Sidra Jafri

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Pakistan Govt. Policy is to Batter the media into submission

The recent decision by the Imran Khan cabinet to set up ‘‘media courts’’ is being viewed as another mechanism to beat or batter the...

Human Rights group slams KP govt over ordinance!

On Tuesday September 17, 2019, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government promulgated an ordinance extending certain powers of the armed forces, which were available in the...

Rise in custodial deaths troublesome, say activists

A steady rise in deaths in police custody has led to public outrage which may help force reforms in Pakistan’s criminal justice system. As...

Death of a veteran political activist

On August 25, veteran trade unionist, political activist and writer Biyyothil Mohyuddin Kutty, passed away in Karachi. Mr Kutty was born in Tirur...

Pakistani Establishment’s India Paranoia

The Pakistani establishment’s paranoia about India appears to have reached fever pitch, from writing letter to the UNICEF to ask for removal...

Miltestablishment rules with an Iron fist

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan is worse than Purana Pakistan. At least under previous civilian leaders, the Prime Minister had some say. Today,...

Suspending trade with India: Who will it hurt?

On Monday August 5, India repealed Article 370, an article that gave limited autonomy to Indian controlled Kashmir. Pakistan’s response, aside from resolutions and...

India and Pakistan need to care for their citizens

In the last week there has been a rise in exchange of fire along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan, this has...

ISPR’s Expanded Role Leads to Comical Defence of the Indefensible

Discretion they say is the better part of valor. But maybe that is not taught in the Pakistani military or the ISI. That is...

‘Justice Isa to challenge presidential reference in SC’

According to The News, Justice Qazi Faez Isa is likely to challenge the presidential reference against him. The presidential reference, a copy of...

Why Does Pakistan Block Protest/Awareness Camps for Baloch Missing Persons?’

According to an Amnesty International Report of March 2019, titled ‘Pakistan: Enduring Enforced Disappearances,’ “Enforced disappearances have long been a stain on Pakistan’s...

Imran Khan Admits Pakistan is host to Terrorists’

In astonishing admissions, during his visit to Washington DC earlier this week, Prime Minister Imran Khan admitted that there...

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‘Pakistan Govt Denies Internet to Some of its People’

  Clamping down on any form of dissent or protest has long been the policy of the Pakistani state and that appears to have continued...

Constitutional Writ Petition challenges NFC

A constitutional writ petition was filed in Peshawar high Court on Thursday July 9, under Article 199 of the Constitution, challenging the...

RSF Warns ISI Against Threatening Exiled Pakistani Journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF), an international non governmental organization that seeks to protect freedom of journalists around the world, has long chastised Pakistan for...

Travel to and from Pakistan Becomes Harder, increasing isolation

Pakistan is one of the most isolated countries in the world, with one of the weakest passports and fewer flights and connectivity than most...
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