Posts Tagged ‘ tahir-ul-qadri ’

An Instructive Absurdity

Feb 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Religion

Much has been written about the Theatre of the Absurd in Islamabad on the Ides of January. I wouldn’t dignify it with comment on the agenda, the proceedings, the success or the lack of it. But I am interested in examining how it could have happened, with the support of the many thousands who braved […]

Imported Revolution

Jan 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Pakistan

The bullet proof, bomb-proof, container-led revolution of Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has concluded, thankfully without any loss of human life, but needs some reflection on its course, its aims and results. Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri claimed to bring an overnight revolution because people are sick of current corrupt system. The idea seemed fascinating but the problem remained that the […]