Viewpoint 60: The way forward—post-NRO
November 07, 2009: A viewpoint titled ‘The way forward—post-NRO’ by Sania Nishtar has been published in The News International. Full text is accessible at Viewpoints
Context: The government’s announcement to the effect that it will not seek validation of the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) is a welcome decision in the aftermath of the NRO. This comment underlines the need to draw lessons from a systemic controversy and to use insights to develop an accountability framework in which safeguards are built against chances of exploitation and maneuverability in the future.