Tag: Saad Rasool

Beyond Lodhran by-election

Saad Rasool | This week, in NA-154 Lodhra’n, PTI heavy weight Ali Tareen (read: Jehangir Tareen) lost the by-election to Syed Iqbal Shah – a...

#JusticeForZainab

Saad Rasool | There are no words to express the grief, the shock, and the anger that people of Pakistan feels at the death of...

Pakistan: Dethroning of a King by a court

Saad Rasool | The ongoing Panama Saga – which started in the Spring of 2016, when the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released series...

State Surrender

Saad Rasool | As the nation recovers from TLY’s dharnas in Islamabad and Lahore, one lamentable fact has become painfully clear: no matter who the...

A sorry tale of lawyers vandalism and ‘judicial surrender’

Saad Rasool | Just as our national gaze is focused on NAB references against the Sharif family, the review petition in Panama case, and Benazir...

Maligning the honourables; PML-N’s declaration of war

Saad Rasool | Thousands of years of human history bears testament to the fact that when dynasties and empires are faced with imminent decline, they...

“History was made: Decline of a Dynasty Televised Live”

Saad Rasool |  The decline of a man, his political clique, political culture, and political time, is being televised, live, across Pakistan. At the time of...

Disqualification without trial?

Saad Rasool | The three-member implementation bench of the honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan has reserved its judgment in perhaps the most publicized case in...

Panama Case: should Supreme Court render the final judgement?

Saad Rasool | The Panama Leaks case is about to reach its much-awaited crescendo. And for the second time, over the past one hundred days,...

The summoning of the Sharif family by JIT: Shall we praise...

Saad Rasool | Last week had been consumed with speculations and talk about Mr. Nawaz Sharif and his family’s appearance before the Panama case JIT....

Pakistan’s Challenge: Investigating the King’s Coterie

Saad Rasool | There is a fantastic (true) story about Morris Dees, a civil rights lawyer in the United States who, at the peak of...

Pakistan’s culture of Politics thrives on the many Nihal Hashmis

Saad Rasool | The infamous speech of Mr. Nihal Hashmi – an abominable (former) Senator of PML-N – has laid bare the rotten core of...

Islamic Military Alliance: Seeking Non-Muslim help against a Muslim sect

Saad Rasool | This past week, leaders of almost 50 ‘Islamic’ nations met, under the leadership of Donald Trump and the frail King Salman, as...

Pakistan Army: The hope that got shattered

Saad Rasool | The Dawn Leaks issue has fizzled out, almost as inexplicably as it arose. And, in the aftermath, a significant fraction of Pakistanis...

Blood and Mayhem: The true face of a blind impotent society

Saad Rasool | The barbarity of events that transpired in Abdul Wali Khan University of Mardan, against the helpless Mashal Khan, puts age-old tales...

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