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.

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...

India’s Chabahar fiasco: There’s more to this disaster than meets the eye

Earlier this week, India suffered a foreign policy setback of unprecedented proportions, as Iran announced that it was ‘dropping’ India from the Chabahar-Zahedan Railway...

Uzair Baloch’s JIT: The right questions to ask

Every time you think that you have seen the worst of politics in Pakistan, you are amazed to discover that there are still deeper...

Judge Arshad Malik’s misconduct may help reform the judiciary

On Friday, the Administrative Committee of the honourable Lahore High Court—consisting of the seven senior most judges, headed by the Chief Justice—dismissed the infamous...

What makes Jerusalem so holy & Trump’s deal ludicrous

At the start of the coming week, on July 1, 2020, President Trump’s “deal of the century”, relating to Israel’s annexation of the settlements...

Justice Isa’s case: making sense of the judgement & its aftermath

The honourable Supreme Court has passed its short-order in the Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s case. And in the aftermath, a new debate concerning the...

India at loss as Indo-Pacific strategy collapses

The past two decades of international policy and regional strategy have been a tremendous challenge for Pakistan. In the aftermath of 9/11, and the...

COVID-19 world: Does the government or opposition have any plan?

In the clutter of daily breaking news, political mudslinging, and the no-holds-barred social media, it is easy to lose track of what is important...

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