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Ms. 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.

mahwish.hafeez@issi.org.pk

Covid-19 Catastrophe in India: An Unfolding Tragedy

There seems to be no respite for mankind from the deadly Covid-19 virus as after wreaking havoc in the US and Europe,...

Issue Brief on “Rohingya Refugees in India: No Place to Call Home”

The sad saga of Rohingya people apparently has no end in sight. On the contrary, with each passing day, their life is becoming more...

Issue Brief on ” From Democracy to Autocracy: India’s Deteriorating Record of Human Rights”

The sharp decline in human rights and growing intolerance in India, which prides itself to be the world’s largest democracy has grabbed...

Issue Brief on “Indian Chronicles : An Eye Opener for the World Community”

India’s desire to malign and isolate Pakistan is no more a secret and therefore, statements like “We will isolate you. I will work for...

Issue Brief on “Modi’s Citizenship Amendment Act: Pakistani Hindus Hit a Reality Check”

Carrying the burden of their shattered dreams, another batch of Pakistani Hindus and Sikhs returned back to their homes in Pakistan from...

Issue Brief on “Indian Terror Activities Inside Pakistan Exposed”

For years, India has blamed Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism while in reality, India itself had been unleashing a reign of terror inside...

Issue Brief on “Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: Shades of Neo-Nazism in India”

It is a well known fact that India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a trained “Pracharak” (worker) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)...

Islamabad Paper on “Modi’s Kashmir Policies: The Facade of Indian Democracy and Secularism”

Abstract Considering the multi-religious nature of India polity, it was deemed more appropriate by Indian political leadership at the...

Report – Seminar on “Commemorating Black Day: Kashmir and Right to Self Determination”

To commemorate illegal and forceful occupation of state of Jammu and Kashmir by India in 1947, the India Study Centre (ISC) at...

Report – Panel Discussion on “Pakistan – Bangladesh Relations in the Context of Peace...

The India Study Centre (ISC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI)  organised a panel discussion on "Pakistan – Bangladesh Relations...