Author Archives: Syed Kaswar Gardezi


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Reigning In

The heir apparent of the House of Saud consolidates his power In an astonishing development over the weekend, the Saudis launched an anti-corruption crackdown in their hometown mandated vide a royal decree


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

“Me Too”

And the ‘Facebook friend request’ overreaction   Notwithstanding the pride she brought to Pakistan, her recent tweets during the friend request saga were absurd and in no way justifiable The social media


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Subjective Terrorism

  Our western friends …immediately, ruled out terrorism and continue investigating on the pretext of mental illnesses amongst others. Let me remind you, any person committing an act of terrorism resulting in


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Another Masih down

Fanaticism and fundamentalism are two co-related personas which, unfortunately, govern the rudimentary ethics of Pakistan. Ever since General Zia graced us with his presence, our beloved nation has lost itself in a


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Bar Vs Bench

Wouldn’t it be better if Sher Zaman appeared before the Court? Not to surrender or accept defeat, but solely to contest jurisdiction of the Court. In every system of government throughout the


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Above the law?

“Mujhe kiyun nikala” is too petulant a battle cry     Mian Sahib, Tehmina Durrani correctly stated it is high time that you surround yourself with better advisors. The current ones seem


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Judicial triumph

Calibri and Khadija – two victories for the courts   I happened to be present in the packed courtroom, feeling the indomitable adrenaline rush as Justice Ijaz Afzal Khan uttered the words

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