LAHORE: The ugly events of September 21 have done the country no good and have in fact damaged what is otherwise a very noble cause. They have left a lot for all of us to ponder upon and ask ourselves where we stand as a nation. Muslims in other countries of the world also organised demonstrations, but hardly any protest became violent. The purpose of this day was to register an international protest and to convey to the naysayers that Islam is a religion of peace. Clearly that did not happen.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 24th, 2012.
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