User: newstrust Topic: Pakistan
Category: Democracy Matters
Last updated: Apr 28 2018 22:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The banishment of Nawaz Sharif 19.4.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Judges in contempt 17.4.2018 Editorials – The Indian Express
With or without Nawaz Sharif 16.4.2018 Hindu: Opinion
Even as the court bars him from public office, it is unwise to make predictions in Pakistani politics
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People abroad are asking their militaries to save their democracies. It won’t work. 13.4.2018 Washington Post
People abroad are asking their militaries to save their democracies. It won’t work.
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Whistleblowers are vital to democracy. We need to better protect them 9.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Two years ago, we published the Panama Papers. The internal data from the dubious Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca revealed how dictators, drug cartels, mafia clans, fraudsters, weapons dealers and regimes like North Korea and Iran use offshore shell companies to hide their shady business transactions....

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Musharraf postpones plan to return to Pakistan 8.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
He is likely to return by end of May or even start of June as soon as a caretaker government is formed, the party leader told the Express Tribune.
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Skulduggery in Pakistan’s Senate races sets stage for chaotic general election 22.3.2018 Washington Post
Skulduggery in Pakistan’s Senate races sets stage for chaotic general election
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U.S. Empire Still Incoherent After All These Years 21.2.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: Without solid economic, political and ideological bases, the U.S. lacks the legitimacy and authority it needs to operate beyond its borders, argues Nicolas J.S. Davies in this essay. By Nicolas J.S. Davies I recently reread Michael Mann’s book, Incoherent…Read more →
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Loneliness Of Asma Jahangir 14.2.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Feisty fighter, Pakistan’s conscience 13.2.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Asma Jahangir, Pakistan rights icon and feisty fighter at the barricades, dies 12.2.2018 Front Page – The Indian Express
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Asma Jehangir: a symbol of resistance, a votary of peace 11.2.2018 Hindu: News
Pakistan’s iron lady was a fierce opponent of dictatorships
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In different courts 8.2.2018 Hindu: Opinion
Selective judicial activism is now seen as the dominant force against democratic representation in Pakistan
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Once a mighty political force, the Pakistan People’s Party is struggling to make a comeback 11.12.2017 Washington Post: World
On its 50th anniversary, the party looks to a young leader for an unlikely resurgence.
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Democracy being repeatedly murdered in Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif 28.11.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Pak Senate chairman urges state institutions to work within constitutional limits 4.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Karachi [Senate], Nov.4 : Pakistan's Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has urged the country's state institutions to work within constitutional limits and not interfere in each other's mandated domains unconstitutionally.
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The turnover test in Pakistan 2.11.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The country’s democratic transition faces multiple challenges, real as well as imagined
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Keep The Army Out Of It 2.11.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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In Pakistan, Growing Concern Over Tensions Between Military And Civilian Leaders 10.10.2017 NPR News
Many in the ruling party believe they are being undermined by Pakistani military and intelligence officials, backed by what they see as a subservient judiciary.
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Every day six people killed extra-judicially in Balochistan: Ahmar Mustikhan 5.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Geneva [Switzerland], Oct.5 : Human rights violations in Balochistan province of Pakistan have drawn concern and criticism globally.
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