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Yet another protest at D-Chowk

Since last 70 days, highly educated individuals of this nation have been protesting and no one has raised their voice or helped them in any way. The teachers include mostly women who have children as well to look after, the government however seems to have no shame at all. The mothers and daughters of this nation are protesting, the residents of Islamabad come to see the show, take a few pictures and leave. Continue reading

Illusion of a democracy

This article is a formal rebuttal to an article written by Mariam Sabih, the article can be read at 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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Pakistan do you want peace

“This was inevitable and I am afraid this is just the starting!” – Danial Ahmed These 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 … 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

Timeline of events from 17th June 2014

  The date is out now. Addressing a huge gathering of civilians and workers of all the allied parties, Dr.Qadri declared 14th August 2014 as the starting date of the Inqilab(Revolution) March towards Islamabad. 2 marches led by Dr.Qadri and Imran Khan will march towards Lahore. Although both parties have a difference of final goal, … Continue reading