Syed Yahya Hussainy

20 Posts

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...

Memo commission goes on wild goose chase

Despite glaring contradictions and absurdities in the testimony of Mansoor Ijaz, the man who instigated the memo issue, the judicial commission of inquiry appointed...

Pakistan’s Latest Political Trial

Pakistan's security establishment has a history of using politically motivated trials to get rid of inconvenient civilian governments. Most famously, Gen. Zia-ul-Haq's 1977 coup...

Pakistan’s Long March to Isolation

American Defense Secretary Leon Panetta issued a strong warning to a long-time US ally last weekend, warning that if they don't change their stubborn...

Anti-American Pathology

Pakistan's political system is suffering from a debilitating illness. It is neither corruption, nor nepotism, nor most of the usual symptoms that our commentators...

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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...

Imran Khan’s Lack of Empathy Highlights Hazaras’ Plight

The recent killing of 10 Shia Hazara miners and the lack of sympathy expressed by Pakistan’s prime minister is not just sad, it is...

Denial and Lies Will Not Fix Pakistan’s Battered Economy

Pakistan’s economy has often faced crises but for the last 2.5 years, ever since Prime Minister Imran Khan’s PTI led government came to power,...

ISIS Kills More Shias in Pakistan But What is Govt. Doing to Stop it?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on Sunday January 3 targeting Shia Hazara miners in Mach coal field, 100 miles from...
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