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Mahwish Hafeez


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

South Asia, Southeast Asia and Kashmir

Ms. Mahwish Hafeez joined the Institute of Strategic Studies on November 22, 2006 as Research Fellow. Since then she has been focusing on South Asian Affairs. She holds a Masters degree in Defence and Diplomatic Studies from the Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, and Bachelor’s degree with majors in Journalism and Sociology. She has several publications to her honour and has represented the institute in many national and international seminars/Conferences.

Mail mahwish.hafeez@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “The Politics of Hate: Modi’s Anti-Muslim Campaign in 18th Lok Sabha...

Introduction Around the world, political parties and leaders while running their election campaign focus on their past achievements, promises for the future, and the problems...

Issue Brief on “Modi in Srinagar – Peace, Development or Sheer Deception?”

As the 18th Lok Sabha elections in India are just around the corner, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been visiting various states to...

Issue Brief on “Interim Budget – Modi’s Economic Policies and 18th Lok Sabha Elections”

When Prime Minister Modi inaugurated Ram Mandir on 22 January 2024,it was said that he had formally started his electoral campaign for the next...

Issue Brief on “Indian Supreme Court Upholds Revocation of Articles 370 and 35A”

Introduction On December 11, 2023, the Indian Supreme Court announced its verdict on petitions challenging Indian government’s measures of August 5, 2019, wherein it had...

Issue Brief on “Supreme Court Reserves Verdict on Article 370 Case – What to...

After a gap of almost four years, the Supreme Court of India set up a new constitution bench that began proceedings on 23 writ...

Issue Brief on “Jammu Massacre of 1947 – An Often Overlooked Story of Horror”

The Jammu Massacre of 1947 was a harrowing event in the history of the subcontinent, characterized by widespread violence, displacement, and killing of Kashmiri...

Issue Brief on “Good Vs Bad Law: India Debates Uniform Civil Code”

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing booth-level workers of BJP in Bhopal on June 28, 2023, made a strong pitch for implementing the...

Issue Brief on “Akhand Bharat Mural Again Betrays India’s Expansionist Designs”

Amid a boycott by several opposition parties for not inviting President Droupadi Murmu on the occasion of inauguration of India’s new parliament building, Prime...

Issue Brief on “Revelations by Satya Pal Malik – Pakistan again stands vindicated”

In a revealing confession, Mr. Satya Pal Malik, the former Governor of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), after four years of Pulwama...

Issue Brief on “Homeless in Home – Kashmiris in IIOJK Face Eviction”

The never-ending plight of the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) has turned the lives of ordinary Kashmiris into a nightmare....