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A SENTENCE FOR DEATH

A poem by HUR

A noose

let loose

before dawn.

Blood

in vain

leaps to the finish.

Sun

rises with

shame.

A neck

hangs long

on our tomorrow.

Spirit

vacates

legend occupies.

Death O’ Death

search

the killer.

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Jiye Bhutto

zabhutto_4By Yasser Latif Hamdani

Thirty years this hour Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was murdered through a farce judicial process, which is to this date not quoted as a precedent in any court of Pakistani law.  It was -as Benazir Bhutto put it- not a trial for murder but murder of a trial.  All norms and nuances of Pakistan’s Anglo-Saxon legal system were set aside to carry out the murder of one of our greatest and most influential- though flawed-politicians. Continue reading

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