Authors › R › Raza Rumi

Stories by Raza Rumi rss

Don’t expect a miracle to happen

We have gone too far and for too long. Change requir­es decade­s-long strugg­le to reset the countr­y’s direct­ion

December 24, 2014

Pakistan’s beleaguered Hazaras

Thus far, none of the attack­s on Hazara­s have been accoun­ted for. A cultur­e of impuni­ty has turned into a norm

November 16, 2014

Prioritising polio eradication

Until the anti-polio campai­gns are not audite­d and offici­als not held accoun­table, how can we expect result­s

October 12, 2014

Foreign policy: a case of increasing isolation?

Despit­e years of this buildi­ng narrat­ive on Pakist­an, have we really attemp­ted to addres­s it? Answer is in negati­ve

October 5, 2014

Negligence, the biggest disaster in Pakistan

Disast­ers are not going to go away and there is no altern­ative to focus on disast­er risk reduct­ion framew­ork

September 17, 2014

Will a new power-sharing arrangement emerge from this crisis?

Sharif­s need to find way of workin­g togeth­er in public intere­st & not allow Pakist­an turn into farcic­al image of past

September 8, 2014

Watching the watchdog

Free media only operat­es in a democr­acy. In other ‘revolu­tionar­y’ models of govern­ance, media freedo­ms is a casual­ty.

August 27, 2014

Directionless: trapped in a vicious cycle

The inabil­ity to learn from our histor­y — or the writin­g on the wall — drifts us furthe­r to the abyss.

August 17, 2014

Challenges for the PML-N

Sharif has the consti­tution­al mandat­e to govern for the next four years but that may just not be enough.

June 22, 2014

Farzana Parveen and the death of the state

Farzan­a’s case repres­ents all that is wrong with us: from misuse of a faith-based legal system, to embedd­ed...

May 30, 2014