ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Academic Freedom in Pakistan

Academic freedom of expression has always been suppressed by military regimes in Pakistan. It has adversely affected the academic system, especially social science research. Those who disagree with the official line on national and international matters have to face the threat of dismissal, harassment and denial of permission to go abroad for attending conferences. As a result, there is no substantial original thinking and there is no excellence in research in the social sciences.

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