New Internationalist

Articles by Aasim Sajjad Akhtar


  • March 1, 2006
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Decolonization and us

Resisting the military dictatorship in Pakistan is a priority, writes Aasim Sajjad Akhtar, but that doesn’t mean taking refuge in colonial institutions.

  • May 1, 2004
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Open markets, closed doors

Open markets, closed doors Aasim Sajjad Akhtar surveys the lamentable state of democracy in Pakistan.

  • June 1, 2003
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The democracy killers

There is little tolerance in Pakistan for alternative ideas, says Aasim Sajjad Akhtar, but squatters can still be a match for generals and financiers.

  • September 1, 2002
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The street-smart poor

The people have been left out of the political equation by the military dictatorship – a bad mistake, according to Aasim Sajjad Akhtar and Ali Qadir.

  • November 1, 2001
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About Aasim Sajjad Akhtar

Aasim Sajjad Akhtar is a political activist, writer and teacher associated with the People’s Rights Movement (PRM), a non-partisan political confederation of social movements in Pakistan.

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