Posts Tagged ‘ solidarity ’

Why Trouble Rules Balochistan

Governor's rule has multiplied the problems in Balochistan instead of fixing them.
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On Not Speaking of Palestine

Feb 2013
On Not Speaking of Palestine | Sunaina Maira

English | اردو What shocked me was something I had not anticipated: the latent and sometimes overt hostility to Palestine solidarity and sympathy for Zionist propaganda. In 2009, I moved to Lahore for a year. It was my first visit ever to Pakistan, and to the city where my father was born, and from where my...
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On the Colony and Post-Colony

Feb 2013
On the Colony & Post-Colony | Magid Shihade

English | اردو Pakistan and Palestine have more in common than some in Pakistan care to recognize.  Whenever I visit the United States, I find that Americans often mix-up Palestine and Pakistan. Their stupidity and inability to differentiate between the two countries is characteristic of what Edward Said defined as Orientalism: “they” all look the same,...
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A New Humanism

English | اردو What motivates the desire for Third World solidarity is the shared history of oppression by a common oppressor. In 2009, a few academics, supported by long standing left-wing activists, founded Pakistanis for Palestine, a Lahore based group that aimed to support Palestinians in their struggle for statehood. Critics—which include Pakistanis—of course, wonder why,...
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Reporter’s Notebook: Pashtuns Protest Against Army | Ashraf Kakkar & Madiha R Tahir

By M.T.
Jan 2013

Photographer: Ashraf Kakkar Protests against the killing of 21 Pashtuns from Pakistan’s tribal areas by Pakistan’s security forces this week continue to grow. The latest wave of solidarity protests occurred in Islamabad as well as Peshawar. Frontier Corps (FC) commander Colonel Jawad Zia who heads the para-military force in Bara, the locality where 21...
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Hazara Solidarity Protests | Live Updates | Tanqeed

By M.T.
Jan 2013

Tweets about “#HazaraGenocide”
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