Posts Tagged ‘ Extremists ’

Pakistan’s conspiracy theories

Nov 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then … anyone who tells you it is a duck must be hiding something. So goes the logic of conspiracy theories which are gaining increasing currency in Pakistan because of the wave of gun and bomb attacks in its towns and cities. […]



Threats to Journalists Threaten Press Freedom

Nov 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Dawn, The Nation

Threats to the safety of journalists represent a serious problem in Pakistan, and the danger journalists face in our country has resulted in a respected international NGO ranking press freedom in Pakistan below Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. Unfortunately, some people like Ahmed Quraishi are trying to defend these threats. Reporters Without Borders recent 2009 Press Freedom […]



Enough is enough!

Oct 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Agha Haider Raza’s latest piece: A few days ago, the education minister of Baluchistan was shot down outside of his house.  Tragic as it may seem, little attention was given to the horrific murder.  Ironically, no sizeable protests were carried out, nor were Facebook statuses changed to condemn the minister’s death.  A day’s worth of […]



Hamid Mir and his Ridiculous Benchmarks for Success

Oct 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Sana A’s point-by-point rebuttal of Hamid Mir’s latest piece…an excellent read! If anyone needed more proof of the media being overrun by the disgracefully uninformed, here it is. In this preposterous piece, Hamid Mir makes outlandish demands of United States’ policy whilst having the nerve to wonder at the mistrust between the US and Pakistan. […]



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