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The tragic floods in Kashmir and Jingoism

September 14th, 2014|Extremism, India, Indo Pak peace, Pakistan, Politics, Storify|0 Comments

Selective Protest of Pakistanis on Gaza

I pointed out the selective outrage of Pakistanis on Gaza under attack by Israel while remained silent on the killing by Taliban in Pakistan.

My Name is Khan and I am not a Terrorist: IDP’s of North Waziristan

Here are some of my tweets shedding light on the plight of IDP’s of North Waziristan and the long forgotten miseries of FATA.

MQM’s MNA Tahira Asif Died, a clear Target Killing

MQM’s legislator Tahira Asif has been killed after being shot 4 times by “unknown” assailants in Lahore two days ago. She raised the issue of cleaning Punjab University from Al-Qaeda elements. My tweets!

June 20th, 2014|Extremism, human rights, Lahore, Pakistan, Politics, Storify, women|0 Comments

Pakistani Media Under Attack

The Pakistani journalist Raza Rumi survived an assassination attempt in March that killed his driver. He and other liberals have been targeted for criticizing Islamist militancy and a blasphemy law.

See more The New York Times

May 23rd, 2014|human rights, media, Pakistan, Politics, SouthAsia|0 Comments

Worrying signs of Pakistani public discourse

I was ranting on twitter about how extremist views find sympathy, sharing for those who missed them.

March 25th, 2014|Extremism, media, Pakistan, Peace, Storify, terrorism|1 Comment

Pakistan seethes on Twitter, Blackberry ban

I was quoted here , here and here

Islamabad :  Pakistanis are hopping mad following the ban on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter and the blocking of Blackberry services in the wake of a controversy over a contest featuring blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Mohammed.

Raza Rumi, the editor of a popular ezine, described the banning of Blackberry services as “absolute madness”.

However, on the other hand, the hardline Islamists are out in the streets protesting the anti-Prophet Mohammed cartoons competition that is denigrating their religion, they say. […]

May 22nd, 2010|Extremism, Islam, Islamophobia, Pakistan|8 Comments