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· October, 2011

Stories about Pakistan from October, 2011

Pakistan: Say No To Plastic Bags

  31 October 2011

95% people use plastic bags in Pakistan and only 15% of these bags are properly disposed off, informs Rai Muhammad Azlan Shahid, while advocating for banning them.

Pakistan: Twitter Stories

  21 October 2011

Pakistani blogger Awais Aftab has started contributing to 140-character stories on Twitter according to a prompt which is circulated every day.

Pakistan: Release Of Mumtaz Qadri

  19 October 2011

Aftab Afridi writes about the inherent flaws in the religiously inspired laws of Pakistan. He warns that if Mumtaz Qadri, the killer of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, is released, it will have very serious ramifications for the coming generations.

Pakistan: A Daughter's Plea To Free Her Father From Pirates

  17 October 2011

On 26 November 2010 MV Albedo, a Malaysian commercial ship was hijacked by the Somali pirates and its 23 crews including 7 Pakistanis have been held hostage ever since. Nareman Jawaid, the daughter of the Pakistani captain of the ship is trying her best via blog and Facebook to raise...

Pakistan: The Militant Heroes

  5 October 2011

Malik Siraj Akbar reports that the widely read Urdu newspapers in Pakistan are repeatedly glorifying Punjab governor Salman Taseer’s murder and are depicting the murderer, who has been sentenced to death, as a “hero”.

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