Daily Archives: August 3, 2010

Appeal From Shine Humanity

Dear Friends,
I humbly request your support of two very different but very important projects, the first one being of paramount importance at this time with the flood disaster only getting worse. The other project is a more long term effort to bridge misconceptions through msical collaborations between Pakistan and America. Every donation is appreciated and effectively utilized, no matter how large or small… Continue reading



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Lessons From Bangladesh

By Yasser Latif Hamdani

Courtesy Daily Times

The poison of General Zia’s bigotry has spread like a cancer in Pakistan’s body politic. Had he not emerged on the scene, it is possible that Pakistan would have taken the regular course of a confessional state to a modern, inclusive and democratic state

Bravo. Bangladesh has done it. It has successfully reversed the cynical Islamisation of its local General Zia. Not only is one fortified by their action that a Muslim majority nation state is capable of rolling back the Islamist project but as a Pakistani I am glad that at least some part of the former original Pakistan is now firmly allied with the principles that Jinnah laid down in his famous August 11, 1947 speech.
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