More on abidi factor – he was an ideological person.

Raza Rumi’s analysis on Ali Raza Abidi’s murder. Rumi says Abidi was a very important member of the civil society and was also active…

It was not easy to talk about the brave friend

Talking about Syed Ali Raza Abidi – MNA and member Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan It was not easy to talk about the brave…

Story of a brutal, cold-blooded murder

Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Consulate in Turkey and never returned! Khashoggi entered the Saudi Consulate on October 2, while his fianc√® waited outside. The…

Remembering Shahbaz Bhatti, an unsung hero of Pakistan

It has been over three years that Pakistan lost a brave Christian citizen Shahbaz Bhatti for his relentless advocacy of human rights and in…

Book review: Poetic resistance to Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s murder

As a young student I obtained a tattered copy of ‘Khushboo ki Shahadat’ from an old bookstall in Lahore’s Urdu bazaar. This was the…

Dark forces still potent year after Bhutto’s slaying

I was quoted in this piece posted below SAEED SHAH ISLAMABAD SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL, DECEMBER 27, 2008 A year after Benazir…

A tale of love and death

by Tanvir Ahmad Khan The terrors of the living need not trouble you, Bibi, any more. You overcame all misgivings, calumnies and flaws inherent…

Tortured land

When I breathe, I feel guilty Guilty because she can breathe no more When I think, I feel guilty Guilty because she can think…