By Adnan Falak
Today,Pakistan is in the grip of such a band of idealists called apologists,who defend militancy,favouring appeasement to a just retribution towards those who don’t cower or hesitate while targeting the innocent.
. . . →Read More:Appeasement emboldens the evil
By Shemrez Nauman Afzal
Pakistan’s judges cannot effectively prosecute anti-terror cases and send terrorists to jail or the gallows with the existing archaic investigative and forensic research capabilities of Pakistan’s police – the fact that witnesses,policemen,and even judges can be killed by assassins and terrorists makes it difficult if not impossible to implement . . . →Read More:Why justice is not served in Pakistan
By Ahsan Waheed
An intelligence agency has detained atleast six members of al Qaeda’s suicide squad,their local handler,and two of their technical collaborators,nabbing a total of nine terrorists who were in the process of planning suicide bombings in Lahore. The operation was conducted by a premier intelligence agency whose agents . . . →Read More:Recent arrests shed light on the nexus between religious student groups and terrorist “sleeper cells”
By TARIQ KHOSA
IT is time to note the voice of anguish and desperation of senior police commanders.
“The more serious problem in Pakistan is that the terrorists and insurgents are getting aligned with all kinds of criminals. We are heading for a situation like Mexico where drug lords and street criminals are operating like a . . . →Read More:Security situation getting out of control
By Enum Naseer
“In the future,everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” (Andy Warhol,1968)
Sikander lived the instant stardom dream 24 times over,occupying television screens all over Pakistan,feeding our fetish for all things bizarre and neurotic. Why we insisted on watching the antics of one gun-toting individual for a time span long enough to . . . →Read More:Sikander-i-azam kay azeem azaaim
Sindh Minister of Information Sharjeel Inam Memon has said the government would ensure peace in Karachi at any cost. He said the people of the city wanted to live peacefully and [therefore] strict action had been initiated against the troublemakers. He expressed his commitment to spread love and cooperation and nullify all attempts to spread . . . →Read More:Sharjeel vows peace in Karachi
By Sumera Khan
ISLAMABAD: “For me,Mustafa is everywhere,he never left us. Our 7-year-old daughter Rameen is proud of her father’s martyrdom,” says Sadia Mustafa,widow of Major Mustafa Sabir,who embraced martyrdom last week during clashes with militants in the Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency among other 23 military personnel. Rameen talks . . . →Read More:The ongoing struggle in Tirah Valley
by Jahanzaib Haque
You’re rich,you’re privileged and high on democracy in an ultra-poor,ultra-conservative society!
Are you ready to vote in the urban badlands of ol’Pakistan?
. . . →Read More:Run forest Run. VOTE!
Hi. I’m Mariane Pearl,” she says,introducing herself to a room full of journalists from the world over attending a Reuters training course in Barcelona.
At the course,I’m representing Pakistan – a country where her husband,Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl,was abducted and beheaded by terrorists. Where a pregnant Mariane spent the . . . →Read More:Mighty heart representing Pakistan
Over 90 of us perished on January 10,2013.
I don’t mean Pakistanis,I mean Shias.
As much as it pains me to identify myself as something before a Pakistani,this state seems to have left us little choice.
. . . →Read More:Let them slaughter us