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August 2012

THE BLASPHEMY LAW IN PAKISTAN IS THE REAL BLASPHEMY!

DATE : August 31, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Earlier this year I spent a week travelling across Universities in the UK speaking out against hate on campus which leads to radicalization of youth. From there I decided to go to Pakistan for my annual visit, much against the advice of family and friends who warned me that the situation in Pakistan is troubling. […]

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PAKISTAN HAS LOST ITS MORAL AND ETHICAL COMPASS

DATE : August 26, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The saddest aspect of the recent ruthless murder of Pakistani Salman Taseer, Governor of Punjab was not so much the viciousness of the killing but the vicious celebration of his death. Taseer was shot dead on January 4, 2011 by Mumtaz Qadri, who was member of the governor’s special security squad. After Qadri, pumped 27 […]

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3P35E31THd8

DATE : August 25, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

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We must speak out against hatred and those who preach it

DATE : August 18, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

  A call to arms for moderate Muslims – Published in Toronto Star Apr. 2, 2004. We must speak out against hatred and those who preach it, By Raheel Raza The recent raids in Britain that resulted in the arrests of nine men of Pakistani heritage and the subsequent raid at the home of a […]

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I WENT, I SAW, I WEPT – and I still weep today as not much has changed

DATE : August 18, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : One Comment

A VISIT TO THE HOMELAND By Raheel Raza I CAME: – because Karachi was once my City of Joy – because I had not visited for many years due to the turmoil and unrest – because my brother was taken into custody in an extra judicial arrest – because I naively thought there is still […]

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