Shaista Sindhu

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Pakistan’s Politicians Vote to Recognize ‘Divine Right’ of Army Chiefs

On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, the National Assembly of Pakistan approved a bill granting legal cover to a three-year extension in service to current Chief...

General Bajwa’s Extension Drama Continues

In the midst of economic crises and international turmoil, Army Chief General Bajwa’s extension continues to occupy primetime on Pakistani...

‘Remembering Benazir Bhutto’s Legacy on the Day she was Assassinated’

12 years ago on December 27, 2019, Ms Benazir Bhutto, twice elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, the first woman head...

‘Pakistan Army Defends its Former Chief after Conviction for Treason’

The announcement of the special anti-terrorism court verdict sentencing former military dictator Pervez Musharraf to death in absentia on treason charges has...

When Bigots wont let an official mention Ahmadis as Pakistanis whose rights should be respected!

On December 12, the Assistant Commissioner of Attock, Jannat Hussain Nekokara, was forced to apologize for comments in support of...

‘Afghanistan Papers Suggest US Made Mistake in Trusting Musharraf & Pakistan’

On December 9th, the Washington Post published ‘The Afghanistan Papers’ a “confidential trove of government documents” that were “generated by a federal project examining the...

Pakistan’s Students Rise up in Protest

Pakistan has a young population with over 65 % of its population under the age of 25 years. On Friday November 29th, many of...

‘SC’s Conditional Verdict Further Embarrasses Gen Bajwa’

On November 28, 2019, the Supreme Court of Pakistan delivered an order announcing that Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa will remain the Chief...

‘Army Chief Extension: Why does everything in Pakistan Become a Circus?’

On November 26, 2019, the Supreme Court of Pakistan suspended the notification issued by Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government giving Chief of Army Staff...

HRCP condemns NPC bar on journalists’ forum

On November 23rd senior journalists were barred from entering the National Press Club (NPC)in Islamabad because Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) leader Manzoor Pashteen was invited....

UK courts become Waterloo for Pakistani Media Groups

The Pakistani media’s tendency to defame people at the behest of Pakistan’s establishment is getting pushback from the legal system in the United Kingdom. Pakistan...

Pakistan needs an anti-torture legislation: Human Rights body

Pakistan lacks a comprehensive legislative framework to eliminate torture and all forms of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment. On November 8th at...

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Rape Culture, Ignored and Condoned by Establishment and its Henchmen

Pakistan was the first Muslim country to have a woman as a Prime Minister and yet it is one of the most unsafe places...

Now, Pakistan’s Shia Muslims are Under Attack

Suppression of religious freedom and targeting of religious and ethnic minorities is old in Pakistan. The country has a long history of sectarianism with...

Imran Khan’s Claims About Pakistan Media Freedom Ring Hollow

Pakistan’s leaders may keep asserting that there is no media crackdown in Pakistan or that the country’s press is freer than in the West,...

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...
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