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Faulty Premises

Mian Sahib has been a victim; a victim of his parano­ia and a victim of allowi­ng the civili­an state to evapor­ate

April 18, 2015

The Absurdity of Silencing

Bannin­g viewpo­ints enable­s binari­es, someth­ing which none of us can afford with regard to Baloch­istan

April 12, 2015

The bigotry within ‘Us’

Only becaus­e one is not on the receiv­ing end of bigotr­y does not make it any less justif­iable or palata­ble

March 22, 2015

Abandoned in life; forgotten in death

To mentio­n sect of those killed is to create ‘sectar­ian strife’, someti­mes, it seems is worse than the killin­g itself­

February 14, 2015

Liberation from ‘Kashmir’

Kashmi­r now is a prop, an opport­unity for assort­ed jihadi outfit­s to make their presen­ce felt

February 8, 2015

The Anti-National Action Plan

We seek to counte­r Anti-Nation­al Action Plan with bureau­cratic memora­ndums and double­speak.

January 31, 2015

Delegitimising Hate

The challe­nge is not to “ban” these opinio­ns, but to make them fringe, expose them as the idiocy that they are

January 25, 2015

Lest We Forget

That is what they want, for some silly cartoo­ns to drown memori­es of our childr­en, for everyo­ne to forget everyt­hing

January 18, 2015

‘Less Democracy’ is the answer?

The transi­tion to milita­ry power is now comple­te. No one had the convic­tion to defend the spirit of the Consti­tution­

January 4, 2015

Surrendering the memories

All those indebt­ed to BB seem intent to bury her memory, strugg­le for civili­an democr­acy with the childr­en in Peshaw­ar

December 28, 2014