Tag Archives: Politics

Freedom of speech or hate crime redifined?


First the excerpt from BBC News website: Irving tests Europe’s free speech As Europe proudly flexes its freedom of speech credentials in the ongoing row over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, even some of his enemies were uncomfortable that he … Continue reading

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American War doesn’t make us smile.


USA drone attacks are killing innocent Pakistan women, children and old men. The ratio of ‘collateral damage’ is far high and American is witnessing growing hatred in the hearts and minds of average Pakistani. Continue reading

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Latest war in Pakistan: Politics after Elections 2008.


The split mandate given in February 2008 elections by the nation didnt work out as anticipated. Things are going from bad to worse and the politicians have failed to deliver. After Benazir Bhutto there is nobody capable of real leadership … Continue reading

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Bhutto’s death: A dream has vanished


Last night I was passing by the main avenue when I saw some flickering lights in the distant. It was Pakistan peoples party office and the large portraits of Z. A. Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto were wrapped in the pitch darkness of the … Continue reading

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2008: Elections in Pakistan


On November 3rd, 2007 Pakistan became lawless. A state of emergency was declared and the 1973 constitution ceased to work. Basic rights were gone. Judiciary was sacked, ( http://comment.independent.co.uk/commentators/article3132477.ece) and the civil society was stunned. General Pervez Musharraf had declared the … Continue reading

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Division of Pakistan (1971) & the role of religious leadership


Pakistan consisted of East & West wings before 1971. In the same year the Eastern wing got independent after Pakistan suffered defeat in the war against India. Role of mullah (clergy) is discussed in this break up and defeat. Continue reading

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