pakistan's by Nafisa Hoodbhoy

By Nafisa Hoodbhoy

‘Aboard the Democracy educate’ is ready politics and journalism in Pakistan. it's a gripping front-line account of the country’s decade of turbulent democracy (1988-1999), as advised in the course of the eyes of the one girl reporter operating through the Zia period at ‘Dawn’, Pakistan’s prime English language newspaper. during this quantity, the writer unearths her detailed stories and insurance of ethnic violence, women’s rights and media freedoms. The narrative offers an perception into the politics of the Pak-Afghan zone within the publish 9/11 period, and exposes how the absence of rule of legislations claimed the lifetime of its simply lady top minister.

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