At long last, after 22 years of trying to win with the help of the military establishment, when Imran Khan and his party, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI), were brought to power through the rigged 2018 elections by that same establishment, little did he or his..
A few years back a few friends had asked me to say a few words on “Why politics is necessary for students”. And this is what I came up with and am sharing it as there is a surge in students’ demands for their rights and the freedom to organise..
The Turkish army’s overt military intervention in Syria marked the latest chapter in the Kurds’ century-long history of struggle. The military incursion was preceded by Donald Trump’s much criticised decision to withdraw US troops stationed in Syria to combat ISIS fighters..
Censorship and repression are the last refuge of tyrants with shaky foundations. They simply neither have the self-belief nor the acumen to understand that the true strength of any system lies with the people. All they are good at is antagonising the sovereign (the people) and ending up invariably and inevitably being defeated by them. History is testament to this fact..