Shaista Sindhu

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Will Those Who Celebrated British Airways Returning to Pakistan Now Lament BA Canceling Flights to Lahore?

One and half years after British Airways announced its return to Pakistan, there was a big hullabaloo in the media and thumping of chests...

All Alone: OIC Refuses to Support Taliban the Way Pakistan Desires

Pakistan recently hosted the 17th extraordinary session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Council (OIC) attended by foreign ministers of 57 Muslim-majority nations and...

Sialkot Blasphemy Lynching Shows Pakistan is Far From Being a ‘Normal’ Country

The brutal lynching and burning of a Sri Lankan in Sialkot over allegations of blasphemy shows once again how far Pakistan is from becoming...

Having Sown Economic Mess, Imran Khan Reaps the Harvest

In 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan promised a Naya Pakistan that would not face any economic woes or problems. Three years later, Pakistan’s economy...

Imran Khan doesnt understand, Accountability Needs Credibility

The Pakistani state has long used the issue of corruption and ostensible need for accountability to attack those it views as a threat to...

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,...

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

Deal with IMF is Pakistan Rupee’s Only Hope

Pakistan’s economic crisis continues with the rupee in free fall and inconclusive talks between the government of Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)....

Pakistan in Crisis Mode, Once Again

Pakistan appears to be heading towards political confrontation with the recent PTI march on the federal capital. Crackdowns on the opposition leaders and the...

Pakistan Makes Changes to Electoral Law

Recently, the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2022 that seeks to remove the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in...
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