Shehryar Riaz Sheikh

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Lord Nazir, Champion of Kashmir Cause and Imran Khan in UK, Convicted of Rape by UK Court

At a time when Pakistan is trying to internationalize the Kashmir issue once again, a man who has been a longtime supporter of both...

Muzzling Nawaz Sharif indicates his narrative is hurting establishment

Pakistan has long ranked high on countries that muzzle freedom of speech but under Prime Minister Imran Khan, the country has witnessed unheard of...

PDM Decides to Contest Polls, While Continuing Protests

Participation in the democratic process is key to democracy. Pakistan’s political parties have learned the lesson that staying out of polls only means you...

SAATH Conference Discusses Rule of Law, Human Rights, & Civilian Supremacy in Pakistan

At the 5th Annual conference of South Asians Against Terrorism and for Human Rights (SAATH), prominent Pakistani dissidents, including former and current members of...

Pashtun mothers in pain over escalating, heinous Taliban Attacks’

On May 12, 2020, the Afghan Taliban launched a heinous attack on a maternity ward in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The number of...

Pashtuns in U.S. Condemn Killings by Security Forces

On May 2nd, a senior leader of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), Sardar Arif Wazir was killed in an attack in his...

‘Missing Baloch Editor’s Body Found in Sweden: Are Pakistan’s Exiled Dissidents Now Under Threat?’

In March New Pakistan had reported on the disappearance of Sajid Hussain, editor of The Balochistan Times, who had been in exile in Sweden...

U.S. Ban on export of nuclear products shows Pakistan still seen with suspicion

Pakistan is not only referred to as Jihad Central but also as the land of the AQ Khan nuclear proliferation network. While the country’s...

Has Pakistan internationalized its anti-dissident death & abduction squads?

Pakistan remains one of the most dangerous countries to be a journalist, it ranked 142nd out of 180 countries in the 2019 RSF...

A History of Judicial Tyranny

26 April 2012 was another tragic day in our democratic history; the unanimously elected Prime Minister of Pakistan who in his wisdom ordered the...

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Economist once consulted by Imran Khan Explains Why Pakistan’s Economy Isn’t Growing

Despite Imran Khan’s proclamations about a ‘Riyasat e Madina’ Pakistan’s economic crises continue unabated and there is no sign that things will improve any...

Pakistan’s New Security Policy Offers Nothing New

The National Security Policy of Pakistan (NSP) released by the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan is simply ‘old wine in a new bottle.’...

New National Security Policy Will Only Consolidate Pakistan as a Security State

In December 2021, the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the military establishment approved what is being described as the country’s first integrated...

Murree Tragedy Needs Investigation by Independent Commission

On Saturday January 8, calamity hit Pakistan’s most popular hill station with 23 people dying as their cars were stranded in a massive traffic...
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