Pakistan is well within its rights to try and sentence Jadhav under its domestic laws for espionage.
Sikander Ahmed Shah
A democratic state must always balance most carefully its needs for security with its need for liberty.
We share the US’ chequered history of treating refugees and immigrants unfairly.
The domestic framework to censure groups promoting terrorism is more punitive as compared to the UN regime.
The absence of a foreign minister suggests ad hocism.
India’s submarine intrusion violated our sovereignty under UNCLOS.
Pakistan must have a more long-term and inclusive strategy to deal with Afghan refugees.
If India breaches or abrogates the Indus Waters Treaty, it would be a violation of international law.
Even the US feels the pressure of censure from the international community when it resists international courts.
Both Pakistan and Bangladesh need to protect vulnerable Bengali expatriates.
Many fear that new demographics might signify apartheid.
The law of war is being directly challenged.
The draft bill is another attempt by India to absorb J&K.
Access to water is a positive, not negative, liberty.
A diplomatic settlement of the Kashmir issue is needed.
Pakistan must fulfil its obligations to displaced Afghans.
There is not much focus on the international angle of CPEC.
We must separate terrorism from a freedom struggle.
The Guantanamo prison system violates international law.
We can’t afford to get drawn into unnecessary international wars.