K.M. Rizvi

15 Posts

What Does Huge Funeral for Bigot who Threatened Nuclear War Tell About Pakistan?

Pakistan was founded as a country for Muslims, not an Islamic state. However, decades of indoctrination in schools and covert and overt support by...

Low Maternal Mortality Rates don’t translate into better mother, child health in Pakistan

  While experts are touting the reduction in Maternal Mortality Rates (MMR) in Pakistan, we are still a long way from better health indices and...

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...

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Pakistan’s Rulers Are Out of Touch with Reality

  We live today in a world where the people are connected to their government and their leaders through multiple channels, traditional and modern. In...

Ending Extremist Reality More Important Than Just Changing Narrative

Pakistani governments have always believed that all they need to do is change the narrative about Pakistan, without changing its reality. The reality is...

Debt Ridden Pakistan Cannot Afford to Alienate Friends, from France to Saudi & UAE

At a time when Pakistan’s economy is on a downward slide, it is losing friends in the Gulf, and it is increasingly isolated on...

What Does Huge Funeral for Bigot who Threatened Nuclear War Tell About Pakistan?

Pakistan was founded as a country for Muslims, not an Islamic state. However, decades of indoctrination in schools and covert and overt support by...
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