My personal experience of facing corruption and threats.

Pakistani society is falling apart socially and morally. Perhaps one of the most corrupt institution in the country is of police which has been politicized and criminalized. Police is regularly used to threaten and silence political opponents. The prime example of this was 17th June 2014 Model Town massacre in Lahore, where 16 people were …

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A Poetic Response To PTI Trolls

This poem is a response to PTI trolls in the poetic form. It must be affirmed that I respect the great Imran Khan, the legendary Cricketer, Captain, Socialist and Revolutionary leader of Pakistan. I respect the true and sincere workers of PTI and its tigers. This response is ONLY aimed at those who stoop to …

Lynched and Burned Alive in a Kiln

Last week, in a small village known as Kot Radha Kishan, a sad and brutal incident took place which sadly failed to move the nation yet again. A young couple belonging to the Christian faith was lynched and then burned alive in a brick kiln. Why? What had they done to deserve this horrible form …

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. …

Illusion of a democracy

This article is a formal rebuttal to an article written by Mariam Sabih, the article can be read at http://meriamsabih.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/10-reasons-why-pakistans-twin-marches-are-heading-nowhere/comment-page-1/#comment-42 Point by point rebuttal: In the article the author claimed that. 1) Despite irregularities, 2013 general elections were better than ever before and several polls suggest PML-N sustains popularity. It is true that many polls suggest …

The Character of Marchers vs character of the government.

In the whole world, Pakistan is number one in illiteracy Sri Lanka has less than 1.9% children who do not go to primary school. In India there are less than 6.4 % children who do not go to primary school, in Bangladesh less than 16.2% of children who do not go to primary school. In Pakistan there …

Pseudo Democracy in a country called Pakistan.

Published on ARY Blogs   We live in an age where the dominant form of government is "Democracy" or more specifically Parliamentary democracy. Democracy is not in itself a system, in its essence democracy is a set of norms and values which serve as the base of the system. From this base, a super-structure is …

Why Auntie BBC should not run its London Agenda here?

via Dr Moeed Pirzada Why Auntie BBC should not run its London Agenda here? - Now since I have provided you the details of why BBC was considered an overbearing Auntie with her strict values and indoctrination in the UK of 1960's I can explain a bit what is wrong with BBC's (and other Intel …

Land of criminals and rapists.

It is with great pain that I am composing this post. I was born in Pakistan and raised here, I love this country, but my loyalty to the state cannot trump my duty to say the truth and the truth is that this land has become unstable, it has become a place where criminals and …

Silenced forever.

The massacre that started on 30th August 2014, left almost 25 people dead. Government figures report only 2 martyrs because law enforcing agencies took away the dead bodies and those who had minor injuries to unknown locations. These people marched peacefully to Islamabad for their rights, for their human rights, for their constitutional rights. They …

Expired Tear Gas Shells

On the night of 30th August 2014, peaceful and unarmed protesters were attacked by the police with tear gas, rubber bullets and then eventually live bullet rounds. 11 people lost their lives and almost 500 were injured in clashes that lasted almost 15 hours. The clashes are still continuing. It is the third day since …

Pakistan do you want peace

"This was inevitable and I am afraid this is just the starting!" - Danial AhmedThese words recently messaged to me were the words I did not want to hear. I knew they were coming but I did not want them to become a reality. I'm not Pakistani, but I still suffer like one. I've lived …

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 …

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) …

Dr.Qadri`s Charter of Demands

Dr.Qadri presented his Charter of Demands today. His main demands were> Immediate resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif & Chief Minister Shabaz Sharif over Model Town Massacre> Dissolve all national & provincial assemblies; they were formed unconstitutionally.> Form a new national government for Democratic reforms.> Stringent accountability by National government of all corrupt people> End …

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 …

Crushing burden of External Debt

  The graph shown above is self explanatory.But for those of you who are not that much into economics , let me explain this in simple terms. In last 4 years, Pakistan`s highest external debt was  66451 million USD, this is the total amount of debt which Pakistan owed to foreign creditors. the country’s mammoth …

The Powerful Role of Pakistan’s Media

Malcolm X is famously known for having said: “The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” Indeed the media is extremely powerful in controlling the minds of the masses, …