Nasir Saeed

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Pakistan Gets Seat on UN Human Rights Council Along With Other Rights Violators

Pakistan, along with Russia and China, was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, bringing into spotlight the country’s sustained lack of commitment...

Mistrust Between Pakistan’s State and Society

73 years independence is a good time to indulge in a serious introspection on the relationship between the Pakistani state and society. How far...

Former Taliban Spokesman Ehsan Continues to Expose Pakistan’s Ties to Terrorism

At a time when the Pakistani state is hoping to gain global credibility through news stories of potential sanctions against the Afghan Taliban, and...

A Decline in Remittances Portends Ill for Pakistan’s Economy

Pakistan’s economy has long been dependent on two sources: remittances from its diaspora working in the Gulf and in the West and...

Imran Khan’s Messiah complex will always get in the way of governance

It is said that adversity makes a leader. If that were so, the Coronavirus pandemic has once again shown how Imran Khan has been...

The worst of the blasphemy law is yet to come

A blasphemy case has been registered under sections 295, 295C 298C and others against GEO media group owner, Mir Shakilur Rehman, anchor Shaista Lodhi,...

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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...

TLP Protests: Pakistani State Keeps Ceding Space to Non-State Actors

The Pakistani state has a long history of ceding space to non-state actors but repressing genuine civilian political parties. Activists belonging to the Tehreek-i-Labbaik...

Khan’s Promises Notwithstanding, Pakistan’s Economy Continues to Slide

Two and a half years after coming to power and promising a Naya Pakistan in which the country would not have to beg or...
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