Nadia Khalid

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Pakistan Cannot Escape Rules of Economics

On Thursday May 26, the coalition government led by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced an increase in prices of petroleum products. Finance Minister, Miftah...

Imran Khan Ignores Fact that Pakistan’s Constitution Allows Dissent & Defection

Weeks after losing the no-confidence motion in Pakistan’s National Assembly, former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his close advisors continue to target not just...

Khan Surrenders to TLP, Terror Groups hold Nuke Weapons Country Hostage

After weeks of blowing hot and cold, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government surrendered to the demands of a terrorist group. For the seventh time...

‘Pakistan Regulates Opinions But Allows Cyber Crime’

Image: Reuters Pakistan is back in the news for letting its territory be used by non-state actors. This time, it is not Jihadis but a...

Imran Khan Does Not Like an Independent Election Commission

Respect and strength of institutions is what makes a democracy. Days after losing face and a seat in the recently held Senate elections, the...

Does Opposition Campaign raise hope for Democracy in Pakistan?

Will the rise of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) result in the return to true democracy inside Pakistan and what impact will this have...

Shout ‘Blasphemy,’ Kill People: Pakistan‘s Majority Targets Religious Minorities

Pakistan has one of the strictest anti-blasphemy laws in the world and vigilantes have often been known to attack and kill people suspected of...

Baji Cynthia Ritchie asked to leave Pakistan

Cynthia Ritchie, a Caucasian (white) American woman, living in Pakistan for a decade, has been in the news often: attacking Pakistani activists on social...

Pakistani journalists remain endangered

Pakistan has one of the worst records when it comes to press freedom and safety of the lives of journalists and. Press...

Where is Idris Khattak?

In November 2019, Idris Khattak, a Pakistani human rights activist and independent researcher, was kidnapped on the Swabi Motorway Interchange. He has...

Wake up Pakistan!

I think it is fair to say that the goal of the Pakistani Taliban is to destroy the very notion of “citizen” in Pakistan....

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Pakistan Must Get Rid of Colonial Laws Against Peaceful Assembly

Seventy Five Years after Independence, Pakistan still has many archaic colonial-era laws and primitive policing strategies. A new study by the Human Rights Commission...

HRCP: Polarizing Political Discourse Will only hurt Pakistan

Pakistan has always been a polarized society but four years of Imran Khan and his politics have left political discourse deeply polarized. At a...

Pakistan Needs an Agreement with IMF Urgently

Pakistan’s ongoing economic crisis is not going to ease unless and until the government is able to get the IMF onboard and obtain the...

Pakistan Needs Continuity In Policy for Economy to Stabilize

Pakistan has long been characterized by political instability perpetuated by frequent interruption of the democratic political process that has resulted in the absence of...
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