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WILL SOMEONE STAND AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY AND MISCONDUCT IN PAKISTAN?

Originally posted on The Grumpy Doctor:
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding inside Pakistan as thousands of citizens from every walk of life are protesting against the prime minister after his mega corruption was exposed in Panama papers. The Papers appear to have badly dented the credibility of the Prime Minister. Sharif made a couple of…

Model Town Massacre: An International Human Rights Prespective

According to the political philosophy of the renowned 18th century thinker Rousseau,(1) individual sovereignty as to certain rights and freedoms is transferred from each individual to the state. In return, the state ensures the granting, protecting and preserving of certain rights that are given to each individual of the state. Thus, individuals become citizens.(2) This concept is known as ‘The Social Contract’ and plays a pivotal role in the modern nation-state theory.(3) Based on this mutually understood premise, it is a legal and constitutional responsibility of the state to uphold and protect the respective rights to the citizens of the state. Continue reading

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

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

When police become terrorist

Words failed me when I was writing about Gaza, words have failed me yet again. Pakistans government has taken a leaf out of the book of Netanyahu and decided to crackdown, abuse and massacre the innocent and unarmed protestors who raised the slogan to bring an end to corruption, oppression and tyranny. Last night it was … Continue reading

When Injustice Becomes Law, Rebellion Becomes Duty

While I am writing this, the sun of 8th August rises, the very first rays of light are breaking through the darkness of the night and illuminating the horizon. Things on ground are not much different. Pakistan is in a state of paralysis right now. The country`s most populated province Punjab is in a lockdown. … Continue reading

State brutality in Pakistan

This post is to inform the world about the brutal state terrorism and brutality happening in Pakistan against the workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek [PAT] and Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf [PTI] . The crackdown on workers has happened just days before anti-corrupt system marches and protests are going to start against the undemocratic government present in … Continue reading

Tyranny of Criminals in Government

It has been almost a week since the Model Town Massacre. The official death toll has now reached 15 with more injured succumbing to their injuries every day. Whereas as many as 17 dead bodies are still missing and hundreds have been injured. One fails to understand why the Punjab Police didn`t use non lethal … Continue reading

State Terrorism

At around 2 am on 17th June 2014, Punjab Police raided the Minhaj ul Quran International Secretariat in Model Town, Lahore. They claimed that their purpose was to removed the barriers and security detail of the secretariat, however the officials of Minhaj ul Quran produced a court order which was issued in 2011 by the … Continue reading