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Censorship is like a talkshow

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Censorship is like a talkshow – people don’t get to finish what they are saying, but you’re not sure if that’s bad for democracy,” an emerging young leader told a group of reporters. He was among the thousands of civil society activists, artists, and admirers of the great poets Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Habib Jalib, […]

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The Holy Media

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“Zulm ki baat ko, jehel ki raat ko, Mein naheen maanta, mein naheen jaanta” It has long been asking to be said. But who will say it? In a country where only twenty years ago one couldn’t see the pasture for the horde of holy cows, the cows were slowly butchered one by one by […]

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Jalibs for everyone

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By: Asha’ar Rehman IT has been exactly 20 years — 20 long years — since Habib Jalib passed away on March 12, 1993. The anger shows no signs of ebbing. The street agitation spearheaded by Jalib continues unabated, with one or another manifestation of him unavoidably in the central role. Back in the 1990s, when […]

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