Posts Tagged ‘ liberal ’

The Curse of Being Liberal

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan

I came home late one night after a stressful day at work and switched on the TV to shed a bit of tension out of my system. I switched on to one of the Pakistani news channels only to have it switched off within five minutes with a bigger headache than what I had started with.

The Elusive Last Straw

Dec 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Pakistan

I am such an idiot. I thought we should get that out of the way early. Remember September? When the whole blasphemy video issue happened? When the PPP “capitulated” to the religious right? I remember certain people, who hold sway in the media, people who claim to be on the left, being deeply scarred by […]

The divine way

Mar 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan

It has been years since Pakistan has emerged on the map of the world. Muslims of India became Muslims of Pakistan after a great struggle and a big loss of human lives. The question arises that what made them struggle for the separate homeland and putting life at stake. Today, after accomplishing approximately 64 years […]

Forced Assertion or Transparent Conversion?

Mar 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Pakistan, Religion

No scholar, no sect, no Islamic organization has ever advocated ‘forced conversions’ nor does any page in Islamic history allows such tactic that could have easily wiped out every non-Muslim in Subcontinent, Most of Europe, Africa, Middle East and Jerusalem during the time when reins of power were in Muslim hands; Since nothing of that […]

I’m A Liberal Fun-damentalist!

Mar 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Social

Extremism in any shape or form is wrong, be it religious or secular. Unfortunately, most of the critics tend to focus only on the extreme part of Islam and the people exploiting it for their own interest. They either do not know or deliberately hide the fact that Islam as a liberating religion; something that […]