Dr Azmia Shabbir

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Islamabad Murder Exposes Lawlessness of Pakistan’s Privileged Elite

  On Wednesday July 21, in a gruesome murder Noor Mukaddam, daughter of a respected former diplomat, was killed allegedly by Zahir Jaffer, the scion...

Pakistan Lags Way Behind in Vaccinating its People Against Coronavirus

Fifteen months after the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan, like many other developing countries, still faces an uphill task in vaccinating most of...

Pakistan, a Nuclear Power, Struggles with Food Insecurity

Food insecurity has long plagued Pakistan, like other developing countries. The Coronavirus pandemic, however, has worsened the issue. According to the latest Pakistan Social...

Imran Khan’s Mishandling of Covid Continues

Right from the start, the PTI-led government has been unable to handle the challenges arising from the Covid pandemic. Like all its neighbors, Pakistan...

False Claims of Success Won’t End Pakistan’s Coronavirus Crisis

With slightly under half a million Covid19 cases and around 10,000 deaths, Pakistan just witnessed its deadliest day last week with 111 deaths reported...

Pakistan’s Covid Optimism Turns Out to be False as Cases Rise

A few weeks ago, when the PTI government and many columnists were claiming that Pakistan had achieved a miracle and avoided a large number...

Lack of Testing Creates Illusion that Pakistan has Less of a Corona Virus Problem

With over 300,000 confirmed cases, and the Covid19 pandemic still with us, health care experts agree that the only choice before the country is...

The Coronavirus Pandemic is Far From Over

Pakistan’s leaders are praising our low Covid19 numbers and mortality rates and referring to it as a miracle. With less than 300,000 cases and...

Impact of Covid: Rising Poverty & Hunger

Since the start of the Covid19 pandemic, International financial institutions like World Bank and International Monetary Fund have repeatedly spoken out not only about...

Imran Khan’s Government is Fudging Covid Numbers

In a country where it is difficult to believe any numbers or statistics provided by the government, it is becoming increasingly more...

Is Pakistan Set to Have a Revival of Polio?

For some years now, Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only two countries in the world where polio is still endemic. Massive effort by...

Medical personnel need support not govt harrassment

All over the world, people and governments are supporting the front line workers in this pandemic: the healthcare workers. In Pakistan, however,...

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Pakistan’s Taliban Supporters Threaten Writ of State and Government

Pakistan has long suffered from the menace of radical Islamists because of the deep state’s desire to use these jihadi groups for their regional...

Pakistanis Cannot Have Normal Cricket Amidst Security Challenges

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s attempts to portray Pakistan as a normal country appear to be running into problems repeatedly. Pakistan’s economy is still in...

‘Amnesty’ for those responsible for APS massacre?

Pakistan’s deep state and Prime Minister Imran Khan may be celebrating Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan, but they are ignoring the blowback that Pakistani citizens...

Ideologically Adamant Taliban, International Skepticism Pose Threat to Pakistan

The Taliban and their Pakistan-based supporters may be thrilled that they have managed to overthrow what they perceived as two decades of governments that...
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