Afzal Ali Shigri

GB’s rights

GB’s rights

The PTI must correct its cavalier approach to GB. Published 29 Sep, 2020 07:17am
Police politicisation

Police politicisation

It is baffling that political parties have uniformly acted to obstruct reforms. Published 16 Mar, 2020 06:49am
A case of inequitable policy

A case of inequitable policy

The pain of parting persists and the people of Gilgit-Baltistan continue to hope and long for the day when they will be Published 06 Jan, 2020 07:38am
A historic day turned sour

A historic day turned sour

Seventy-two years have passed without any resolution of the status of Gilgit-Baltistan. Published 30 Oct, 2019 07:06am
The way forward

The way forward

Surreptitiously, vested interests have proposed a 19th-century police structure. Published 12 Oct, 2019 07:00am
Constitutional cul-de-sac

Constitutional cul-de-sac

Yet another committee was established, protracting the sufferings of Gilgit-Baltistan’s people. Published 10 Jun, 2019 06:50am
Policing former Fata

Policing former Fata

Halfway solutions can only reproduce another lawless Fata, with ominous ramifications for Pakistan. Published 29 Apr, 2019 07:11am
A constitutional conundrum

A constitutional conundrum

The minister’s views are in conflict with the Supreme Court’s ruling on Gilgit-Baltistan. Published 15 Mar, 2019 07:01am
GB: the way forward

GB: the way forward

The people of Gilgit-Baltistan can now approach the Supreme Court for their fundamental rights directly. Published 02 Feb, 2019 06:58am
The Diamer-Bhasha challenge

The Diamer-Bhasha challenge

If the government is genuinely interested in this project, it must take some concrete steps. Published 15 Oct, 2018 07:12am
Constitutional rights denied

Constitutional rights denied

The Government of Gilgit-Baltistan Order, 2018, retracted even the limited empowerment granted in 2009. Published 04 Aug, 2018 07:09am
Disempowering GB

Disempowering GB

Attempts are afoot to reverse the march of history. Published 20 May, 2018 07:26am
Goal eludes Gilgit-Baltistan

Goal eludes Gilgit-Baltistan

It appears that the centre’s aim is to impose cosmetic changes on GB’s governance structure. Published 11 Mar, 2018 07:15am