By Nafisa Hoodbhoy
‘Aboard the Democracy Train’ 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 throughout the eyes of the one lady reporter operating through the Zia period at ‘Dawn’, Pakistan’s top English language newspaper. during this quantity, the writer finds her particular reports 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 submit September 11 period, and exposes how the absence of rule of legislations claimed the lifetime of its simply lady best minister.
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