The Women of Swat and ‘Mullah Radio’
By a group of NWFP women
“Islam started as soon as we fled from Malakand. People outside Swat think we had Islam and Shariat. There is no Islam in Swat. The Taliban have finished it.”
–woman from Mingawera, Swat, in a Sawabai camp
Where does one begin to tell you what they have been saying? It is difficult to explain because it is difficult for some of us to believe, to understand, and at times, even to empathise with. Between their rage and their tears, between giving each other solace and laughing at lighter moments, they opened up to talk to us. They shall not be named but they shall be heard by all of us today.
Continue reading There is no Islam in Swat. The Taliban have finished it.
Deteriorating Sindh: PPP regime and our role
by: Zulfiqar Halepoto, Hyderabad, Sindh
I am writing these lines with great disappointment and anger on the state of affairs in Sindh in all sectors of governance and the conduct of present regime and especially the performance of PPP.
I have visited 18 districts of Sindh for a district level consultation to hear the voices of the people on six issues education, health, food (agriculture, water and environment), housing, and natural resource management). This is an initiative of an international NGO.
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Hepatitis B Virus- Millions will die in Pakistan if not controlled
– Iqbal Tareen
With a HBV threat, Pakistan needs neither enemies nor a nuclear war. These epidemics can potentially wipe out the entire Pakistani population and population in the neighboring countries within a short time. There is no hiding from this weapon of mass destruction.
Continue reading Hepatitis-B & C- Pakistan needs neither enemies nor a nuclear war. These epidemics can potentially wipe out the entire Pakistani population