Ahsan Kureshi

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Punjab Protesting Farmers Tear Gassed Instead of Being Heard

Last week, the police used tear gas against a group of farmers who were protesting at Thokar Niaz Beg near Lahore. According to a...

Soaring Prices Hurting Pakistan’s Poor

One third of Pakistan’s population lives below the poverty line. At a time when millions in Pakistan are suffering from an economic crisis, and...

A Botched Arrest Embarrasses the Pakistani Establishment

On Monday October 19, Captain Safdar, the husband of PML-N vice President, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, was arrested from their hotel room in Karachi. What ensued...

Pakistan must honour pledge in Jinnah’s 11 August speech

On the eve of National Minorities Day, August 11, it would behoove all of us Pakistanis to remember the words of Quaid e Azam...

The Rich and Powerful in Pakistan Still Wont Pay Taxes

A progressive, fair, transparent and simple taxation system lies at the heart of a strong and successful economy. Pakistan’s tax policy, however, according to...

‘Pakistan Govt. Puts Big Business Above People’

All around the world, the worst sufferers of Covid19 are the poor and disenfranchised, from migrant labor unable to feed their families...

CENSORED: The Myth We Believe In

The following op-ed was originally published by The Nation on 17th Sept. It was quickly deleted from the newspaper's website due to unknown orders...

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