A prayer for Peshawar

Published December 17, 2014
A student in Karachi holding a rose takes part in a prayer for victims of the Taliban attack on Army Public School in Peshawar. – Reuters
A student in Karachi holding a rose takes part in a prayer for victims of the Taliban attack on Army Public School in Peshawar. – Reuters
Activists light candles. — AFP
Activists light candles. — AFP
Pakistani journalists and civil society members hold a candle light vigil. — AP
Pakistani journalists and civil society members hold a candle light vigil. — AP
Activists of a religious group's student wing hold a flower basket and candles. — AP
Activists of a religious group's student wing hold a flower basket and candles. — AP
A man lights candles to mourn victims from Army Public School in Peshawar. — Reuters
A man lights candles to mourn victims from Army Public School in Peshawar. — Reuters
Children pray for the departed school children in Peshawar. — AP
Children pray for the departed school children in Peshawar. — AP
Candle light vigil in Islamabad. — AP
Candle light vigil in Islamabad. — AP
PTI activists light candles for the victims in Karachi. — AFP
PTI activists light candles for the victims in Karachi. — AFP
Students in Karachi read the Holy Quran and pray for the victims. — AFP
Students in Karachi read the Holy Quran and pray for the victims. — AFP
People partake in a candle light vigil at Teen Talwar, Clifton, Karachi. — Ali Umair Jaffery
People partake in a candle light vigil at Teen Talwar, Clifton, Karachi. — Ali Umair Jaffery

Vigils were held in Karachi, Islamabad and other major cities of the country for the children and teachers that were killed in Peshawar in a massacre carried out by Taliban militants.

Opinion

Editorial

27 May, 2022

After the march

FORMER prime minister Imran Khan either ‘ran away’ from Islamabad or made a temporary, strategic retreat. It...
A tough decision
Updated 27 May, 2022

A tough decision

Decision to raise fuel prices will remove a major hitch of concluding a staff-level agreement with IMF.
27 May, 2022

Xinjiang files

QUESTIONS about the status of the Muslim Uighur people in China’s Xinjiang autonomous region often arise, with...
Dark days
Updated 26 May, 2022

Dark days

The PTI, on its part, does not seem to have been prepared to face such a large deployment of state machinery.
26 May, 2022

No room for dissent

WHILE political turmoil roils the land, a number of incidents over the past few days have demonstrated that though...
26 May, 2022

Harassing passengers

REPORTS of the confiscation of personal items from passengers’ private luggage by customs officials at Karachi’s...