Day: July 26, 2013

Encounters of the Dark Kind

Source: Daily Star Op Ed By Syed Badrul Ahsan Let us talk about Razakars today. And we need to do that because of all the nonsense Chowdhury Mueen Uddin has lately been spewing about a country he betrayed back in 1971. The man, accused of having led some leading Bengali intellectuals […]

Hate-Speech and Social Media in Pakistan

Jinnah Institute: By Jahanzaib Haque Pakistani media is an agent of CIA and RAW, Shariat ya Shahadat (Shariah or Martydom), Maslak-e-Deoband (Cult of Deoband) and Shias are unbelievers. This is not a list of slogans chanted by extremists on the streets of Pakistan. It is a very small sampling of the thousands of hate-fueled extremist Facebook […]

Criticism alters US drone program in Pakistan

yahoo news: ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United States has drastically scaled back the number of drone attacks against militants in Pakistan and limited strikes to high-value targets in response to growing criticism of the program in this country. Those actions appear to have temporarily appeased Pakistan’s powerful generals, who publicly […]