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Tick Tock! We Have You Under Our Watch

Tick Tock! We Have You Under Our Watch

The Major General Sb. was too sad to disclose it to us, that indeed almost all Pakistanis have sold themselves out to the enemies of the state--the enemies that are not on the wrong side of [...]

Pakistan’s Loss!

Pakistan’s Loss!

This piece is an attempt to show how Pakistan's progress has stalled while Bangladesh, previously East Pakistan, developed economically manifold since its independence in 1971. [...]

People speak up for Raza Khan’s recovery

People speak up for Raza Khan’s recovery

He was making the world look at Pakistan with love. How has that made him a threat here? [...]

Our Kids, Their Kids

Our Kids, Their Kids

A poem about street children getting vilified by the society. [...]

Country of Men in Uniform

Country of Men in Uniform

Raza Mahmood Khan, human rights activist and convenor of Aghaz-i-Dosti, initiative of friendship between the youth of India and Pakistan, was whisked away by ‘unidentified persons’ near his workplace in Lahore late last year. Despite, soon [...]

A Plea of the Daughter of a Victim of Enforced Disappearance

A Plea of the Daughter of a Victim of Enforced Disappearance

So just a day before I met this brave girl, Sindhia Abbasi, a gold medalist from NED University desperately is in search of her father Inam Abbasi, who has been missing for more than 230 days. [...]

Another Five Years, Another Transition

Another Five Years, Another Transition

  So, it’s been ten years now PPP has ruled and (mis)governed Sindh and equal number of years PMLN has ruled Punjab. But the difference of governance and development between two provinces is quite obvious. Today, [...]

Protect Our Ahmadi Citizens

Protect Our Ahmadi Citizens

We as #Pakistanis continue to this day ‘hue and cry’ over the 1992 destruction of Babri Masjid at the hands of extremists in India but there remains a ‘collective silence’ across Pakistan over the destruction of it’s own [...]

Pashtoon Tahafuz Movement Visits Karachi

Pashtoon Tahafuz Movement Visits Karachi

By Muhammad Salman Khan I have to say, I am in love with Karachi. Never have I been able to see so many oppressed communities – Pashtuns, Balochs, Sindhis, Urdu speakers and Gilgitis – united against [...]

Democratic deficit in Pakistan

Democratic deficit in Pakistan

By Asif Iqbal Existence of divergent point of views among people in a society regarding any aspect of life is inevitable. Appreciating and recognizing this multiplicity of views is an essential element of a democratic society. [...]