Ali Chughtai

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Islamic Republic of Pakistan Must Stop Sexual Assault on Women and Children

Over the last few months, there have been numerous cases of sexual assault against women. A few weeks after the motorway gangrape, comes the...

Press Freedom in Pakistan Remains a Myth

  International media freedom watchdogs have often expressed concern about Pakistan’s lack of press freedom. On Sunday September 27, the federal executive council (FEC) of...

‘Single National Curriculum’ or More Brainwashing of Young Pakistanis?

The Imran Khan led PTI government has put forth a Single National Curriculum (SNC). While Cambridge O-A levels and International Baccalaureate will not be...

Pakistan’s Deep State Expands ‘Kill and Dump’ Policy

Pakistan’s Deep State has a history of targeting dissidents who live within its borders. In the last year or...

Why you should think twice before embracing Zaid Hamid

Pakistan’s current conditions are far from encouraging, as the government struggles to combat extremism and continues to fall short of addressing the needs of...

Military Accountability: The Role of Political Parties

The presence of Osama Bin Laden in Abbotabad has led to an opening of a Pandora’s box. The Pakistani military has had to pick...

The Trial of the Military

The Pakistani military establishment has had to contend with its fair share of strategic blunders in the past. The ones that immediately come to...

What Pakistan can learn from Afridi’s observation of “Indian rivalry”

Pakistanis are still healing from the loss against India on Wednesday, but what has perhaps caught most people off guard is Pakistan cricket team’s...

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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...

Imran Khan Lies About Media Freedom Can’t Hide Ugly Reality of Repression

Pakistan ranks as one of the worst countries in the world when it comes to media freedom. According to global media watchdog, RSF (Reporters...

Pakistan: Graveyard for minorities

Pakistan may have been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) but it is fast becoming one of the most religious intolerant...

Imran Khan failing in dealing with his myriad challenges

Politics in Pakistan is a funny game. Neither brute majority in Parliament nor charisma offer manna for survival.  Only the ability to pocket pride...
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