Sidra Jafri

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Bigotry & Intolerance reign in Islamic Republic!

Minorities of any hue in Pakistan, have never been safe and always been threatened. Prime Minister Imran Khan has often asserted that Pakistan’s minorities...

‘Demolition of Hindu homes in Bahawalpur illegal, inhumane,‘ says HRCP

Pakistan is a 97% Muslim majority country has an extremely small Hindu populace. The Hindu community has faced forced conversion, blasphemy attacks,...

Pakistan’s Economic woes: Pakistan continues to be nation with begging bowl

Covid19 has hit every country in the world with developing countries, like Pakistan, amongst the hardest hit. Pakistan’s economic woes predate Covid19 but the country...

More Tanks than Ventilators expose misplaced Pak establishment priorities

On March 30, Asfandiyar Mir, a University of Stanford based Post Doctoral fellow, posted these figures on Twitter comparing India...

Human rights organization cautions against spread of communal violence across South Asia

February 2020 witnessed the worst anti-Muslim pogroms in India’s capital Delhi after the 2002 anti-Muslim Gujarat riots and the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Human...

Are Pakistani citizens less precious than All Weather Friend China?

After weeks of obfuscating, and after every country in the world has issued warnings and tried to protect its citizens, Naya Pakistan of Prime...

HRCP Report on shutting down of minority communities sites of worship

Pakistan’s track record of protection of its minorities – religious or ethnic – is abysmal. On February 24, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan...

Life is Getting Harder for Vulnerable Sections of Pakistan Society

The mark of a society comes from how it treats its most vulnerable. The hari and mazdoor of Sindh are some of...

‘Is Pakistan Following China’s Lead in Controlling Social Media’

One week ago, New Pakistan wrote about the repressive new social media regulations that were recently implemented by the government...

Terrorists have better human rights than average citizens?

On January 11th, the former spokesman of the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Ehsanullah Ehsan, escaped from his prison, and made his way to...

Why are Sanitation Workers in Pakistan Killing themselves? HRCP Explains the Suicides

A society is known by whether or not it is able to protect its weakest citizens. In the last few...

Nankana Incident Shows Limits of Pakistan’s Khalistan Agenda

Pakistan has often been described as one of the worst offenders of religious freedom and minority rights. While Prime Minister Imran Khan...

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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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