Alia Khan

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In Denying Freedom of Expression, Pakistan Emulates China and Turkey

Over the last few years, Pakistan, akin to allies like Turkey and China, has instituted a set of social media rules that are to...

Remittances Rise for Now But Will Fall in the Long Term

Since the 1970s oil boom and large scale migration of labor to the Gulf countries, remittances from the diaspora have formed a critical part...

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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Pakistan’s National Ideology of Anger and Hate

Decades of ideological brainwashing through an educational curriculum that spews hatred (religious, ethnic, and social), a media and social media apparatus that amplifies this,...

Imposter, not Saviour: Daska Election Exposes Imran Khan’s Fraud

For decades, Imran Khan and his followers have argued that he was the Messiah that Pakistan needed: uncorrupted, clean, and someone who would never...

Pakistan’s Dance with FATF

Releasing terror suspects and delaying actions when it comes to terror financing is not the way a country seeks to rebuild its international image....

UN Report Suggests Pakistan Has Done Little to Tackle TTP

For the last few years, every Pakistani government has claimed that they are doing more to combat terrorism. According to the 27th report by...
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