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Sheikh Abdul Aziz and the memoir of ‘Muzafarabad Chalo’

Sheikh Abdul Aziz and the memoir of ‘Muzafarabad Chalo’

Omer Farooq and Ahsan Akram Today marks the tenth death anniversary of Sheikh Abdul Aziz, a founding member of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL). Aziz was 55 when he was killed by government forces in Uri (Baramulla) while he was leading the historic “Muzaffarabad Chalo” march on August 11, 2008. The march towards the capital […]

 Ramzy Baroud

Mahmoud Abbas: Stop Exploiting Ahed Tamimi for Personal Gain

Mahmoud Abbas: Stop Exploiting Ahed Tamimi for Personal Gain

The father of 11-year-old, Abdul Rahman Nofal contacted me, asking for help. His son was shot in the leg during Gaza’s ‘Great March of Return’ protests. The Strip’s dilapidated health care system could not save the little boy’s leg, as it was later amputated. His father, Yamen, himself a young man from the Buraij Refugee […]

 Arshid Aziz

From bowl to poll

From bowl to poll

25th July, 2018 was the most important day in the history of Pakistan. The people of Pakistan for the first time rejected the dynastic politics of Sharif’s and Zardari’s/Bhutto’s. Especially, for the cricketer turned politican, Imran khan it was the field day and a day to kick off a new career (PM of Pakistan). It […]

 Ramzy Baroud

Common Enemy: Why Israel is Embracing Fascism in Europe

Common Enemy: Why Israel is Embracing Fascism in Europe

Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, visited Israel on July 19, where he met Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and other officials. Orban’s visit would have not required much pause except that the Hungarian leader has been repeatedly branded for his often racist, anti-Semitic remarks.   So why is Orban wining and dining with the leaders of the so-called ‘Jewish State’? […]

 Ramzy Baroud

Jewish Nation-state Law: Why Israel Was Never a Democracy

Jewish Nation-state Law: Why Israel Was Never a Democracy

The head of the Arab Joint List Alliance at the Israeli Knesset (Parliament), Aymen Odeh, described the passing of the racist Jewish Nation-state Law as “the death of our democracy.” Did Odeh truly believe that, prior to this law, he had lived in a true democracy? 70 years of Israeli Jewish supremacy, genocide, ethnic cleansing, […]

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At a glance: Educational Qualifications of PTI Politicians

At a glance: Educational Qualifications of PTI Politicians

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Justice, PTI) was founded by Imran Khan as a socio-political movement on 25 April 1996 in Lahore, Pakistan. PTI began to grow slowly but did not achieve immediate popularity. Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf’s agenda envisions a modern Islamic republic that advocates individuals’ welfare through community co-operation. PTI wants to set […]

 Dr Javed Jamil

Pyaar versus Ahankar: The Titanic Clash in making

Pyaar versus Ahankar: The Titanic Clash in making

Though Modi Government won the confidence vote, which was a foregone conclusion, it was Rahul Gandhi who stole the thunder. First with his fiery speech, then his now historical hug of the Prime Minister and the lighter moment of winking at his friend—all submerged the Prime Minister’s speech into background. Even those who do not […]

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A passage to India: – An endangered specie

A passage to India: – An endangered specie

Yahya Mushtaq India is 2nd most populous country in the world and is likely to move beyond china demographically by 2025. The 120 crore inhabitants with less amount of technology and backward means of production has made India to fall prey to the global souq and therefore most of the industrially settled countries have an […]

 Ramzy Baroud

The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched and Held Responsible

The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched and Held Responsible

“In my four years as High Commissioner, I have heard many preposterous claims. That claim is almost in its own category of absurdity. Have you no shame, sir, have you no shame? We are not fools.” These were some of the remarks made by outgoing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, […]

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When Handwara girl left education after her face was unveiled

When Handwara girl left education after her face was unveiled

Ess Ahmad Pirzada Those were the scorching days of June and July. Winds soaked with heat and flared up with humidity would leave people crazy and drenched in sweat. In such harsh conditions, nothing could be more miserable than the routine of leaving your home at 7 in the morning. One would have barely mourned […]

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