Posts Tagged ‘ shia killing ’

Say No to Extremism – Stand Up

Jul 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Religion

What happens when events recur so often that we become accustomed to them? They end up becoming a part of our lives and we learn to live with them. Pakistan came into existence because it was seen as the sole solution to safeguard the rights of the minority i.e. Muslims. However, the very basis of the creation of […]

Quetta Bleeds – Pakistan Weeps

Feb 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan

Entire country is in a state of shock. Repeated attacks on Shia Hazara community in Quetta Balochistan has killed hundreds and brought entire country to a standstill. It is indeed a matter of grave concern that lawlessness has taken over entire country. People are no more safe and living under serious threats. Shia community protested […]

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 […]

With Friends Like These

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Pakistan

Is safeguarding the life and rights of religious minorities a responsibility of the government? In the context of Pakistan, present or past, it appears not to be the case. So is the targeted killing and persecution of religious minorities actually a credit to the government? If you follow a certain Mr. Faisal Raza Abidi, it […]

Sectarian killings – who benefits?

Aug 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan

I knew big Satan was chained during this holy month but I forgot that there are many amongst us, wolves disguised as sheep. Everyday Pakistan has depressing news to face. While most of us are preparing for Eid, some of the homes are preparing for funerals of their loved ones, crying and screaming. While most […]