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I Wait In Gaza

I Wait In Gaza

By Aalia Suleman, Freelance Writer on South Asian Issues
Location Pakistan Pakistan

As I sit in the burning piece of land That has always been my homeland, The borders around it continually shrink. Confining me to a smaller and smaller area. Thrusting my soul and my spirit Into a corner Where hope does not exist. Fleeing is not an option Because I can never flee From the horrors Of what I have evidenced in my life. The horrors of death, abandonment, immurement, and captivity. The labels of […]

July 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Culture, Palestine, poetry
What is the Cost of a Free Media?

What is the Cost of a Free Media?

By Aalia Suleman, Freelance Writer on South Asian Issues
Location Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani media is giving the Taliban’s wrongful stance an importance it never deserved. Talks with the Taliban are yet again on the verge of breakdown.¬†Among the main bone of contention between the two parties is the imposition of Sharia, or Islamic law, in Pakistan. Regrettably, the issue of Sharia is not only one of the main causes of discord between the Pakistani and the Taliban negotiators but has also polarized the population of the […]

March 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Culture, Media, Pakistan
Are Peace Talks with the Taliban a Waste?

Are Peace Talks with the Taliban a Waste?

By Aalia Suleman, Freelance Writer on South Asian Issues
Location Pakistan Pakistan

In this state of near total anarchy in the country, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s decision to “give peace a chance” rather than going for military operations to weed out Taliban terrorists seems nothing but a waste of time. Much to the chagrin of the Pakistanis, weary of ceaseless, deathly bomb blasts across the country, Prime Minister¬†Nawaz Sharif has yet again decided to go for peace talks with the Taliban rather than the expected extensive […]

February 4, 2014 · 2 comments · Pakistan, Politics, South Asia