Shaista Sindhu

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Pakistani Human Rights activist rendered stateless by Deep State

The citizen of every country has a fundamental right to a passport and no one should be deprived of this right simply because the...

Concerns regarding police custody deaths

Deaths in police custody have been on the rise in Pakistan, especially the province of Punjab. According to police records, five prisoners have died in...

‘Pakistan’s Enforced Disappearance Nightmare Continues’

The government of Pakistan’s appointed Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances admitted in June 2018 that it had received 5,177 cases of alleged...

‘Why does Naya Pakistan keep lying and getting caught?’

All Pakistan’s establishment cares about is what plays out in the Pakistani media and social media which is why they keep trying to...

Media censorship continues unabated

Pakistan has one of the worst records on media freedom and suppression of dissent. Global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF)...

Establishment-cultivated anger starts to backfire

Ever since the Ayub Khan era Pakistan’s establishment has built a narrative that the military is good and politicians are bad. This anger has...

New jihad being prepared in Rawalpindi for Kashmir?

Social media has been abuzz with reports that Pakistan’s security establishment is planning another Pulwama-style attack inside Indian controlled Kashmir. According...

Pakistani doctors with MS, MD degrees sacked in Saudi Arabia & Gulf countries

Since the 1970s, Pakistan’s economy has depended heavily on remittances from its citizens working in the Gulf Arab states. Pakistani doctors, engineers and other...

‘Modi catches Pakistan’s Military, PM, & Hyper-nationalists by surprise in Kashmir’

Most Pakistanis have been brought up believing that Kashmir is the ‘unfinished business of Partition’ and that one day all of Kashmir will become...

‘Military-owned Media House’ – Now What’s this about?

The Deep state and security establishment of every country is often deemed both by its supporters and detractors as being all powerful....

ISI Pressure, Horse-Trading prevents Change of Senate Chairman

Over the last decade, a number of Pakistani political leaders – including serving Prime Ministers from Yusuf Raza Gilani to Nawaz Sharif to Shahid...

Will Iran Pipeline cancellation result in new penalties on Pakistan?

Pakistan has yet to recover from the Reko Diq and Broadsheet cases where the government has to pay billions of dollars in...

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Is Pakistan’s Opposition Finally Standing up to the Military Establishment?

For far too long, Pakistani politicians have traipsed around the issue of the military’s meddling in politics. The Multi-Party Conference held on Sunday, September...

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,...
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