Alia Khan

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Blaming Rape Victims After Another Atrocity

In early September, a young mother of two was gangraped on the Lahore-Gujranwala motorway. The outrage that was expressed by ordinary citizens against this...

Did Disappeared Official Really Just Go Off on a Trip to the Mountains?

  Pakistan’s notorious security services kidnapped a politician in 2018 to force him to join the new Kings Party, Imran Khan’s PTI. When he resurfaced,...

Attacks on Academics and their freedom continue

The attacks on academic freedom – from Pervez Hoodbhoy to Ammar Ali Jan to Mohammad Hanif- continue as do smear campaigns against...

Pakistan needs national unity, not Khan’s divisiveness, amidst Coronavirus Crisis

At a time when the country is facing Covid-19 pandemic, the urgent need of the hour in every country is...

Human rights watchdog to Govt: Hurry up Relief Efforts

With 2419 confirmed cases of Covid19 and 34 deaths, Pakistan has the highest number of cases in the South Asian region. The federal government of...

Naya Pakistan waffles on Covid lockdown- Updated

The Covid19 Pandemic has hit every country, including Pakistan. As of March 27, 2020, there were almost 1363 confirmed cases in Pakistan...

Attacks on Aurat March, Attacks on Pakistani citizens

Pakistan’s constitution provides equal rights to half its population – women – but in reality ever since the 1950s, Islamist ideologues and...

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TLP Protests: Pakistani State Keeps Ceding Space to Non-State Actors

The Pakistani state has a long history of ceding space to non-state actors but repressing genuine civilian political parties. Activists belonging to the Tehreek-i-Labbaik...

Khan’s Promises Notwithstanding, Pakistan’s Economy Continues to Slide

Two and a half years after coming to power and promising a Naya Pakistan in which the country would not have to beg or...

Banning Indian Cultural Products to Maintain Artificial Pakistani Narrative

The Pakistani state has a long history of moral policing but it appears to be becoming worse every year. According to an editorial the...

PDM Owes Pakistanis a Unified Message from a United Opposition

Bringing together 11 diverse political parties, from all over the country, holding 3 massive rallies in Gujranwala, Karachi, and Quetta, has been no mean...
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