· July, 2007

Stories about Pakistan from July, 2007

Pakistan: Bloggers discuss the bomb blast in Islamabad

  18 July 2007

In Islamabad, a bomb blast triggered by a suicide bomber killed at least ten people at a rally in support of Pakistan's suspended chief judge. Following the tense time in Pakistan with the Lal Masjid issue as the Pakistani Army stormed the mosque, the country's bloggers have been closely watching...

Pakistan: Lal Masjid and afterwards

  10 July 2007

All Things Pakistan is provoked by the photograph of a father who son is inside the Lal Masjid. “Right now all these questions seem really petty and small. This is not the time for scoring cheap political points. This is not the time for spin.”

Bangla blog musings: Mosque, mausoleum, music and Marxism

  9 July 2007

The Taj Mahal has won a place of glory in the recently announced list of the seven wonders of the world, much to the delight of Bangla bloggers. Shaukat Husein details out the complete list of winners but rues the absence of the Pyramids amongst them. A debate has ensued...

Pakistan: Lal Masjid and Truths

  5 July 2007

Behind the Chairman's Door has a sharp response to those who state the Government in Pakistan shouldn't have dealt with the Lal Masjid issue the way it had.

Pakistan: More on Lal Masjid

  3 July 2007

All Things Pakistan links to various media reports on the shootout at Lal Masjid. There is an interesting discussion on in the comments space.