Author Archives: Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi


Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi

Post-judgment issues

The best safeguards for democracy are political rather than judicial or military The Supreme Court judgment in the Asghar Khan Case has confirmed what was already known to the political circles since


Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi

Soul searching

Pakistan cannot afford to allow armed groups to function with impunity Pakistan is in the grip of religious extremism, terrorism and ethnic and sectarian violence. Religio-cultural divisions and socio-political intolerance have increased


Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi

The realities of Pakistan

Strengthening positive ones should be priority Pakistan represents a complex reality of positive and negative trends. Like a large number of Asian and African states, Pakistan manifests discontinuities based on ethnicity, language,


Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi

Democracy’s uncertain future

Beleaguered beyond belief Pakistan can be described as a democratic country with an elected government that functions under a more or less liberal democratic constitution. The 18th and 20th constitutional amendments have

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