Shaista Sindhu

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Conflict of Interest: Imran Khan, Davos, & Businessman Ikram Sehgal

While attending World Economic Forum (WEF), at Davos in January 2020, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated that his stay had been sponsored...

HRCP: Where is the sovereignty of Pakistan’s citizens?

If Pakistan seeks to make progress towards becoming a democracy, one of the key issues that need to be tackled are its human rights...

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....

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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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