Sidra Jafri

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Khan’s Promises Notwithstanding, Pakistan’s Economy Continues to Slide

Two and a half years after coming to power and promising a Naya Pakistan in which the country would not have to beg or...

Imran Khan Govt Acts More Desperate as Opposition Mobilizes

With a strong campaign, three massive rallies, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), the political situation in country is getter tenser day by day. The...

Terrorist Bombing in Peshawar Proves the Jihadis Never Really Went Away

On October 27, eight people were killed and more than 110 injured in an IED explosion at the Jamia Zuberia madressah in Peshawar's Dir...

Arrests of Shehbaz Sharif and Zardari Suggest Pakistani Politics Stuck in Old Ways

Has Pakistani politics returned to being a zero-sum game? That is the question being asked after the media suppression of the last two years,...

Remembering Pakistan’s Disappeared on ‘International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances’

On the occasion of International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances (August 31), there is a need to acknowledge that despite Pakistan signing...

Pakistan’s Blasphemy Obsession Leads to Sectarianism

  Pakistan has one of the worst blasphemy laws, a terrible record on minority (ethnic and religious) rights, and a brutal history of sectarian conflict....

HRCP’s Fact finding mission: Watta Satta takes another victim

Violence against women and ignorance among women of their constitutional right to life and security is rampant in many parts of Pakistan. An independent...

Bigotry & Intolerance reign in Islamic Republic!

Minorities of any hue in Pakistan, have never been safe and always been threatened. Prime Minister Imran Khan has often asserted that Pakistan’s minorities...

‘Demolition of Hindu homes in Bahawalpur illegal, inhumane,‘ says HRCP

Pakistan is a 97% Muslim majority country has an extremely small Hindu populace. The Hindu community has faced forced conversion, blasphemy attacks,...

Pakistan’s Economic woes: Pakistan continues to be nation with begging bowl

Covid19 has hit every country in the world with developing countries, like Pakistan, amongst the hardest hit. Pakistan’s economic woes predate Covid19 but the country...

More Tanks than Ventilators expose misplaced Pak establishment priorities

On March 30, Asfandiyar Mir, a University of Stanford based Post Doctoral fellow, posted these figures on Twitter comparing India...

Human rights organization cautions against spread of communal violence across South Asia

February 2020 witnessed the worst anti-Muslim pogroms in India’s capital Delhi after the 2002 anti-Muslim Gujarat riots and the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Human...

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Imran Khan Appoints His ‘Rudy’ as Head of State TV

The recent appointment of Naeem Bukhari, a television personality who served as Imran Khan’s personal lawyer, as chairman of Pakistan Television Corporation represents the...

Pakistan’s Rulers Are Out of Touch with Reality

  We live today in a world where the people are connected to their government and their leaders through multiple channels, traditional and modern. In...

Ending Extremist Reality More Important Than Just Changing Narrative

Pakistani governments have always believed that all they need to do is change the narrative about Pakistan, without changing its reality. The reality is...

Debt Ridden Pakistan Cannot Afford to Alienate Friends, from France to Saudi & UAE

At a time when Pakistan’s economy is on a downward slide, it is losing friends in the Gulf, and it is increasingly isolated on...
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