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When a Mob Sacked Democracy

Jul 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, World

“Truth never damages a cause that is just” ~ Ghandhi “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” ~ Martin Luthor King Today is a throbbing day for democracy, rule of law, legitimacy, truth, factuality, principle and any other word that fits into the same category. An elected head of the state, with a victory […]

The real match we lost against India

Oct 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, World

Not long ago, I heard a scholar in a University’s masjid that one day he saw one of his acquaintances sulking. He and some other friends noticed that despite being in company of other people this otherwise chatty, socially amicable person didn’t utter a single word that day. They were all grown men with children. […]

Freedom of Speech, really?

Sep 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Religion, World

Solid argument in Huffpost from Geoffery R Stone (A distinguished professor of Law at University of Chicago) that even if what you say in public is inflammatory and incite violent reaction, you cannot be blamed for it because of this idea called ‘freedom of expression’ (according to the first amendment of the US Constitution). I […]