Posts Tagged ‘ violence ’

The Love Affairs of Muhammad Iqbal

Jun 2014

Women are silenced in stories of the violence that is meted out on them.
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Letter to Altaf Hussain | Elections 2013

May 2013

Areeba K. | A Pakistani responds to a politician's threats to Karachiites.
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After the Fire: Christians Protest Attacks

Mar 2013


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Demand for Army Takeover Ignored Causes of Killings

Feb 2013

Thousands sat in protest against the January 10 blast that murdered 100 Hazaras this weekend. However, the demand for army takeover ignored the institution’s incompetence, or unwillingness, to take on the killers. Hazaras had yet to recover from the pains of the twin blasts on Alamdar Road on January 10, when another bomb destroyed...
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Reporter’s Notebook: The Second Dharna

Feb 2013

A visit to the Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen dharna (sit-in) in Lahore–held in solidarity with the victims of the Kirani Road blast.
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Protests Against Army Operations in FATA | Q&A

By M.A.
Jan 2013

Inspired by the Hazaras of Quetta, Pashtuns convened in front of the Governor’s House in Peshawar with the bodies of 18 people killed in an army operation carried out in Bara, a sub-division of Khyber Agency. The bodies have since been confiscated by the army and police, but the protestors continue their sit-in, this...
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Part III: Two Wings Without A Body

Dec 2012
March 15, 1971. Unarmed rickshaw pullers. West Pakistani soliders massacre East Pakistanis (Bangladeshis).

This is the third of a multi-part series “Waiting for a Real Reckoning on 1971″ by Naeem Mohaiemen. Part I | Part II Partition resulted in the creation of two Pakistans, and from the beginning relationships between the two wings were strained and distant. At many key junctures after 1947, the attitude of the...
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