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The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is in Danger
The fifth-largest nation in the world is in danger, and its rapidly-changing political scene must not be too volatile to cope
10 Years Ago Our Colleague Was Abducted in Pakistan. His Wife & Children Still Don’t Know Where He Is.
“Ten years ago this week a good man was snatched off the streets of Pakistan by the intelligence services whilst collecting his young children from school,” writes Dr Abdul Wahid
Pakistan installs new prime minister amid fallout of Imran Khan’s ouster
Scores of Pakistanis have been protesting across the country and indeed the world at what they describe as US-meddling in their democracy.
Heightened tensions in Kashmir amid torture fears for Muslim activist held on spurious terror charges
The prominent Kashmiri human rights campaigner and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) critic Khurram Parvez has been arrested on phoney terrorism charges.
India threatens sedition charges against Pakistan cricket win celebrators
The Chief Minister of India’s state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has caused consternation and alarm after he pressed charges of cyberterrorism and “promoting enmity among groups” against seven Muslim youths.
Pakistan & Turkey to coproduce TV series on legendary Muslim leader Salāh al-Dīn
An agreement has been reached to co-produce a television series surrounding the life of the iconic and inspirational Muslim general Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn al-Ayyūbī (raḥimahu Allāh).
COVID-19: As India’s Covid variant spreads, Pakistan faces ‘impending doom’
Last week saw a record rise in COVID-19 deaths in Pakistan. With the capacity of COVID-19 to spread exponentially, fear is spreading across Pakistan that it too will see a similar picture to India.
This week the Senate of Pakistan voted to approve the Compulsory Teaching of the Arabic Language Bill 2020.
Indian Army captain ‘planted weapons’ on deceased Kashmiri civilians
In a rare move, Indian police have filed charges against an army officer as well as two civilians for planting guns on the corpses of three Kashmiri labourers shot and killed in July earlier this year.
“I categorically presented Pakistan’s stance on Israel to the UAE’s foreign minister that we will not and cannot establish a relationship with Israel until a concrete and permanent solution to the Palestine issue is found…”