Stories about Pakistan from June, 2011
India: Predicting Indo-Pak Talks
JayBlogs posts a hilarious take on what actually happens at Indo-Pak talks.
Pakistan: An Outsider's View
Indonesian blogger Unspun recently attended Pakistan's first social media summit in Karachi and commented that Pakistan's greatest asset is its people.
Pakistan: Tax On Textiles
Deadpan Thoughts criticizes the imposition of 17% sales tax in this years budget on the import of machinery and equipment of textile mills, a major earning and employment sector of Pakistan.
Pakistan: Remembering The Golden Era Of Pop Music
Spring Of Autumn reminisces about the golden era of Pakistan pop music, which was the late 80's and the early 90's.
Pakistan: The Beasts Kill Again
“The beasts in Pakistan have made it a habit to kill. Kill in the name of sect. Kill in the name of religion. Kill in the name of tribe. Kill in the name of Islam – They are not aware that in Islam killing one person is like killing the...
Pakistan: Religious Racism Spotted
Farhan Janjua captures the photo of a banner situated in Garden Town, Lahore, Pakistan which reads: “Christian’s Graveyard in Muslim Population is Not Acceptable! Not Acceptable!.”
Pakistan: Stop Hate Speech Against Ahmadis
Meera Ghani at Pak Tea House informs that “a group called All-Pakistan Students Khatm-e-Nubuwat Federation is handing out vile, hate fuelled pamphlets calling for outright murder of the already persecuted Ahmadiya community in the city of Faisalabad” and calls to resist this hate campaign.
Pakistan: Extra Judicial Killing By Pakistan Rangers
Teeth Maestro is frustrated to learn about a recent extra judicial killing incident in Pakistan, where members of Pakistan Rangers shot down and killed one young man after a heated exchange of words.
Pakistan: Sexual Abuse on Journalists
The Terrorland reports that a Pakistani intelligence agency has sexually abused several Pakistani journalists in situations of captivity or detention.
Pakistan: The Population Bomb
Faris Islam at All Things Pakistan urges to engage in a national discussion on family planning to tackle the looming population crisis in Pakistan.
Pakistan: The Baloch Noam Chomsky Silenced
Beena Sarwar at Journeys To Democracy reports that Dr. Saba Dashtiyari, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Balochistan and an activist for freedom of expression, was assassinated in Quetta.