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a song for Afghan refugees in Pakistan: Pekhawara Afghanan che khapa na krre by Naghma

With Pakistan evicting some 600,000 Afghan refugees by the end of this year alone, this song, sung by Naghma in 2011 (I think?), is so real and relevant it’s heartbreaking. 749 more words

Death To Patriarchy

Peshawar: Memories of a Frontier Town

The first time I flew into this city it was like entering a place straight out of the Middle Ages. On my flight from Karachi… 933 more words

Blast From The Past

Pakistan: Remembering the Khyber Pass

We drove for what seemed like an eternity along a winding road past mud brick houses on a bleak landscape, British Indian Army regimental insignias on roadside cliffs, hillside forts and dusty Pakistani Army outposts. 1,062 more words

Blast From The Past

Famous Sayings: #27 — ‘Revenge Is A Dish…’

September 11, 2016

Revenge is a dish best served cold.

Every now and then, I will hear this phrase.

A variation of the phrase has been used in movies.

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Pakistani teen burnt alive by her mother for choosing own husband

The Religion of Pieces strikes again.

From Yahoo: A Pakistani mother on Wednesday burnt her 16-year-old daughter alive for marrying a man of her own choice, before shouting on the street to neighbours that she had killed the teen for bringing shame on her family. 535 more words

Culture War

Book Review: Abubakar Siddique’s ‘The Pashtuns’

By Zaboor Ahmad 

The Pashtuns: The Unresolved Key to the Future of Pakistan and Afghanistan
Abubakar Siddique
Random House India, 2014

Afghanistan has been the global epicenter of violence as well as the “graveyard for Empires”. 1,848 more words