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Peshawar Massacre: We Must Hold the Mullahs Accountable


In the aftermath of the greatest tragedy visited upon Pakistan in recent times, the mullahs still keep spewing the rationalizing bullshit that has poisoned our national culture. One example of such venomous rhetoric is the stance taken by the Imam of Lal Maijid, Maulana Abdul Aziz. In his Friday sermon, just days after the murder of…

Taliban Monstrosity and Murder of Children


As I write these words, the news is still pouring in of the murder of over 100 children by the Taliban who attacked an Army Public School in Peshawar yesterday. Even though I am trying to capture my feelings in words, I know, deep in my heart, that there is no language for this. At a…


Aamir Liaquat: Mullahs and Scapegoating of Ahmadiyya Community


It seems that in the aftermath of Peshawar Massacre, now that the hate-mongering mullahs and their followers are facing the wrath of the Pakistani public, the mullahs and their follower have now started blaming and scapegoating the minorities. It is no surprise then that, once gain, the Ahmadiyya community, the most peaceful and patriotic “minoritized”…

پاکستانی بچوں کے قتل پر مولانا عبدالعزیز کاناقابلِ یقین موقف


آج جبکے پوری پاکستانی قوم اور تمام اقوام کےلوگ اور انکی حکومتیں ہمارے بچوں کے قتل پر ایک آواز سے اس درندگی کے مذمت کر رہی ہیں، لال مسجد کے امام مولانا عبدالعزیز کو اتنی ہمت اور خدا کا خوف نھیں کہ اپنی ذبان سے طالبان کے اس ظلم کی کھلی مذمت کریں۔ یہ ایک انتہائ…

Democracy and Divided Narratives…..!!!


The so-called Inqalab and Azadi marches have heated up the debates at different societal and political levels. Nobody could guess what will come out of the ongoing political strife, but one thing it has come up with is the polarization of society on political discourse. It has not created it; it has raised it to…


سرِ بازارِ جاں اعلان کر دو


یہ کیسا دور آیا ہے جہاں میں کہ قاتل قاضی و منصف بنے ہیں یہ کیسی آگ ہے جس کی لپٹ میں مساجد اور مدارس جل رہے ہیں یہ کیسا علم دیں ہے جسکے حامل وفا و پیار کی رسمیں بھلا کر رہِ اخلاص کے سب در جلا کر بھلا کر ٓآشتی کی سب حدیثیں چھپا…