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O where are you going?

The siege of the red zone continues. Citizens from all over the country have gathered in Islamabad to protest the failures of our government. Morale is high and sentiments, strong; passion flows free and pure. 399 more words


"What's going on in Pakistan?" - Tariq Ali blogs for London Review of Books

“A trip through the dark corridors and political galleries suggests that what we are witnessing in Pakistan today – street demos in Lahore and Islamabad, attempts to seize the prime minister’s house, a token occupation of the state television building – is little more than a crude struggle for power between the incumbents (the two stooges otherwise known as the Sharif brothers) and a segment of the opposition led by Imran Khan and the forces unleashed by the Canadian-based ‘moderate’ Islamist cleric Tahirul Qadri, who controls a large network of madrassahs that were supported by the Sharifs and many others. 44 more words

Political Drama

The recent Azadi and Inqilabi marches have kept the national media quite busy these past 2 weeks. Now things have taken a turn for worse as demonstrations have spilled over into violence and bloodshed as neither the government nor Imran Khan is ready to back down and negotiate. 457 more words


A case for revolution

The two marches which are being called the biggest challenge to the ruling elite in the 67 years of Pakistan’s history, have brought up a rather what one could be forgiven to call in the face of how relevant it is to the common man, a rather academic  discussion. 831 more words

Minhaj Ul Quran

The life and times of a Pakistani revolutionist

Meet your quintessential desi revolutionist. Let’s call him Youthiya. Youthiya is just like you and I on any other day. He likes to go to the Cinema on a Sunday with his friends. 1,949 more words