A gypsy journalist

I am a gypsy journalist wandering the planet like a gypsy. I love the way gypsies live and they explore the world. I am proud to be a “Gypsy Journalist”. Sometimes I find dead whales on Arabian Sea or partly crocodile in the city like Karachi and sometimes I am writing about historical building of the city of open museums, Karachi . Currently, I am working on my next book “Ashes of Karachi”. I love to wonder around world and bring you new legendary stories and share my observations. Though I am gypsy, but I am attached with a Karachi based English paper. Photo by Shahzad Shah Jilani

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We want protection and preservation of our heritage, culture, and language

By Khalid Hashmani, McLean, Virginia, USA

All the points mentioned below apply to Pakistan and all four provinces. Corrupt officials, bad landlords, ruthless jagirdars, and corrupt politicians are not unique to Sindh. To a greater or lesser degree, these exist in other provinces and other countries. So what makes it unique to talk about Sindhi interest. The following are few things that explain the Sindhi interests that only apply to Sindhis:

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IInd Shaikh Ayaz International Conference on Language and Literature

We are pleased to announce that 2nd Shaikh Ayaz International Conference on Language and Literature (SAICLL) is going to be held in Nov 7-10, 2008 falling in line with UN mission. This year-2008 in which the UN proclaims the current year as an “International Year of Languages, in effort to promote Unity in Diversity and Global understanding through Languages ”.

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Lawyers’ movement & Sindhiat: Patriotism last refuge of a scoundrel?

by Aziz Narejo, TX, USA

Opposition to the glorious lawyers’ movement for justice in the name of Sindhiat or due to any other nationalistic considerations is a serious crime in my eyes and it borders on naked racism. I think minority nations/nationaliti es in Pakistan need justice and democracy more than anyone else.

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