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Military coup in Myanmar

On a cold, wintry morning of Monday, February 1, 2021, the Myanmar military proved the weeks-long rumours of an impending coup correct. In early morning raids and other steps, the…

Military courts?

The Senate of Pakistan, the upper house of parliament, has endorsed a resolution asserting that the Supreme Court’s judgment on military courts encroaches upon the legislative prerogatives of parliament. The…

Military courts

Turkey has had civilian trials in military courts. Most of these trials were regarded as ‘fair’ and in accordance with ‘legal standards’. Civilian cases have been tried in military courts…

Myanmar’s shameless behaviour

Reports of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim community present a heartbreaking picture of suffering humanity. Since August 25, when the latest violence erupted, soldiers and Buddhist militants acting together have torched several…

PDM, Aurat March, Myanmar and all that

The long title of today’s column does not reflect the lack of an important subject that can stand alone, but the commonality of many themes that afflict Pakistan and the…

With Myanmar

HORRIFIC events have played out in Myanmar in the past few months as its military deposed a democratically elected government and imposed martial law. It has killed over 800 civilians…

Coup in Myanmar

First of all, I want to express my grief over the death of my friend and comrade Zain. It is hard to believe that comrade Zainul Abedin, op-ed editor of…