United Nations

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Prefabricated modular housing from plastic waste.

Gul Bahao ( Pour or spread the roses ) is an NGO set up by Nargis Latif. She has been working since the last 22 years on a project she calls “Chandi technology”(Silver technology). She has basically come up with a way of recycling non-biodegradable plastic to be used as a raw material for construction of temporary shelters or housing units. This is a low cost alternative to tents and prefabricated shelters which are being used today. Continue reading

Plight of Syrian Refugees

Originally written for Lex Solo`s Blog It has been over 4 years since the Syrian civil war started. Although the Arab Spring took the whole Middle East by a storm, but the Syrians were the most affected. An estimated 9 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of civil war in March 2011, … Continue reading

Lahore under Governments inhumane siege

Since almost last 10 days the province of Punjab and the city of Lahore in particular has been under governments inhumane siege. Patients have died while on their way to hospitals due to road blockades, people have been forced to crawl under the containers . Last night government intensified its siege of Model Town in … Continue reading

Deception of the system

Deception, is a word we often use, the word carries far deeper meanings than we perceive. Deception is not just trickery, it is infact a tool, a vital tool for the ruling elite to keep the masses under control, to play with them like puppets without them even realising that they are being played with. … Continue reading

No food, no water, no electricity, this is Gaza

In Gaza tonight there will be no electricity and acute shortage of food, water and medical supplies. It is going to be almost 2 weeks since the Israeli offensive started, human rights activists in and outside Gaza have been writing, tweeting and blogging about the inevitable humanitarian crisis which has now developed in Gaza, but … Continue reading