Modi’s Hindutva Agenda Faces Global Backlash After Election Setback

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia Post election results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s influence and policies have come under intense scrutiny, both domestically and internationally. Despite the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)... Read more »

PAKISTAN IN SEARCH OF NEW FUTURE

National Freedom Won by the People but Lost by the Neo-Colonial Generals and Elite By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. Evil is evil if not stopped, it becomes a habit then a tradition,... Read more »

HAMOODUR RAHMAN COMMISSION REPORT

HAMOODUR RAHMAN COMMISSION REPORT Every Pakistani and Bangladeshi should read this eye-opening report on the actions of the Pakistan Army in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in 1971. It details the acts of... Read more »

ECHOES OF SORROW: Commemorating Pakistan’s Black Days, why only May 9!

Was 9 May bigger than 16 December By Syed Atiq ul Hassan; 9 May 2024 Organized chronologically, not only May 9, but the Black Days of Pakistan’s history also unfold a narrative... Read more »

FROM GENESIS TO DISARRAY: Tracing the Fractured Dream of Jinnah’s Pakistan

Navigating Challenges to return Pakistan aligning to the vision of its founders By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia; 2 May 2024 [In contemporary Pakistan, key institutions such as the military, judiciary,... Read more »

STRUGGLES AND RESILIENCE: A JOURNEY TOWARDS DEMOCRACY IN MYANMAR

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia, 19 April 2024 In 1948, Burma, predominantly inhabited by the Burman ethnic groups, gained independence from British colonial rule. However, the journey toward democracy in... Read more »

URGENT CALL FOR JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: ISLAMABAD HIGH COURT JUDGES APPEAL TO SUPREME JUDICIAL COUNCIL

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 26 March 2024 In a striking display of courage and integrity, six esteemed judges of the Islamabad High Court have penned a compelling letter to the... Read more »

EXAMINING THE APPOINTMENT OF MOHSIN NAQVI NEW CHAIRMAN AND THE NEW SELECTION TEAM IN PCB

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan The recent appointment of Mr. Mohsin Naqvi as Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) along with the selection of four former cricketers as selectors has sparked... Read more »

HFAC MENACA Subcommittee Testimony on Pakistan Elections – DONALD LU STATEMENT

Exclusive: Donald Statement to be Read by Donald Lu in the Congressional Hearing Mr. Chairman, Mr. Ranking Member, colleagues, When I was a junior officer in Peshawar, Pakistan 31 years ago, I saw... Read more »

ANTI-MUSLIM CARD IN ELECTION CAMPAIGNS IN CHAMPION COUNTRIES IN DEMOCRACY

Case Studies on election campaigns in India, France, and the USA by Syed Atiq ul Hassan [India’s BJP leading its election campaign by using anti-Muslim card through changes in Citizenship Amendment Act... Read more »

FROM ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN TO MILITARY REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia [A succinct overview of Pakistan’s transition from an Islamic Republic of Pakistan to what I term the “Military Republic of Pakistan,” highlighting key historical events... Read more »

PAKISTAN: Paradox of Corruption and Criminal Leadership

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. The Nation Degraded by Complicit Generals and Political Criminals: The defiant Generals and indicted political criminals claiming to be the winners of current national elections and custodian of... Read more »

SRI LANKA PARTICIPATES AT THE 11TH ASIA PACIFIC FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN BANGKOK

Media Release, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo, 1st March 2024; The State Minister of Finance, Shehan Semasinghe, while addressing the 11th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (AFPSD) at the United Nations Economic and... Read more »

55TH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL: STATEMENT BY PR/GENEVA

[The country concerned following the Oral Update on Sri Lanka, by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 01 March 2024] Media Release by Public Diplomacy Division, Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka Mr. President,... Read more »

VICTORIAN AND NSW PREMIERS CANCEL IFTAR DINNERS IN SOLIDARITY WITH MUSLIM COMMUNITY’S PROTEST

Tribune International (Australia), 1st March 2024; In a significant move, both the Victorian Premier, Jacinta Allan, and the Premier of New South Wales (NSW), Chris Minns have announced the cancellation of their... Read more »

SRI LANKA ICED TEA TASTING AT THE NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL, CANBERRA – 2024

Canberra, Press Release, 28 February 2024: The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra participated in the “National Multicultural Festival 2024” in Canberra organised by the ACT government, for the second consecutive year... Read more »

US CONGRESS REPRESENTATIVES ADVOCATE FOR FAIRNESS IN PAKISTANI ELECTIONS

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 28 Feb 2024 Sydney (Tribune International, Australia): Congressman Greg Casar and Congresswoman Susan Wild have taken a significant step in supporting the people of Pakistan by... Read more »

PAKISTAN: The Elite Who Betrayed the Nation

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD Corrupt Elite is always Self-Deceptive and Fearful Every dictator is a despot in heart and an enemy of himself and the nation. They contribute nothing to build... Read more »

APPEAL TO HALT IMF LOANS TO CORRUPT PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT

To:       Ms. Kristalina Geogieva, Managing Director, IMF Copy:   His Excellency, Neil Hawkins, Australian High Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) must cease providing loans to the fraudulent Pakistani government. Funds from IMF... Read more »

پچاس سال بعد آج پاکستان پھر ۱۹۷۱ کے سیاہ باب کی طرف گامزن ہے

بقلم سید عتیق الحسن، سڈنی آسٹریلیا حکمران مافیا منصوبہ بندی کے تحت  کرپٹ اور نا اہل افراد کو اقتدار میں لا رہی ہے ۸ فروری کے انتخابات میں تحریک انصاف کے نامزد... Read more »

INTERNATIONAL OUTCRY OVER RIGGED PAKISTANI ELECTIONS: Pakistani Australians Appeal to Australian Leadership

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia, Feb 21, 2024 In the wake of the recently held Pakistani elections on February 8, 2024, international observers have denounced the process as heavily rigged.... Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Video Statement of Assistant Commissioner on Alleged Election Corruption Scandal

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 20 Feb 2024اسسٹنٹ کمشنرکا ملک سے فرار ہوتے ہوئے ویڈیو بیان  بیان In a developing shocking revelation, a video statement purportedly featuring an Assistant Commissioner has... Read more »

FAFEN PRELIMINARY ELECTION OBSERVATION REPORT OF GENERAL ELECTION 2024

Source: FAFEN’s Preliminary Election Observation Report, Feb 10, 2024 ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2024: Approximately 60 million voters went to the polls in Pakistan on February 8, 2024, to elect their representatives in... Read more »

UPHOLDING DEMOCRACY: Addressing Electoral Rigging and Ground Realities in Pakistan

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia The pillars of governance in Pakistan must acknowledge the nation’s factual mandate and confront ground realities to steer the country away from further turmoil and... Read more »