Farah Adeed

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The writer is a political analyst.

‘A military is only for war’: In response to Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy

Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy, former Professor of Physics at the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, is a distinguished Pakistani academic and a prominent public intellectual. He has...

Who is responsible for India’s democratic downfall?

Democracy is in decline across the world. Freedom House reported that democracy around the world was ‘under assault and in retreat around the globe’. Michael J....

Post-Corona World (dis)Order: The end of global leadership?

liberal democracies were getting weaker even before the pandemic but China has nothing to offer in terms of a political model.

Why is PM Imran Khan’s government controlling dissent in Pakistan?

Totalitarian regimes do not afford to allow public intellectuals and free thinkers to express their ideas freely. The very composition of an authoritarian regime...

Is Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif in the making?

“The more things change the more they stay the same." Let’s recall some powerful assertions which attempted to define or re-define our filthy political...

The madness behind “Paragraph 66”

"We direct the law enforcement agencies to strive their level best to apprehend the fugitive/convict and to ensure that the punishment is inflicted as...

Karo-Kari in Sindh: A Practice Related to Honor That Has No Honor in itself

News Analysis |Honor killing or murder in the name of honor is a feature of socially conservative societies. The primary target of these acts...

In defense of theory

In a normative manner, I am open to admit that those who study or have some interest in Social Sciences are more informed, open-minded...

Gullu Butt, Saulat Mirza, Ayyan Ali and the constitutional jurisdiction of the judiciary

Farah Adeed |There is a widely held misconception across the globe in general, and in Pakistan in particular, that in modern sovereign state system...

Violence in the Courts: How can the Academy be helpful?

Farah Adeed |On April 25, a local lawyer attacked Senior Civil Judge Khalid Mehmood in Jaranwala, an underdeveloped Tehsil of Faisalabad, with a chair...

Naya Pakistan: New Cabinet and the future of old-PTI

Farah Adeed | Prime Minister Imran Khan, the man presented as the iron man of Pakistan, is seemingly in troubled waters. A failing economy, poor...

Justice system: Why and how should Imran Khan reform it?

Farah Adeed |Taliban and extremist groups working under religious covers to pursue vested political interests offer something very appealing to the common people. A...

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