Dissident Baloch nationalists like Brahamdagh and Talal Bugti, Akhtar Mengal and...– Murtaza Razvi, writer for Dawn, shares his thoughts on the recent opening-up of the Pakistani media concerning the case of Balochistan and its struggle for basic freedom from the interference of the military and intelligence agency(s). Cogent points raised here. (via mehreenkasana) Very necessary....
Muslim Teen Arrested and On Trial in UK for... →
mehreenkasana: Here’s the comment posted by Azhar Ahmed, a Yorkshire teenager, on Facebook: Richard Seymour adds his comments: Why are the police behaving like this? The blog of the Index on Censorship website suggests that suspicion of Muslims voicing opposition to the troops is rooted in fear and suspicion resulting from 7/7. To be honest, I think this is [wrong]. The police and the crown...
J.K Rowling: Billionaire to millionaire →
Oh my God. I must look into this further. dreamingdingledodie: “One of the world’s wealthiest women, J.K Rowling, has given so much money to charity she can no longer claim billionaire status. The Harry Potter author has fallen down the Forbes rich list because of her charitable giving, the business magazine said.” Just one more reason why JK Rowling will forever be one of my heroes.
My desi father and his logic:
Dad: So your friend? He is a gay?
Me: He's gay, yes.
Him: I would like to meet him.
Him: I am glad he is your friend and he is a gay. It means that he will not be vulgar with you and chase you for dating. Nature made him for men and not my daughter. Good.
Him: Allah is mysterious in His ways.
A great dad. Bardasht Zindabad. May a lot of Pakistani parents learn a lesson from him.