Amna Umar Khan

  • At the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan started off his first ever OIC speech, emphasising the issue he deems the most urgent and compelling concern facing Muslims of the world. He said, “I would raise, first and foremost, the most ...

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  • Nearly eighty years ago, on this day, members of the All-India Muslim league gathered in Minto Park (now named Iqbal Park), where the now magnificent Minar-i-Pakistan stands, and passed what came to be known as the Lahore Resolution. This historical resolution fermented the creation of Pakistan- it ...

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  • After a few polarising days of utmost hostility between India and Pakistan arising out of the Pulwama attack, the two countries are set to confront each other again - this time in the courtroom at The Hague. As we speak, Pakistan and India are fighting a fierce battle of arguments on the stage of ...

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  • On Monday morning, I was browsing through my Twitter feed as I sipped my black coffee, when I came across a post so utterly devastating and mind numbing that I had to put down my cup and just gaze at the screen in shock. What I saw was so disgusting and repulsive – and all the words in the ...

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  • Defeating all odds, Pakistan is set to embark on its second ever consecutive democratic transition of power. In these five years, we have been through endless dharnas, horrific terrorist attacks and a cold war between the judiciary and the government, all threatening to undo the historically ...

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  • Two weeks ago, Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT), a political think-tank with its head office in Lahore, was conducting the final session of its workshops on the Punjab Right to Information (RTI) Law in Bahawalpur with the support of USAID Small Grants and ...

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