Shaista Sindhu

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Imran Khan’s Legal Challenges are of his own Making

Former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and his cult-like following may claim a conspiracy against him by both domestic and foreign opponents but the reality is...

Current Crises in Pakistan Are Collective Failure of All Pakistani Institutions

Seventy-five years after independence Pakistan ranks 123rd on the Global Democracy Matrix, just two points above Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. According to U.S.-based international freedom watchdog,...

Will Those Who Celebrated British Airways Returning to Pakistan Now Lament BA Canceling Flights to Lahore?

One and half years after British Airways announced its return to Pakistan, there was a big hullabaloo in the media and thumping of chests...

All Alone: OIC Refuses to Support Taliban the Way Pakistan Desires

Pakistan recently hosted the 17th extraordinary session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Council (OIC) attended by foreign ministers of 57 Muslim-majority nations and...

Sialkot Blasphemy Lynching Shows Pakistan is Far From Being a ‘Normal’ Country

The brutal lynching and burning of a Sri Lankan in Sialkot over allegations of blasphemy shows once again how far Pakistan is from becoming...

Having Sown Economic Mess, Imran Khan Reaps the Harvest

In 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan promised a Naya Pakistan that would not face any economic woes or problems. Three years later, Pakistan’s economy...

Imran Khan doesnt understand, Accountability Needs Credibility

The Pakistani state has long used the issue of corruption and ostensible need for accountability to attack those it views as a threat to...

Pakistan’s economy continues in doldrums

Pakistan’s economy continues to remain in doldrums, even though the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan keeps the public pretense that all is well...

Pakistan’s Abysmal Human Rights Record Persists

Pakistan’s Human Rights record has never been commendable, and the country has ranked high on both the U.S. Department of State annual reports on...

Ignoring its Multitude of Problems, Pakistan Continues to Champion Palestine Cause

Right from Independence in 1947, Pakistan’s leaders have prided themselves on being the staunchest champions of the Palestine issue. Pakistan’s governments over the years...

Pakistan has signed but does not uphold international human rights agreements

One decade after ratifying the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the Convention against Torture, Pakistan has yet to demonstrate that...

Establishment Manages to Divide Pakistan Democratic Movement

Some months ago, there was hope for Pakistan’s democratic system when an 11 member opposition alliance, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) came together. All...

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Imran Khan Cult Ignores Common Sense at Pakistan’s Peril

Former prime minister Imran Khan and his cult-like following may continue to believe that Khan is the solution for all of Pakistan’s problems. However,...

A Routine UN Speech Get PM Sharif Little International Support

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif gave his maiden speech at UN General Assembly on September 23. While the majority of the premier’s speech focused on...

Pakistan’s 3 Finance Ministers in One Year Do Not Reflect Stability

Pakistan’s biggest crisis is its economy and for the long-term growth of any economy, stability at the helm is key. Miftah Ismail has done...

Pakistanis Play ‘Who Will Be The Next Army Chief’ While Crises Engulf Country

The army has dominated Pakistan since its independence in 1947 to the extent that the selection of the army chief is often of more...
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