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Feedback to @am_nawazish

Dear Ali Moeen, This feedback is in response to the attached article published in Daily Jang. Your writing style is most certainly captivating for the reader, the write-up had a good build up and smooth flow, however I couldn`t help but notice the lack of facts, reality and counter arguments to balance out the prose. … Continue reading

Participatory Democracy

This is the structure of participatory democracy proposed by Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri. Currently Pakistan has a warped form of parliamentary democracy which goes something like this. National Assembly in Islamabad to deal with national issues. 4 Provincial Assemblies at each provincial capital. In practice, this is it, the devolution of power under the … Continue reading

Choking over oppression, is this Pakistan?

I have lost count of days we have been protesting here. First we had to go through a 10 day siege in Lahore and now it has been over a week since we have occupied Islamabad. Problems and obstacles are at every single step. The government has now poisoned our water supply , our food … Continue reading

Historic Friday Sermon

It is a unique event that there is Jummah(Friday) prayer taking place in front of the Parliament House today. If there is an oppressor on one side and oppressed on the other, then a Muslim person should stand with his oppressed brother. (Sahih Muslim & Sahih Bukhari) “According to Ibn Umar , Allah’s Messenger (PBUH) … Continue reading

Change is the only permanent factor

Nothing in this world is permanent, every thing that rises, must also fall. Every thing that has life must also taste death. Rise of nations is followed by their fall as they become stationery with decadent rulers. There is only one thing that is permanent and that is change. A system which appears as functional … Continue reading

To Revolt or Not to Revolt?

I’m reaching a point in life in which reality does not match what I believe and even what I see could be both true and false at the same time. Humanity is reaching a point that disgusts me to my very core. I see people dying on the streets and the media telling me everyone … Continue reading

The Problem With Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

In January 2011, or perhaps well before, one of Pakistan’s most nearest and dearest cricketers, Imran Khan began his election campaign for May 2013. The campaign hit home; his slogans were change “tabdeeli” and “insaaf” justice – what more could a change-deprived, justice-deprived society ask for? The election campaign was fervent and alive, with marches … Continue reading

Who Became Lost In The Idol House Of The West?

Prophet Ibrahim [P.U.B.H] was born into the atmosphere where people worshipped rocks ,trees ,planets and stars. The head of the family [Ibrahim’s uncle] was not even an ordinary idolater, but was one who totally rejected Allah and who used to make the idols with his own hands. According to traditions Prophet Ibrahim’s father died before his birth and he was raised by an uncle whom Ibrahim [P.U.B.H] called father. Into that family Ibrahim was born, destined to stand against his own family, against the entire system of his community. In brief, he stood against all kinds of polytheism. Continue reading