Sidra Jafri

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With Economy Adrift, Pakistanis Continue to Hate Religious Minorities

Pakistan’s economy is under tremendous pressure, the country is facing a once-in-a-lifetime humanitarian disaster, and at a time like this when the political elite...

Election Commission Ruling Exposes Unlawful Funding of Imran Khan & PTI

Imran Khan and his cult-like following may argue that they are not as corrupt as other politicians, but the shine has gone from the...

Pakistan’s Poor and Vulnerable Remain Poor and Vulnerable

Pakistan is no country for the poor or vulnerable as is witnessed by the events surrounding the Nazim Jokhio case. In November 2021, the...

Imran Khan’s OIC Speech Reveals His Ignorance

Addressing the inaugural session of the 48th Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) Prime Minister Imran Khan brought up...

No Place For Shias in Today’s Pakistan

On Friday March 4, over 60 worshippers lost their lives and over 200 others were injured when a suicide attacker detonated himself inside a...

New National Security Policy Will Only Consolidate Pakistan as a Security State

In December 2021, the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the military establishment approved what is being described as the country’s first integrated...

Imran Khan’s Admiration of Turkey’s Erdogan Could Worsen Pakistan’s Economic Plight

Pakistan’s leaders have long expressed admiration for Turkey’s leaders and this, especially over the last few decades led the country down a dangerous path....

Sri Lankan Manager Burned Alive by Frenzied Pakistani Mob Over False Blasphemy Charge

Pakistan’s leaders and many Pakistanis have often claimed that things are better in Pakistan today than they were a few years ago and all...

Stop Misuse of Blasphemy Laws!

Pakistan ranks as one of the worst countries in the world when it comes to religious freedom and human rights. The country’s blasphemy laws...

Bullying Asma Shirazi is Part of Naya Pakistan’s Hostility towards Freedom of Expression

Pakistan ranks high on the list of countries that are hostile to freedom of speech and media freedoms.  Imran Khan’s government, contrary to speeches...

Afghan Science Textbooks, written before Taliban, way ahead of Pakistani Textbooks

Afghanistan is in the news for the Taliban’s refusal to allow girls to return to school but a recent study show that Urdu-language Afghan...

CPEC is not the panacea for Pakistan it was touted to be

For almost a decade, Pakistanis have been told that the China-Pakistan relationship and especially the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the panacea of...

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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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