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Pakistan’s Historical March

Pakistan’s Historical March

Two weeks ago, I flew in from Qatar to Pakistan to attend and support the most peaceful long-march with millions of Pakistani people. We marched from Lahore, through seven cities towards the Parliamen
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 12:50

Murdered for Not Memorizing the Qur’an

Murdered for Not Memorizing the Qur’an
Today we hear the sad case of a seven-year-old child named Yaseen – incidentally also the name of a chapter of the Qur’an – who was beaten to death by his mother, Sara Ege, for failing to memori
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 15:52

“Where Was God!?”- On Indian Gang Rape Victim

“Where Was God!?”- On Indian Gang Rape Victim
The question by Tarek Fatah, Canadian writer, asking where was God in the face of the Indian gang rape victim shows how arrogant we as humans have become. Human beings always try to avoid responsibil
Last Updated on Sunday, 30 December 2012 18:24

Christmas and Our Lost Humanity

Christmas and Our Lost Humanity
I’ve tried to understand the meaning of the seasonal spirit – a (dry) roast turkey, cranberry sauce, mince pies; all good and well. But I struggle, as do my friends, to reconcile the murder of 29
Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 December 2012 16:07

2012: Civilized Men on Doomsday

2012: Civilized Men on Doomsday
Movies about disasters and world’s end get lots of attention these days, and 2012, in specific, attracts lots of attention. The movie is about the end of the world, according to existing prophecies,
Last Updated on Thursday, 20 December 2012 14:03

Swimming To Self-Awareness Shore

Swimming To Self-Awareness Shore
My parents, being Muslims, would always tell me "we have our traditions, Sarra, and they have theirs! You should have your freedom to practice your traditions and religion no matter what people say!"
Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:58

But Why’d He Kill All Those People?

But Why’d He Kill All Those People?
It’s a tragedy in itself that tragedy strikes as often as it does. In coping with this troubling reality, we often rush to safety—in our lives and in our minds. We move ourselves and our families
Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 15:08

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