Did you read this report in Pakistani newspapers last week?
“Months after being shunned on religious differences, a local Ahmadi leader and his family were attacked by an unruly mob in a Punjab village – while the police looked on.”
Are Pakistani Ahmadis victims of genocide? Let’s have a look!
I Love Shia, I Live Hazara – please share and make this your profile if you stand with me in protesting the mass murder of Shia Muslims and Hazaras in Pakistan. Protesters in Quetta have staged a sit-in since Friday evening, and demonstrations are being held in solidarity [...]
Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan disqualified the Chief Executive of the state from politics. The ruling party nominated another Prime Minister. A court issued non-bail able arrest warrant for the fresh nominee. The standoff between judiciary and executive has produced assault on the executive. Retaliation could emerge on official level soon. Judiciary under [...]
In Pakistan privilege doesn’t necessarily come from the ownership of capital, industry, and large holdings of cultivatable land but through control of the state apparatus. It is, therefore, not suprising that Pakistan’s leading newspaper Dawn refers to Army Chief Kayani as the most powerful man in the country. In a story headlined “Kayani Calls for talks [...]
I know China holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many Pakistanis. Mention of Mao’s land evokes feeling of sanguineness- elation and trust. On the contrast Bangladesh – well I will leave it up to your imagination. But I believe it is in Pakistan’s interest to change that attitude immediately. Pakistani entrepreneurs, [...]
Whether Husain Haqqani gets justice or not, the Memogate debacle is a watershed moment for Pakistan’s Civil-Military balance and a historic opportunity for the proponents of democracy to seize control of the ‘real’ state. But of course it is easier said than done! A minister of Tipu Sultan was quoted in Parliamentary Papers (1852-53) as [...]