ISLAMABAD: Much of what Naveen Naqvi wrote in her article ‘I am terrorist — and so are you’ needs to be translated and reproduced in our Urdu press. The question is who will do this?
In this context, the passage of a resolution in the National Assembly condemning the attack is a good first step. It is interesting that this was achieved primarily because three female MNAs took the initiative. One wonders what held the members of the Senate back in condemning the attack in similar fashion?
We can change our image in the eyes of the world if we remove all discriminatory laws from the constitution. This will be a worthy act because it will wrest away from the extremists the legitimacy that they get in targeting minorities.
Published in the Express Tribune, June 7th, 2010.