The rulers of now treat others with the same disdain and disrespect as the colonial masters of yore.
In the ‘upgrade’ of Makkah, there is no room for an immigrant hovel that does not accord with the expected spiritual
There is neither enough outrage from those untouched among Karachi’s population nor any real political will.
There are small, everyday ways in which women are silenced, disciplined and shown condescension by men.
The exact extent of the IS threat in Pakistan is not known yet, but we should beware the ominous global militants.
Tradition and culture, religion and romance must all conform to rules made elsewhere.
British Pakistanis lack a vocabulary for having honest conversations about sexual exploitation within their communities.
Women inhabiting public space is a victory for at least one half of Pakistan.
Relationships are suffering; husbands are angry at wives, children at parents, sisters at brothers and so on.
Other than Ismat Chughtai no other female Sub-continental writer can claim to have excised the myths heaped on misogyny.
Pakistan’s problem with promise is its addiction to a particular stage of political existence.
All little Pakistani girls have a single dream of one day marrying an old man, alighting from a Saudi Airlines plane.
The new colonialism, like the old, presents the shadows of intervention as weightless.
It was in bottles and syringes, flung and squirted. It was easily purchased and used without the fear of prosecution.
The helots of former Sparta had likely fared better than the Pakistanis and Bangladeshis there now.
This strategy of using women to discipline other women is not a new one. It has been previously employed by Saudi Arabia
MH 17 shows once more how aeroplanes are the softest of targets in the war-ravaged world of today.
The targeting of teachers is an element of deliberate anti-intellectualism.
“THE US has the best research universities in the world, which is why we attract the best students from around the...
While denouncing the West and India, Pakistanis ignore the racism and human rights abuses perpetrated by its friends.