Threat to Democracy Archive

محمود اچکزئی، ملا فضل الرحمن – تم نہیں چارہ گر کوئی مانے مگر میں نہیں مانتا – عامر حسینی: کس طرح چهوڑ دوں اسے واعظ مشکلوں سے ملا ہے مئے خانہ نواز شریف رجیم کو بچانے اور اس کی مدد کو آنے والوں میں ایک طرف تو تکفیری ایجنٹ ہیں جن کا سیاسی چہرہ میاں نواز شریف ہیں
جمہوریت کے کوٹھے پر پروان چڑھنے والے سیاست دانوں کا ترجمان غدار اچکزئی – از عامر حسینی: نوٹ : عامر حسینی نے پختون اور بلوچ قوم پرستی کی ترقی پسند سیاست کا جنازہ نکال دینے والوں کے بارے میں جو چشم کشا تحریر لکھی ہے وہ پاکستان کی سیاسی تاریخ کے اس بڑے بحرانی اور وبالی
ICG Report: Radical parties threaten Pakistan’s fragile democracy: Religious intolerance, sectarian violence and radical Islamic parties threaten to undermine the democratic reforms on which Pakistan’s stability depends. Islamic Parties in Pakistan , the latest International Crisis Group report, examines the internal workings, policies and agendas of these
The Express Tribune Editorial: Is the ‘Get Zardari’ campaign democratic?: President Asif Ali Zardari got sick and had to go to the UAE to get medically looked after. The media began to talk most blatantly about his ‘exit’ from Pakistan without realising what it would look like to anyone
Rich [Irresponsible] Media, Poor Democracy: Robert McChesney argues in his book, “Rich Media, Poor Democracy”that the media, far from providing bedrock for freedom and democracy, have become a significant antidemocratic force in the United States and, to varying degrees, worldwide. Rich Media, Poor Democracy
Pakistan: Floodwaters receding, but challenges remain -by Karin Brulliard: ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – After this country’s then-military dictator deposed the Supreme Court chief justice in 2007, a boisterous movement of protesting lawyers took to the streets and ushered in the return of democracy. Now that same court may be
IJI style game plan: phase two: This post is sequel to authors’ previous post “IJI style game plan”. IJI style game plan enters second phase; In this phase, the PML-N leadership trying to develop and create reasons and logics to build a grand alliance against the
Jamhoori amal ka irtiqaa – by Hasnain Jamil:
Imran Farooq’s murder linked to rows within MQM party- by Farhad Jarral: There are lots of misgivings about the MQM’s character and the way they do politics. Murderers have been awarded Governorship, Ministries and City’s Mayor post. Yesterday a letter by MQM’s chief Altaf Hussain was published on the website of
Hijacking Democracy – by Anas Muhammad: Today we live in an increasingly dangerous world, which is filled with people who have their ulterior motives and willingness to harm others to benefit themselves. Our world is filled with criminals, gangsters, murderers, and terrorists. The people who