Usama Khilji

No choice but to leave

No choice but to leave

The influx of Afghan refugees into Pakistan is likely to increase again with the US withdrawal. Published 20 Jun, 2021 06:29am
Domestic workers

Domestic workers

A bill to protect domestic workers is awaiting Senate approval. Updated 14 Jun, 2021 07:26pm
One step forward, two back

One step forward, two back

It is essential for our democracy that media regulators be independent instead of being subjected to hidden pressures. Updated 03 Jun, 2021 07:52am
Supporting Palestine

Supporting Palestine

People must pressure their governments to reassess their ties with Israel. Updated 25 May, 2021 08:49am
With Myanmar

With Myanmar

South Asia must stand against the Myanmar coup. Published 26 Apr, 2021 07:10am
Ostrich approach

Ostrich approach

The logic of blocking social media to contain protests is flawed. Published 18 Apr, 2021 07:24am
Educating merged districts

Educating merged districts

The seven merged districts of KP, with a combined population of over five million, do not have a single university. Updated 12 Apr, 2021 08:44am
Acting on the plan

Acting on the plan

It is vital to incorporate human rights in businesses. Published 30 Mar, 2021 07:23am
Yet another ban

Yet another ban

TikTok was removed even though it was cooperating. Published 22 Mar, 2021 07:46am
Online feminism

Online feminism

Women have built strong networks of support including online. Published 10 Mar, 2021 07:39am
Journalism and the internet

Journalism and the internet

Big tech and big news corporations have negotiated an agreement of profit-sharing but where does this leave citizens? Published 01 Mar, 2021 07:57am
Hacks and spies

Hacks and spies

Reports of hacking attempts and malware are commonplace. Published 07 Feb, 2021 07:48am
Rights-restricting actions

Rights-restricting actions

The issue with the new social media rules is that they should not exist in the first place. Published 31 Jan, 2021 08:11am
Post-colonial elitism

Post-colonial elitism

The language of the colonisers is seen as a marker of success. Updated 25 Jan, 2021 06:55am
Changes in privacy policy

Changes in privacy policy

It is indeed a blunder by WhatsApp to move towards a model that is less private than before. Published 16 Jan, 2021 06:55am
Information integrity

Information integrity

We should learn from this exposé that it is never a good idea to employ malicious campaigns online. Published 28 Dec, 2020 08:00am
Network disruptions

Network disruptions

Why is the Universal Service Fund not being used to extend mobile and internet connectivity in underserved areas? Published 06 Dec, 2020 07:25am