Syed Yahya Hussainy

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Pakistan’s ‘Environment be Damned’ Approach Having Disastrous Effects

The Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project (RUDP) is an urban development megaproject in Lahore that runs along the Ravi River. It includes the construction...

Pakistan is in Disarray and so is its Political Opposition

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his advisors have often believed that they will be able to stay in power if they hold sway over...

Imposter, not Saviour: Daska Election Exposes Imran Khan’s Fraud

For decades, Imran Khan and his followers have argued that he was the Messiah that Pakistan needed: uncorrupted, clean, and someone who would never...

Pakistanis Continue to Crave Democracy, PDM Must Fulfil People’s Hopes

Pakistan’s history has demonstrated that the people of the country, like their neighbors, crave democracy. They vote in elections, support civilian political parties, and...

Callous Pakistan Government Fails to Get Covid Vaccines For Its People

Every government around the world is trying to ensure they have enough vaccines for their citizens. The Government of Pakistan had promised that they...

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...

Imran Khan failing in dealing with his myriad challenges

Politics in Pakistan is a funny game. Neither brute majority in Parliament nor charisma offer manna for survival.  Only the ability to pocket pride...

The Unending Saga of Pakistan’s Enforced Disappearances

  Pakistan has long had a history of a state where citizens are subject to “enforced disappearances” --- people who speak out against the state...

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...

Will Covid-19 Pandemic Worsen Pakistan’s Human Rights Situation?

All over the world, the weakest segments of society will be the worst hit by Covid19. That is also true in Pakistan....

What Good Does Another ‘Kashmir Day’ Do?

For the last seven decades Kashmir has driven Pakistan’s foreign and security policy. Pakistanis have the right to believe that Kashmir should form part...

Memo saga heads in different direction

Although the anti-PPP publicists have renewed their claims about Mansoor Ijaz’s version of events about the memo saga looking very believable, the ruling party...

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Bangladesh Record on Women Shows Where Pakistan Has Gone Wrong

        Pakistan has a terrible record when it comes to human rights, civic rights, and gender related rights. Most of the countries of South...

Bidding Farewell to I.A. Rehman, Pakistan’s Relentless Human Rights Defender

With the recent demise of I.A. Rahman, the honorary spokesperson and former secretary-general I. A. Rehman of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP),...

Pakistan’s ‘Environment be Damned’ Approach Having Disastrous Effects

The Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project (RUDP) is an urban development megaproject in Lahore that runs along the Ravi River. It includes the construction...

Former Playboy Imran Khan Blames Women‘s Clothing for Rape

Leaders are supposed to set examples, not just on the political but also the social front. However, Prime Minister Imran Khan apparently does not...
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