Hasan Zaidi

MEMORIES OF HELL

March 26 is celebrated as Independence Day in Bangladesh, once a part of Pakistan. Forty-eight years on, Pakistan... Updated Mar 24, 2019 02:45pm

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ASMA

For a couple of years, Mohammed Hanif followed Asma Jahangir on her annual fact-finding missions to Balochistan. Updated Feb 18, 2018 09:33pm

THE CONTAGION OF BRAVERY

The defining image that encapsulated the importance of Asma Jahangir may have been that of her funeral Published Feb 18, 2018 06:53am

SPECTACLE: ARROWS THROUGH THE HEART

The British Red Arrows aerobatic team put on quite a show at Karachi’s Seaview beach and saved a parental bonding Published Oct 15, 2017 07:11am

NON-FICTION: THE WORLD THROUGH MY EYE

This book of personal essays is remarkably pioneering both in format and scope and defies straightforward categorisation Updated Apr 25, 2017 11:59pm

DEEP FOCUS: Should Censors Be Banned?

Another week, another new absurdity from the guardians of Pakistan’s cinematic morality. Two weeks ago, this paper... Updated Apr 07, 2017 07:33pm

INTERVIEW: A PYTHON IN LAHORE

Michael Palin talks about the importance of comedy, the act of writing and what he likes about Pakistan … Updated Mar 18, 2017 02:29pm

DEEP FOCUS: WILL THE ACTOR DIE?

Perhaps it’s time actors too begin to think about how technology might impact their profession. Updated May 08, 2017 09:02pm