Compensating Civilian Victims of Terror in Pakistan

Recently, the Sri Lankan president announced allotment of land for 100,000 victims of the three-decade-long civil war that the country was mired in. In this regard, the internally-displaced persons of Sri Lanka will be given land through an apparatus that has been set up for this purpose. In contrast, in Pakistan there is discrepancy in
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Redress for terror victims

IN the wake of the horrific Peshawar school attack, the government of Pakistan has resumed executions, ending a six-year ban, and established military courts. But there has been comparatively little talk of how the losses suffered by the victims of the attack will be addressed. The prime minister’s initial pledge to provide compensation was welcome,
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