By Nafisa Hoodbhoy
‘Aboard the Democracy educate’ is set politics and journalism in Pakistan. it's a gripping front-line account of the country’s decade of turbulent democracy (1988-1999), as instructed throughout the eyes of the single girl reporter operating through the Zia period at ‘Dawn’, Pakistan’s major English language newspaper. during this quantity, the writer unearths her special stories and insurance of ethnic violence, women’s rights and media freedoms. The narrative presents an perception into the politics of the Pak-Afghan sector within the publish Sep 11 period, and exposes how the absence of rule of legislation claimed the lifetime of its merely lady leading minister.
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