Universality of Human Rights: Myth or Reality

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai* — “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.” Article 5, Universal Declaration of Human Rights The statement of Mr. Ban Ki-moon – UN Secretary General deserves an appreciation who wants to console people by saying: “On Human Rights Day, let us recommit …

The Simla Agreement: Help or Hindrance

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai* — The mass uprising of the people of Kashmir against Indian military occupation has evoked two reactions from the Government of India. One is extreme repression and the second is the threat of war. On September 24, 2016, Mr. Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India made a formal statement with …

La Politique Etrangere de L’Inde Vers L’Asie Occidentale

The Levant Exclusive – Par: Sarah Safa* – Les dernières évolutions sur la scène syrienne illustrent un nouveau paysage mondial. Décrite comme étant l’une des crises les plus violentes dans l’histoire et la plus sanglante du printemps arabe, la crise syrienne s’avère être une guerre internationale non déclarée. Rien que l’atrocité de cette guerre, qui …

Uyghur leader questions Pakistan’s silence on Beijing’s Ramadan ban

Uyghur leader Dolkun Issa accuses Pakistan of turning a blind eye to the Muslims of Beijing. The Levant News — Uyghur leader Dolkun Issa has questioned Pakistan’s silence on the Beijing imposed ban on Xinjian’s Muslim population from observing Ramadan. In a statement which has been widely circulated across East Asia, Issa said Pakistan which …

Corruption scandals dominating media and business tycoons in Pakistan

THE LEVANT NEWS — By Muhammad Zamir Assadi* — Islamabad: Corruption cases against a leading business tycoon and an owner of commercial bank in Pakistan are heaping up day by day but the pending investigations against the influential banker of putting these inquiries to logical conclusion are either hampered by the investigators of going slow …