Archive of ‘My World’ category

Please mind the gap between delusion and reality!

These events in UK are a violent, sad and bitter testimony to how misunderstood we have become as a society, my latest piece for Express Tribune. Riots in London: A Pakistani perspective Did we honestly think that violence on this scale was not possible in the UK? Sitting on our arses waiting for ‘all this’ […] Read more…

Have yourself a compassionate month!

It’s the first day of Ramadan and the Charter for Compassion Pakistan has launched a Ramadan Challenge that I want us all to sign up to. Thirty acts of compassion for thirty days. When I think about this challenge and us as a nation I remember back to last year. Around this time our whole […] Read more…

Veena Malik President for Pakistan… yes please!

Having finally seen the clip of Veena Malik sticking it to the Mufti Sahab on television I understand why she has been declared a bit of a national heroine and not just on Facebook to say the least – where there is now a group called “Veena Malik for President of Pakistan.” The clip has […] Read more…

That’s so rad!

People need to stop taking blogs so personally. Something I wrote on the Hizb and Pakistan for Express Tribune Blogs, the commentary should not be missed. Protect Pakistan from Hizb ut-Tahrir Read more…

The True Audacity of Hope

The events that have taken place in Charsadda are the first of what will be many horrific testimonies to that night in Abbottabad. The people of Charsadda and Pakistan have many sleepless nights ahead of them while Barack Obama can rest easy knowing he has taken out America’s poster boy for terrorism. I remember the […] Read more…

Osama and I

This year on September 11th 2011 it will be the tenth anniversary of a tragedy that changed the face, heart and mind of not just America but our world. It has almost been a decade in the post 9/11world and Osama Bin Laden is dead. His family will mourn, politicians will have meetings, intelligence services […] Read more…

Politician Imran Khan is not a pretty sight!

Of course the value of a human life has always been in the eye of the beholder. Now I’m no mathematician but I can put two and two together and the less you value others, the more you drop in other people’s eyes and how the mighty continue in their fall from grace. Imran Khan’s […] Read more…

Salman Taseer: An act to be remembered

This is an article of mine Express Tribune published on the assassination of Salman Taseer: Salman Taseer: An act to be remembered. But here, on my blog I want to talk about something else, why keeping quiet about these things is not an option. Just eight hours before his assassination, Salman Taseer tweeted the following couplet […] Read more…

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