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Afzal A. Shigri

Land ownership rights

The Gilgit-Baltistan people’s rights to their land must be recognised for CPEC to succeed. Published Apr 15, 2017 06:43am

The precarious status of GB

The failure to grant constitutional status to Gilgit-Baltistan may complicate CPEC’s legality. Published Oct 28, 2016 01:37am

An alternate route for CPEC

Modern technology can be easily harnessed to open up a well-travelled historical route again. Published Aug 23, 2016 01:12am

GB’s hydropower potential

It is time to enter into a new governance arrangement; empowering Gilgit-Baltistan residents. Published Jul 11, 2016 06:49am

A historical dispute

The fair settlement of border tensions with KP is a test case that is being monitored by the people of GB. Published May 30, 2016 03:00am

Encompassing CPEC

For GB, it is absolutely vital that the benefits of CPEC are experienced uniformly. Published May 12, 2016 02:02am

Legal linkage with GB

The youth of Gilgit-Baltistan question the continued disregard for the rights of the people of this area. Published Mar 21, 2016 02:44am

Security challenge

Ensuring peace is the primary responsibility of the state, and not of educational institutions. Published Mar 12, 2016 07:00am

Women a ‘nuisance’ for police?

Despite legal provisions for their protection, women suffer at the hands of the male-dominated police. Published Feb 02, 2016 02:13am

No space for GB on CPEC table

Since GB has no say in CPEC projects, there is no one to safeguard its people’s rights. Updated Jan 11, 2016 08:29am

Muharram security challenge

The key to peace is the implementation of improved procedures for management of processions. Published Oct 24, 2015 01:10am

No plan of action

The fight against terrorism seems to be low on the government’s list of priorities. Published Aug 01, 2015 01:27am