Daily Archives: November 1, 2009

“Namal University, Another Landmark by ‘Taleban’ Khan”

This article has been written and kindly sent to us by Ahmer Muzammil. We do not necessarily share the views expressed – PTH

“It has become fashionable amongst the enlightened moderate crowd in Pakistan to criticize Imran Khan. He is supposedly the Pro-Taleban, right wing nut that if came in power would lock the women in boxes, ban our daughters and our sisters from going to school, organize Friday beheadings in public square and ban all arts & music from the society. His life and the manner in which he has carried himself to this day testify to the contrary but that’s irrelevant. If you think that extremist, unreasonable, rigid mindsets exists just on the right then in the context of Pakistan you would be sadly mistaken. Continue reading

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Filed under Pakistan, Taliban, War On Terror

Tearing Down Walls

By Khurram Siddiqi

“If bombs don’t kill us, our fear of them will”

When we anticipated things getting uglier as the fight for Pakistan’s identity intensified, more bloodshed was the first thing we feared. On the other hand, perhaps something less obvious was how literally ugly our cities would become as well. Continue reading

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Filed under Democracy, Education, Identity, Pakistan, psychology, Terrorism