Month: December 2015

Sudden impacts

NADEEM F. PARACHA — DAWN.COM   18 COMMENTS Travelling on a plane to London in 2011, I spent most of my time studying a detailed research paper authored by Mathew J. Nelson, a distinguished lecturer of Political Science at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the UK. I […]

Jinnah’s vision

Jinnah’s vision EDITORIAL — DAWN.COM   22 COMMENTS The frequent projection of Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s Aug 11 address to the Constituent Assembly creates an impression that this is the Quaid’s only speech that gives us his vision of Pakistan. On the contrary, throughout his political career, Jinnah made it repeatedly […]

IS ISLAM INHERENTLY MISOGYNISTIC?

AN INTERVIEW WITH LALEH BAKHTIAR LALEH BAKHTIAR, USA As the first American woman to translate the Quran into English, Laleh Bakhtiar corrects often misinterpreted verses on women’s treatment by re-infusing the translation with a feminine perspective. In this interview with Muslima curator Samina Ali, Laleh discusses her experience interpreting the […]