Pakistan


A Sign Of Easing Tension? India And Pakistan’s Joint Venture To Forge Religious Ties

Under the directives of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, and Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Dr Amir Ahmed, July 3rd witnessed the opening of an ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province. For the first time in 72 years, Pakistani adherents of Hinduism were granted […]


Hundreds Infected with HIV in Pakistan’s Sindh Province

Pakistan’s southern Sindh province experienced an unprecedented HIV outbreak after nearly 700 people, mainly children, were diagnosed with the virus. Concerns became prevalent in April when parents in the city of Ratodero alerted doctors of their children falling ill with uncontrollable fevers, a common symptom of the virus, and not […]


Difficulties On The Road To China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

In its numerous dimensions, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is perceived as the pinnacle of the modern silk road, connecting the fragmented and developing economies of the Asian subcontinent to Western and Arab markets. An intriguing component of this initiative is CPEC, namely China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, connecting Western China (Xinjian) […]


Need For Independent Investigation Regarding The Deaths Of Three Protesters In North Waziristan, Pakistan

Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) are calling on the Pakistani government to order an independent investigation into the reported killing of three activists in the North Waziristan region of Pakistan. While some accounts say eight people were killed, it is known that […]


A Forgotten People: Kashmiri Civilians Along The Line Of Control

The conflict over a divided Kashmir has been long and bloody; beginning with the Partition of India in 1947 by the British Empire. The partition involved the separation of India along religious lines, into a Hindu majority India and a Muslim majority Pakistan and East Pakistan (Bangladesh). Ambiguous demarcation, ignorance […]


Julian Assange: A Martyr Of Journalism

Thursday, 11 April 2019, saw the eventual arrest of Julian Assange, controversial figurehead of Wikileaks by British police. Following his expulsion from the Ecuadorian embassy in London ending his seven-year asylum. He had taken refuge there to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been […]


Pakistan’s Nationwide Campaign Against Polio To Continue Despite Violence

On April 22nd, Pakistan’s federal government launched a nationwide campaign against polio and has since managed to vaccinate more than 37 million children, approaching its goal of 39 million. Several news outlets claimed that the campaign was brought to an abrupt halt after a string of violent attacks against healthcare […]