Insights on selective mourning

In Pakistan, news of murder is no news. Tell us how many died and we’ll decide whether or not to mourn it in our own special way. Different murders merit different reactions. That the premeditated killing of another human being contravenes every law on this planet, is for the larger part, remembered selectively. As are . . . → Read More: Insights on selective mourning

Musharraf should stay out

Pervez Musharraf stirred new controversies and conversations by announcing his return to Pakistan last week.

However, the main question remains whether the Pakistani people should give the former dictator-president another chance to run the country or not.

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Religious Fanatics turn to harass Eunuchs and She-males

MULTAN: The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat has demanded punishment for members of the She-male Association and has accused them of spreading vulgarity in society.

Following a press conference and protest by the She-male Association on Tuesday against beating and humiliation of two of their members, Sufi Moeen, the ASWJ Muzaffargarh district president, held a press . . . → Read More: Religious Fanatics turn to harass Eunuchs and She-males

Lucky Irani and other circuses

First we had Lucky Irani Circus; now we have Difa-e Pakistan Council. Except that Lucky Irani Circus was genuine while this DPC, well, you get my drift.

Look at the cast of characters. Apparently, there are 40 parties, from the right to the far right, reminding one of the story of Ali Baba. The main . . . → Read More: Lucky Irani and other circuses

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi leader released

The man believed to be the operational head of banned organization Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Malik Ishaq has been released after being imprisoned at the Kot Lakh Pat jail for almost fourteen years, Geo News reported.

Speaking after his release Ishaq said that the integrity of Pakistan was dear to him and he would not let anything happen . . . → Read More: Lashkar-e-Jhangvi leader released