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Iftikhar Gilani

Syed Iftikhar Hussain Gilani, 81, noted author and political activist, served as Pakistan’s Federal Minister of Law.  He was born in Pakistan.  Elected to Parliament in 1988, he served as Federal Minister for Law in the first government of Benazir Bhutto.


Items by Iftikhar Gilani

  • Risks and opportunities for the world in 2022

    While elections in South Korea, the Philippines, Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong, Brazil, Hungary, Angola, Kenya, Italy and France will dominate the global political scene in 2022, the developments associated with heightened tensions between China and the US to claim geostrategic space will consume much of global attention over the...

  • Vast lithium reserves to transform Afghanistan from aid to trade economy

    The commitments held out by nations at the recently concluded UN Climate Change Conference, or COP26, are largely contingent on the return of peace and stability in Afghanistan, as the country’s vast lithium reserves hold promise for global non-conventional energy requirements. Analysts believe the focus will shift back to...

  • The Judaisation of Jerusalem has implications for the wider struggle to liberate Palestine

    While Israel’s military offensive against Gaza may have taken the spotlight off the expulsion of Palestinian families from Jerusalem, its bid to engineer demographic changes in the occupied city and control the Noble Sanctuary of Al-Aqsa have serious implications for the struggle to liberate occupied Palestine. The trigger of...