Lina Idrees reflects on the recent spotlighted cases of gender-based violence in Pakistan and its enduring narrative which has preserved a culture of impunity.
Lina Idrees reflects on and discusses the upcoming Women’s March in Pakistan.
In Salman Rushdie’s panoptic novel Midnight’s Children, the character Tai claims that if you “put a gun in a Kashmiri’s hand… it will have to go off by itself – he’ll never dare pull the trigger. [Kashmiris] are not like Indians, always making battles”. Later, Aadam Aziz – the protagonist’s grandfather – tells the reader, […]
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, over 6.5 million people had been displaced in Syria by 2014. Experts believe there are 4 million Iraq refugees around the world. In Nigera, there are over 200,000 people categorized as Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC). In 1947, over 10 million […]
The Easter week represents the most important period in the Christian calendar, and is seen as a time of peace and hope. Perhaps this fact contributed to the timing of the shocking terrorist attacks which rocked Brussels and Lahore last week; it certainly seems to have been a factor in the latter, in which the […]
Having won the Ashes this summer, England head out to the UAE to face an in-form Pakistan, in what promises to be a challenging series to say the least. England’s record in the UAE is not one to gloat over, the last time they visited the UAE they were white washed 3-0 and crossed 300 […]