Tag

Pakistan politics

Page 2 of 12
Pakistan Court Grants Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Protection From Arrest – For a Time

Pakistan Court Grants Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Protection From Arrest – For a Time

By Munir Ahmed
The ruling paves the way for Sharif to return home after four years of self-exile in the United Kingdom.
What Nawaz Sharif’s Return to Pakistan Means

What Nawaz Sharif’s Return to Pakistan Means

By Umair Jamal
It signals a fair level of confidence in upcoming elections being fair and inclusive, and that he will be treated fairly by the courts.

Lawyers of Imran Khan Oppose His Closed-Door Trial Over Revealing Official Secrets

Lawyers of Imran Khan Oppose His Closed-Door Trial Over Revealing Official Secrets

By Munir Ahmed
Khan's lawyers say the closed trial is a gambit to ensure a quick conviction and sentencing of the former premier ahead of parliamentary elections.

Pakistani Court Suspends Corruption Conviction and Sentence of Former Prime Minister Imran Khan

Pakistani Court Suspends Corruption Conviction and Sentence of Former Prime Minister Imran Khan

By Munir Ahmed
The ruling clears the way for Khan to participate in the next general elections – unless he is convicted in a retrial or any of the many other legal cases against him.

Imran Khan’s Many Missed Opportunities

Imran Khan’s Many Missed Opportunities

By Raja Qaiser Ahmed and Muhammad Shoaib
Khan missed the chance to make his support base democratic and republican – and thereby transform himself into a true political force to reckon with.
What Does Pakistan’s New Caretaker Prime Minister Mean for Balochistan?

What Does Pakistan’s New Caretaker Prime Minister Mean for Balochistan?

By Kiyya Baloch
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar is from the troubled province, but he has consistently supported giving the military free rein in Balochistan.

Pakistan’s Path to Climate Action Needs Strong Political Leadership

Pakistan’s Path to Climate Action Needs Strong Political Leadership

By Abdul Waheed Bhutto
Political leaders must demonstrate strong commitment, empower local bodies, and engage communities as partners in the fight against climate change.
Dozens of Followers of Pakistan’s Imran Khan Quit His Party

Dozens of Followers of Pakistan’s Imran Khan Quit His Party

By Munir Ahmed
They have launched a new party called Tehreek-e-Insaf Parliamentarians ahead of elections.

The Islamist Threat Bordering Pakistan’s Political Crisis

The Islamist Threat Bordering Pakistan’s Political Crisis

By Samaya Anjum
The prospect of Islamist organizations toppling the state remains remote. But the real threat is the violence and destruction they might perpetrate in the process.

Is the Worst Yet to Come for Imran Khan?

Is the Worst Yet to Come for Imran Khan?

By Umair Jamal
As things stand, it seems neither Khan nor his political party will be permitted to contest elections.

Frankenstein’s Monster: Pakistan’s Military and Imran Khan

Frankenstein’s Monster: Pakistan’s Military and Imran Khan

By Muhammad A. Basit
The Pakistani military supported and nurtured Imran Khan, but later realized it was a failed experiment. 
Implications of Pakistan’s Terror Tagging of Political Opponents

Implications of Pakistan’s Terror Tagging of Political Opponents

By Abdul Basit
Charging political protestors under counterterrorism laws, even as extremist outfits are allowed to march in support of the military, will undermine Pakistan’s democracy.

Page 2 of 12