Author Archives: Syed Kaswar Gardezi


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


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

The ultimate cure

  For a temporary stint in the corridors of power, many individuals who would otherwise have been honest render themselves incapable of morality and become the supporting legs for their Godfather’s throne.


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Moral justice

    Without citing a single judgment throughout the entirety of their contentions, PTI still remains adamant on the fact that they have laid down a robust case   The year 2017


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Yet again

With the absence of festivals and the rave culture in Pakistan, someone has to take the stage. In the inaugural phase of their tour back in 2014, PTI unveiled their album ‘Go


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Clash of the biradiris

Painful ironies The dawn of October 31, 2015, saw another entrenchment of the basic pillar of democracy. Opinions might differ but the local bodies elections were another milestone in strengthening the ‘Nizam


Syed Kaswar Gardezi

Justice or hypocrisy?

What distinguishes them apart? This past decade has witnessed a significant change in the socio-political dynamics of Pakistan. The revival of democracy, restoration of judiciary and the 2013 transition of power were

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