Pakistan

The Marshall Islands at the ICJ: Preview

Over the next two weeks, oral arguments in the Marshall Islands’ nuclear disarmament cases will take place at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) originally filed the lawsuits in April…

Pakistan Celebrates Indian Prime Minister’s Visit

Islamabad, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Several Pakistanis parties and politicians are celebrating today the surprise visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet with his counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, while they advocated dialogue. The only solution to our nations’ problems…

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—The Iran Deal: the solution to a problem that never was

The “real” problem is Israel’s real 80-200 warheads, potential Saudi proliferation – and the ‘end of the world’ problem: the same old US/Russia potential apocalypse that has been waiting in the wings since the early 1960s and hasn’t gone away.…

Pakistan: Paradise remains Paradise

Human beings can create hell and paradise on Earth. While incidentally damaging nature ever since birth, human beings have also made it hell for themselves through wars and violence and that is on top of the pollution, while we were…

Pakistan: the role of media in political activism

Different political forces strike or cooperate with each other in any political system. However, if a political system is strong, it can accommodate, domesticate or maintain equilibrium or balance among these forces to maintain stability in society. If it is…

Violent episode in Economic Corridor movie

Pakistan: Life is cheap and miserable here. Asian Tigers, business tycoons, military strategic partners, and aggressive contractors fighting hard to find ways to suck the blood of ignorant or innocent human beings of this earth who are daily deceived through…

The Changemaker

Human Wrongs Watch Asma Ahmad Sheikh has helped people in rural Pakistan get training and set up their own businesses. Her work as a Changemaker led to her winning in a global skills competition. THATTA, Pakistan (ILO) – Asma Ahmad…

PAKISTAN: Formation of military courts not a solution but an illusion

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission ASIA/PAKISTAN: Formation of military courts not a solution but an illusion Yesterday, 6th January 2015, the National Assembly of Pakistan passed an amendment to the Constitution allowing the formation of military…

Jammu children pray for Peshawar military school victims

School children in Jammu (Kashmir) observe two-minutes of silence and light candles to pray for the victims who were killed in the attack at the army run school in Peshawar, Pakistan, during the school’s Annual Day – on Wednesday, 17…

Pakistan’s Contain(er)ed Revolution

When real revolutions happen in significant countries – as in Iran in 1978 or Egypt in 2011 – millions of people pour out on the streets throughout the country and bring everything to a standstill. In the current “revolution” underway…

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