Posts Tagged ‘ drone ’

In the Times of Futile Debates

Nov 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan

We gloat over carrion; we gather to pick up the pieces. We discriminate between dead bodies under labels of ‘halak’ (merely killed) and ‘shaheed’ (martyred). As we do so, we don God’s hat, partaking of what is exclusively His right with a self-righteous audacity. Our opinions on the dead may not be worth a shred […]

Of cycles of hate and feet on the pedals..

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

A life packed away in a few cardboard boxes. The bare room started back coldly. It looked alien already. “Mom” A small voice called. She turned to the silhouette in the doorway and wiped the tears, trying to make the motion as inconspicuous as possible but it was too late. The tender 6 year old […]