Shaista Sindhu

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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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Pakistan Must Get Rid of Colonial Laws Against Peaceful Assembly

Seventy Five Years after Independence, Pakistan still has many archaic colonial-era laws and primitive policing strategies. A new study by the Human Rights Commission...

HRCP: Polarizing Political Discourse Will only hurt Pakistan

Pakistan has always been a polarized society but four years of Imran Khan and his politics have left political discourse deeply polarized. At a...

Pakistan Needs an Agreement with IMF Urgently

Pakistan’s ongoing economic crisis is not going to ease unless and until the government is able to get the IMF onboard and obtain the...

Pakistan Needs Continuity In Policy for Economy to Stabilize

Pakistan has long been characterized by political instability perpetuated by frequent interruption of the democratic political process that has resulted in the absence of...
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