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International Human Rights Day: Pakistanis question state institutions about their missing human rights

Men, women and children belonging to the most marginalized segments of the society including gypsy community, brick kiln workers, sanitary workers, trans-genders, Persons with...

Dr. Taimur Rahman Response to Ahmed Quraishi

Response to Allegations by Express TV. A number of accusations have been made against me on Express TV by the anchor Ahmed Quraishi. I would...

Freedom of expression – the voices that need to be heard are ignored and even silenced

The following statement by Asian Human Rights Commission was released on 28th November 2013. The original is available at the AHRC website here: http://www.humanrights.asia/news/ahrc-news/AHRC-STM-220-2013 With the...

Pakistanis facing beheading in Saudi Arabia need immediate UN intervention: Asian Legal Resource Centre

A written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), a non-governmental organisation with general consultative status 1. In view of the discussion on...

Full Text of Malala’s Speech at UN

In the name of God, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful. Honourable UN Secretary General Mr Ban Ki-moon, Respected President General Assembly Vuk Jeremic Honourable UN envoy...

Benazir Bhutto Remembered

by Farahnaz Ispahani Today is the fifth death anniversary of Pakistan’s iconic leader, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. History remembers her as the first elected woman prime...

Transcript of President Zardari’s Speech before UN General Assembly

H.E.President Asif Ali Zardari President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan General Debate 67th Session United Nations General Assembly September 25, 2012   Bismilla hirrahmaan irrahim...

Document From Imran Khan’s Benami Transaction

On Saturday, 26th May, investigative journalist Umar Cheema reported that "clean" Imran Khan purchased his Bani Gala estate in a 'benami transaction' with his...

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...

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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...