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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

Issue Brief on “Basmati Rice: A New Tug-of-War Between India and Pakistan”

India’s application for an exclusive trademark for the grant of sole ownership of the basmati rice title in the European Union is an intellectual...

Islamabad Paper on “Status of Minorities in India”

Abstract India has been successful in building a soft image of itself across the globe with the help...

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...