Saad Rasool

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Saad Rasool is a lawyer based in Lahore. He has an LL.M. in Constitutional Law from Harvard Law School. He can be reached at saad@post.harvard.edu, or Twitter: @Ch_SaadRasool.

Was PDM’s Multan rally legitimate?

On Friday, in the midst of useless political frenzy concerning the PDM ‘power show’ in Multan, Rana Sanauallah (one of the closest confidants of...

Borrowed governance system of West not fit for Pakistan

Pakistan is a democratic ‘constitutional republic’. In simpler words, Pakistan is a democracy that is supposed to function according to the institutional framework enshrined...

Trump may leave, but Trumpism stays

After more than 100 hours of the polls closing, several states in the United States are still counting votes in the Presidential Election 2020....

Does compromising national security make you ‘ghaddar’?

This week, Ayaz Sadiq, former Speaker of Pakistan’s National Assembly and a Nawaz Sharif loyalist, made an unsolicited statement on the floor of the...

NSA Moeed Yusuf’s interview is a reflection of ‘Naya Pakistan’

Over the past week, even as Pakistani media was consumed by the abhorrent (and self-destructive) tirades of Nawaz Sharif and his cohorts, an important...

Pakistan’s politics: Art of manipulating societal sentiment for personal aggrandizement

The past few weeks, in Pakistani politics, have been a revealing experience. They have laid bare the hypocrisy of our political system, and the...

Op-Ed: Opposition running ‘Democracy (Pvt) Ltd’ in the name of Democracy

The veneer of democracy, within our ‘democratic’ parties, is gradually (but surely) being demolished by a new generation of hereditary leaders across the opposition...

Motorway incident reveals years of injustice

There is no way to put into words the grief, horror and anger that people of Pakistan feel at the indescribable rape of a...

Who will answer for Karachi in the eternal court?

I had to travel to Karachi at the start of last week, for a few cases fixed before the honourable Sindh High Court. On...

In the memory of Hussain-Ibn-Ali (A.S.)

History is an unforgiving court. It sits in judgment over god-kings and sprawling empires that had conquered the known world of their time. And...

Kashmir: the death nail of ‘Incredible India’?

Saad Rasool explains how through a constitutional travesty in removing Article 370. Modi’s Hindutva government extinguished the democratic hopes of 13 million Kashmiris, making...

UAE-Israel deal: A betrayal of the Palestinian people?

In a move that has jolted Middle East’s geopolitics, on August 13, 2020, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) decided to ‘recognise’ the State of...

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