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Amir Hussain
Amir Hussain

  • November 18, 2020

    A land of unknowns

    It would have been a chilly Saturday with clouds of victory hovering over the defence lines of the Gilgit Scouts on November 1, 1947. It was a...

  • October 25, 2020

    PDM and the Orwellian world

    With all the colours of freedom of choice, liberal democracies have become more stringent and less tolerant of dissent and alternative politics....

  • October 16, 2020

    UNHCR and the refugee crisis

    The writer is a social development and policy adviser, and a freelance columnist based in Islamabad.According to the UNHCR, there are some 70.8...

  • October 12, 2020

    Mainstreaming Gilgit-Baltistan

    The ongoing discussions about the political mainstreaming of Gilgit-Baltistan has captured media attention across the country. Bringing GB under...

  • October 02, 2020

    Broadening social protection

    The writer is a social development and policy adviser, and a freelance columnist based in Islamabad.In my last article, ‘BISP and institutional...

  • September 25, 2020

    BISP and institutional reforms

    In the social protection debate we usually play down the role of short-term relief work in alleviating human suffering when emergencies hit, or...

  • September 18, 2020

    Ehsaas and the way forward

    The writer is a social development and policy adviser, and a freelance columnist based in Islamabad.In my previous article, ‘Inclusive social...