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Shahbaz Masih, a typical sanitation worker, does not wear a cape and does not have a regular job
Tackling the perception of corruption in public opinion rather than conviction for corruption in a court is one of the challenges the government faces
Imran Khan’s narrative of treason against his opponents will not fly. He will be asked to prove the allegations in a court of law
Structural weaknesses in the legal system make representative mandates vulnerable to the influence of non representative forces
A key problem is the mandate given to the Federal Investigation Agency to proceed against anyone on the wrong side of the amendment
Media freedoms in Pakistan remained vulnerable to regulatory pressures, threats and intimidation
The generally very poor state of freedoms is a direct reflection of the forced diversion from the political route the country chose for itself
The public perception and media conjecture about the alliance having failed are built more on their own expectations than a reflection of the sum of...
The policies Benazir Bhutto introduced and the way she behaved as a prominent leader freed up spaces for pluralism and participation
Led by the changing landscape of media, Pakistan is inching towards a broad stakeholders’ alliance of civil society, political parties and media...