Saturday, February 25 2017
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Let us redefine ourselves before judging those redefining their gender.   The wave of hate crimes against the LGBT community has crashed more often than we would like onto our …


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What Happened? Just shortly after Pakistan was devastated with yet another attack on school grounds, a suicide bombing took place near the outskirts of an army facility in Baluchistan province. The attack, …


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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari at the Women's World Awards 2009 in Vienna, Austria

The hashtag, #RIPBisma had erupted on all social media platforms about two weeks ago. Angry Pakistanis blamed PPP Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto, for the death of a 10-month old baby girl …


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Power of Words

In 2010, Reporters Without Borders placed Pakistan at 151st place out of 178 countries on its Press Freedom Index. Freedom House, an American-based organization that supports political sovereignty and individual …


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On Christmas Day, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was celebrating his birthday and preparing for his granddaughter’s wedding in his Lahore home. He unexpectedly received a phone call from Indian …


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Drugs are quite a taboo subject especially for those in Pakistan, a country who is predominantly Muslim and has a strict culture. Nonetheless, taboo or not, this problem must be …


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This isn’t an easy world to live in. With every additional headline emblazoned in the media, we feel an added weight upon our shoulders as a global community. New accounts …


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Nabila

“It is terrible, what happened. But now they are so angry. They talk about a war on terrorism. But they never seem to think what they do terrifies normal people …


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The hidden gem of Pakistan is the self-governing Azad Jammu and Kashmir. This long-running conflicted area of Pakistan represents one of the most beautiful spots in the world, located north …


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Unfortunately, Pakistan is often associated with “Islamic” extremist groups. I’m sure you are all familiar with names such as ISIS, Al-Qaeda, and the Taliban. You have probably seen and heard …


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