Shaista Sindhu

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Pakistan’s economy continues in doldrums

Pakistan’s economy continues to remain in doldrums, even though the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan keeps the public pretense that all is well...

Pakistan’s Abysmal Human Rights Record Persists

Pakistan’s Human Rights record has never been commendable, and the country has ranked high on both the U.S. Department of State annual reports on...

Ignoring its Multitude of Problems, Pakistan Continues to Champion Palestine Cause

Right from Independence in 1947, Pakistan’s leaders have prided themselves on being the staunchest champions of the Palestine issue. Pakistan’s governments over the years...

Pakistan has signed but does not uphold international human rights agreements

One decade after ratifying the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the Convention against Torture, Pakistan has yet to demonstrate that...

Establishment Manages to Divide Pakistan Democratic Movement

Some months ago, there was hope for Pakistan’s democratic system when an 11 member opposition alliance, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) came together. All...

ISIS Kills More Shias in Pakistan But What is Govt. Doing to Stop it?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on Sunday January 3 targeting Shia Hazara miners in Mach coal field, 100 miles from...

Will Imran Khan’s ‘uniform curriculum’ reinforce social bias against women?

Women form almost fifty percent of Pakistan’s 207 million population, yet 32 percent of primary school age girls, 59 percent of secondary age girls,...

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...

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Pakistan’s Taliban Supporters Threaten Writ of State and Government

Pakistan has long suffered from the menace of radical Islamists because of the deep state’s desire to use these jihadi groups for their regional...

Pakistanis Cannot Have Normal Cricket Amidst Security Challenges

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s attempts to portray Pakistan as a normal country appear to be running into problems repeatedly. Pakistan’s economy is still in...

‘Amnesty’ for those responsible for APS massacre?

Pakistan’s deep state and Prime Minister Imran Khan may be celebrating Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan, but they are ignoring the blowback that Pakistani citizens...

Ideologically Adamant Taliban, International Skepticism Pose Threat to Pakistan

The Taliban and their Pakistan-based supporters may be thrilled that they have managed to overthrow what they perceived as two decades of governments that...
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