Dawn News

01 March, 2015 / 10 Jamadi-ul-Awwal, 1436
e-paper

Prayers for Nelson Mandela

THE year I was born, Mr Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and when I turned 26 years he was freed from his solitary confinement; 26 years of imprisonment including years of solitary confinement did not shake Mr Mandela’s resolve.

He is now nearing 95 years and is hospitalised for over a month. I want to salute Mr Nelson Mandela for being the beacon of hope for the oppressed people around the world.

The world is so much richer and a greater place to live, thanks to people like him. My prayers for him. And may the oppressors acknowledge the strength of a man who has given hope to the world.

I feel proud to be part of the human race where Mr Nelson Mandela is also a part of it. I have hope in the ultimate triumph of humanity.

AAMIR I. YAZDANI Lahore


Email news tips and feedback to News Desk, submit blogs to Blog Desk and share photos and Videos with Special Projects Desk.

More From This Section

Do away with child labour

I WITNESSED an incident at a mall a few days ago that brought tears to my eyes. A mother of two young children...

Independent Pemra

private electronic media in the beginning did break PTV’s hegemony and contributed to the growth of democratic...

Pakistani Kejriwal

THIS refers to Aam Admi Party’s victory in the recent New Delhi elections. Arvind Kejriwal and his party have been...

Most Popular

Comments (0) Closed