Tag: Freedom

Manto – A film about Rebellion and Freedom

News Desk | The much-awaited biopic “Manto” directed by Nandita Das is set to hit theatres and shock audiences on February 17, 2018. Saadat Hasan...

Ban imposed on religious service at unauthorized churches

News Analysis | On January 15th 2018, the authorities decided to ban service in unauthorized churches in Abbottabad. The security officials stated that this decision...

Pakistan demands rationale behind addition on ‘Special Watch List’ placement

News Analysis | Pakistan’s ambassador to US Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry demanded justification from US authorities over addition in “Special Watch List” for severe violations of...

Saudi Prince pays heavy price for freedom

Reuters | Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching an "acceptable settlement agreement"...

Saudi Princes offered freedom for 70 percent of their wealth

News Analysis |  Saudi Arabian authorities are demanding billions of dollars from the detained princes and prominent businessmen following their arrest in the so-called anti-corruption...

Desert Kingdom in transition: Will Muhammad Bin Salman be the real...

News Analysis | In an interview with the Guardian, Saudi crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman said that he will return Saudi Arabia toward moderate Islam,...

Our real intellectual crisis is not that we are failing to...

Dr. S. Zulfiqar Gilani | Discerning people agree that we have an intellectual crisis in the country. However, write-ups on the crisis are largely descriptive...

How to be free from constraints

Natalie Sisson | I’d like you to imagine waking up tomorrow with no limitations whatsoever. How would you spend your day? Who would you spend it with? Where in...

Will US be able to sustain its global dictatorship?

Jacob G. Hornberger | On July 21, 1821, John Quincy Adams, who would go on to become the sixth president of the United States, warned that...

Watch Hamza Ali Abbasi giving a shut up call to all...

‘Khirad’ of ‘Humsafar’, Mahira Khan came under the guns of the moral brigade after her photos with Ranbir Kapoor went viral on social media...

Saudi women & Vision 2030: A test of Prince Salman’s reforms

James M Dorsey | Saudi Arabia's 85th birthday could prove to be historic -- one that could put to the test opposition to Crown Prince...

How discipline makes children more aggressive

Anna Chui | A 7-year-old boy was lost and never found in the woods of Nannie, Hokkaido in May of 2016. The bear infested area...

MNA calls for curriculum reform amid Christian schoolboy’s lynching: Is that...

News Analysis | The National Assembly engaged in a vehement debate on the deteriorating situation of minority rights in Pakistan and persistent encroachments upon their...

Is slavery in U.S really that different than in North Korea?

Jacob G. Hornberger | Sometimes the mainstream media can be entertaining without intending to. A good example appeared yesterday in an article about slavery in...

Nelson Mandela: a 99th anniversary

News Analysis | Nelson Mandela was an anti-apartheid revolutionary and a philanthropist often referred to as the father of his nation. He served as his...

Pakistan: Big Brother is watching you!

The Pakistan Electronic Media Authority or PEMRA, as it is colloquially referred to, was formed in 2002 with the mandate to “facilitate and promote...

Indian Kashmir: From Pellet Guns to Developmental Projects?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated an 11-km-long tunnel in Indian-Held Kashmir on Sunday. The estimated cost of the tunnel is around 37.2 Billion...

Why 19th Century Europe became the richest part of the world?...

Joel Mokyr | How and why did the modern world and its unprecedented prosperity begin? Learned tomes by historians, economists, political scientists and other scholars...

The Muslim world: Liberals pay the price of Trump & Saudis

Donald Trump’s fueling of Islamophobia with his newly imposed travel ban as well as his war on the mainstream media feed an increasing trend...

Freedom of the Press

Hassan Niazi | Oct 26, 2016 On October 11, the Government of Pakistan took another step to undermine free speech. By placing one of the...

Kashmir: Seeking Solutions; Investing In Peace

Rustam Shah Mohmand | Oct 26, 2016 The events unfolding in the wake of the killing of Burhan Wani, a Kasmiri freedom fighter about three...

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