Zahid Khan

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FATF Sword of Damocles Keeps Hanging Over Pakistan

In 2018, the United Nations (UN) Financial Action Task Force (FATF) -- the international watchdog against money laundering and financing of terrorism ---  placed...

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...

Pashtuns Remember Last Year’s Massacre of Peaceful Protestors

It is one year since the Khar Qamar massacre. On May 28, 2019, 14 people were killed and more than 24 wounded...

Pakistani State Continues to Wage War Against its Own People

The Pakistani state has viewed all ethnic movements, political parties and ideologies as anathema to the very existence of...

Govt focuses on Media, Opposition politicians & Kashmir not Coronavirus

The world over governments are focusing on how to tackle the coronavirus issue and ensure that their populations recover soon. Pakistan deep state, however,...

Pakistan’s War on Journalists Continues

Journalists are an endangered community in Pakistan. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) 61 journalists have been killed in Pakistan since 1992...

From Bacha Khan to Manzoor Pashteen

The Pakistani state, whose identity is framed around religion, has always viewed any ethnic identity as a threat to its...

India and Pakistan should behave like responsible nuclear powers

In the aftermath of the August 5th decision by India to revoke Article 370, there has been a lot of rhetoric...

BBC on Secret Human Rights abuses by Pakistan’s Deep State

Over the years reports by international Human Rights organizations like Amnesty and Human Rights Watch and the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan...

Pakistan’s economic woes continue: SBP talks of higher inflation

Pakistan’s leadership may be feeling good about staving off an immediate economic crisis through the $6 billion IMF bailout but Pakistan’s economic problems are...

Gwadar Suicide Attack Reflects the Challenges in Balochistan

On May 10, 2019, five people including a soldier were killed after gunmen stormed the Pearl Continental, a five-star luxury hotel, in Balochistan. According...

Why did someone accused of fraud in US have Pakistan President’s Phone No.?

Pakistan-born Arif Naqvi, the founder of Abraaj Group who faces fraud charges in the United States, was denied bail by a London court out of...

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Establishment Fooling Pakistanis, again!

For the last 73 years, the Pakistani state has argued that Pakistan and Pakistanis cannot exist with the ‘K’ of Pakistan (Kashmir) becoming a...

India’s Actions in Kashmir Criticized for Human Rights Violations

One year after India revoked Article 370 from Indian occupied Kashmir (state of Jammu and Kashmir), Indian authorities continue to impose harsh and inhuman...

Book Banning and Censorship Exposes Hollowness of ‘Ideology of Pakistan’

Banning books, films, paintings, and poems, and censoring academics and journalists is now old in Pakistan. But in recent times this has taken an...

FATF Sword of Damocles Keeps Hanging Over Pakistan

In 2018, the United Nations (UN) Financial Action Task Force (FATF) -- the international watchdog against money laundering and financing of terrorism ---  placed...
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