K.M. Rizvi

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Establishment Fooling Pakistanis, again!

For the last 73 years, the Pakistani state has argued that Pakistan and Pakistanis cannot exist with the ‘K’ of Pakistan (Kashmir) becoming a...

RSF Warns ISI Against Threatening Exiled Pakistani Journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF), an international non governmental organization that seeks to protect freedom of journalists around the world, has long chastised Pakistan for...

Academic Freedom under Threat in Pakistan

Pakistan has one of the worst records when it comes to laws on blasphemy.  While minorities --- Ahmadis, Christians and Hindus ---...

Pakistan’s Coronavirus Ordeal becomes worse as Ramadan starts

With over 10,982 confirmed cases and 230 deaths, Pakistan’s Covid19 response has been marked by indecision, lack of clarity, and disregard of...

Pakistan Establishment-tied Propagandists advance Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories!

Pakistan has always been one of those countries where you can find conspiracy theories of all kinds and even those beyond the...

HRCP to Govt: Provide relief to daily wage workers impacted by COVID 19

The novel coronavirus (COVID19) has spread to all countries and at the last count Pakistan had over 200 cases. The response of most countries,...

15 million Pakistanis are affected with Hepatitis B & C

At an event, jointly organized by Pakistan’s Ministry of Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC), the Aga Khan University and the World...

No Parks, No Libraries, No Cinema, No Music Events: Sorry State of Pakistan’s Youth

Physical activity and sports are critical to the growth and development of youth. The 2017 United Nations Human Development Report for Pakistan,...

The Economist asks Pakistan’s khaki umpire to stop meddling

In a piece titled ‘Foul Play’ the leading global magazine, The Economist asked Pakistan’s generals to stop meddling in Pakistan’s politics. Using the cricket...

‘Pakistan Establishment Paranoia: When even Books Threaten Security of Nuclear State’

If there is one thing that scares any authoritarian establishment it is the power of an idea: an idea can light the imagination of...

‘A Pakistani View of Pakistan’s Decline’

In a country where a certain set of institutions frame not only the narrative but what you hear in the news and ban or...

Has Pakistan’s Establishment Lost it?

The Pakistani establishment seems to have gone berserk. At a time when the country is facing both domestic and international crises, the establishment is...

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Establishment Fooling Pakistanis, again!

For the last 73 years, the Pakistani state has argued that Pakistan and Pakistanis cannot exist with the ‘K’ of Pakistan (Kashmir) becoming a...

India’s Actions in Kashmir Criticized for Human Rights Violations

One year after India revoked Article 370 from Indian occupied Kashmir (state of Jammu and Kashmir), Indian authorities continue to impose harsh and inhuman...

Book Banning and Censorship Exposes Hollowness of ‘Ideology of Pakistan’

Banning books, films, paintings, and poems, and censoring academics and journalists is now old in Pakistan. But in recent times this has taken an...

FATF Sword of Damocles Keeps Hanging Over Pakistan

In 2018, the United Nations (UN) Financial Action Task Force (FATF) -- the international watchdog against money laundering and financing of terrorism ---  placed...
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