Ammar Ali Jan is general secretary of the anti-capitalist Haqooq-e-Khalq Party in Pakistan. He spoke with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about growing US-China tensions, its impacts on Pakistan and implications for anti-imperialism in the Global South.
The International Monetary Fund approved a larger-than-expected conditional loan — worth US$3 billion — for Pakistan, on July 12, reports Farooq Tariq. But ordinary people will pay the cost.
At least 298 passengers who drowned after the Andriana capsized off the Greek coast on June 14 were from Pakistan. Farooq Sulehria looks behind this tragic loss of life.
The situation in Pakistan is highly unstable and volatile, writes Farooq Tariq. The 'palace-intrigues' between the country’s political elite and military establishment has worsened already fragile economic conditions.
While floodwaters have receded across much of Pakistan, relief efforts continue to support flood-affected communities, reports Farooq Tariq.
As Pakistan struggles to respond to catastrophic floods, calls are growing to demand the suspension of the country’s external debt repayments, reports Susan Price.
Floods have devastated Pakistan, affecting millions of people and incurring huge economic losses. Farooq Tariq provides a briefing on the disaster and an appeal for funds.
Since he lost power, former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan’s rhetoric against the United States has intensified. However, Khan’s anti-US stand cannot be called anti-imperialism, writes Farooq Tariq.
Thanks to an international campaign, climate activist Baba Jan and three fellow political prisoners were finally freed on November 28, writes Susan Price.
The sit-ins demanding the release of 14 political prisoners and justice for the victims of police brutality, in early October in Gilgit-Baltistan, have ignited a movement that crosses gender and religious divides, write Sonia Qadir and Haider Ali.
For years, the Pakistani state has resorted to violent repression and indiscriminate warfare in the south-western province of Balochistan. Faisal Baloch reports human rights abuses are rampant and soldiers act with impunity.
Twenty-nine people were arrested in Islamabad on January 28 while peacefully protesting the arrest and imprisonment of Manzoor Pashteen, leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), writes Susan Price.
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