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No, Fazlur Rehman Cannot Protect Pakistanis’ Democratic Rights
October 10, 2020

No, Fazlur Rehman Cannot Protect Pakistanis’ Democratic Rights

By Umair Jamal
Opposition parties have tapped a right-wing Islamist as the leader of the Pakistan Democratic Movement. That raises serious questions.

Radical Islamists Hold Filmmaking Hostage in Pakistan
February 14, 2020

Radical Islamists Hold Filmmaking Hostage in Pakistan

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Stopping the released of an award-winning film to appease an Islamist group sets a troubling precedent.
Pakistani Court Hands Down 55-year Sentences to 86 Islamists
January 17, 2020

Pakistani Court Hands Down 55-year Sentences to 86 Islamists

By Associated Press
The 86 were charged with damaging public property, beating people up and staging sit-ins against the acquittal of Aasia Bibi in 2018.

Pakistani Islamists Stage Sit-in in Islamabad, Demand Prime Minister’s Resignation
November 02, 2019

Pakistani Islamists Stage Sit-in in Islamabad, Demand Prime Minister’s Resignation

By Associated Press
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party led the march, painting PM Khan as a inept military puppet.

Ahmadis Once Again Fear the Fallout From Pakistan’s Political Tussles
October 28, 2019

Ahmadis Once Again Fear the Fallout From Pakistan’s Political Tussles

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
“All political issues, which have nothing to do with us, see us becoming the scapegoats,” says the Ahmadiyya community’s spokesperson.

The Defiance of Pakistani Atheists
August 22, 2019

The Defiance of Pakistani Atheists

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
In a country where atheism is a capital offense, nonbelievers are still finding quiet ways to forge community.

The ‘Father of the Taliban’ Is Dead. What Does That Mean for the Afghan Peace Process?
November 08, 2018

The ‘Father of the Taliban’ Is Dead. What Does That Mean for the Afghan Peace Process?

By Irfan Yar
How will Maulana Sami-ul-Haq’s murder impact the Afghan peace process?
A New Pakistan Government, a New Way to Persecute Ahmadis
September 08, 2018

A New Pakistan Government, a New Way to Persecute Ahmadis

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The PTI government picked Atif Mian as an economic adviser -- then dropped him once his faith became an issue.

Women in Imran Khan's 'New Pakistan'
August 03, 2018

Women in Imran Khan's 'New Pakistan'

By Maham Javaid
Will the incoming prime minister deliver a new – and better – Pakistan for the country's women?

Imran Khan: Another Act in Pakistan’s Circus
July 27, 2018

Imran Khan: Another Act in Pakistan’s Circus

By C. Christine Fair
It wasn't Imran Khan who won the election. It was (as always) Pakistan's army.

Why the Pakistan Army Is Vying to Influence the General Elections
July 20, 2018

Why the Pakistan Army Is Vying to Influence the General Elections

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The upcoming election is about more than Nawaz Sharif – or even Pakistani democracy.
Pakistan’s Troubled Frontier Justice
January 18, 2018

Pakistan’s Troubled Frontier Justice

By Shah Meer Baloch
Opposition is growing to the outdated colonial law governing Pakistan's tribal areas.

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