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Imran Khan is Trying to Fuel Political Confrontation with Lies & Bombast

Pakistan’s political climate appears to have worsened with the government upping the ante. As an editorial in Dawn noted, “political rhetoric is entering a...

Pakistan: Graveyard for minorities

Pakistan may have been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) but it is fast becoming one of the most religious intolerant...

FATF Blacklist Threat Still Hangs Over Pakistan

For the last few months, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s led PTI government and the military establishment have claimed that Pakistan will be removed from...

Official Celebrates as Pakistan’s Blasphemy Mania Takes Life of U.S. Citizen

Pakistan has one of the worst blasphemy laws of any country around the world. These laws have been used for decades to persecute and...

Hope Alone will not solve Economic Problems!

Pakistan’s economy has been in doldrums for some years now and as per the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), Pakistan...

Lal Masjid Jihadi and OBL Promoter Maulana Aziz remains in Business

Maulana Abdul Aziz Ghani, of Lal Masjid siege fame once again is in the news. The Lal Masjid dispute “dates back to January 2007, when...

Is Pakistan ready for the twin economic and health care crises from Coronavirus

The Imran Khan led PTI government may keep repeating ad nauseum that Pakistan is well prepared to deal with any consequences of...

The Fraud that is NAB is Now Getting Exposed

Pakistan’s Establishment loves to live in the shadows and hates it when the light is shone on its work or its institutions. The National...

Another Pakistani Journalist Gets Murdered and State Does Nothing About it

Pakistan ranks 8th on the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)’s 2019 Global Impunity Index, with 16 unsolved killings of journalists in the past 10 years....

After Mainstream Media, Pakistan Decides to Bring Social Media Under Control

Pakistan is one the deadliest countries for journalists and now we have also become one with one of the strictest social media...

Case against Sedition: Why a colonial-era law should go?

The sedition law, section 124-A of the Pakistan Penal Code, that is being used by the PTI government against both students as well as...

The Day of the Endangered Lawyer

A few days before the Day of the Endangered Lawyer, the Islamabad Bar Association issued a notification that made it mandatory for lawyers...

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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...

Banning Indian Cultural Products to Maintain Artificial Pakistani Narrative

The Pakistani state has a long history of moral policing but it appears to be becoming worse every year. According to an editorial the...

PDM Owes Pakistanis a Unified Message from a United Opposition

Bringing together 11 diverse political parties, from all over the country, holding 3 massive rallies in Gujranwala, Karachi, and Quetta, has been no mean...
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