Suhail Khan

Glorifying peace or war at the cost of other is sheer ignorance

Glorifying peace or war at the cost of other is sheer ignorance

Since the two words are quite opposite to each other but they have been shaping the world throughout the centuries. However in the earlier centuries wars were romanticized and those who fought them were regarded as, ‘Heroes,’ and ‘Real men of the nation.’ These men were glorified through literature, paintings, folklores and bedecked with rosaries […]

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Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and Bleed

Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and Bleed

The typical newsroom set-up, where journalists chase after news headlines dictated by some centralized news gathering agency – often based in some western capital – does not suffice any more.In the case of the Middle East, the news narrative has been defined by others and dictated on Arab journalists and audiences for far too long.This […]

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Remembering Omran Daqneesh

Remembering Omran Daqneesh

One day on TV, I saw a cherub, And he made me feel utterly blue. His face was covered with ashes and looked bloodstained, And on it had a silence which shook my disdain. Like a corpse, he sat there motionless and poker-faced, Perhaps pondering upon the catastrophe that just came. With his palm, he […]