Archive for March 10th, 2012

March 10, 2012

An open letter to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy – by Ravez Junejo

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Dear Miss Chinoy,

Before I move on to the main theme of this post, I must clarify its purpose as not being the blind adulation you have received from some quarters at your Oscar win.

I wish I could have been part of the horde of your (Karachi and Lahore based) friends

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March 10, 2012

How likely is Sana Saleem’s Bolo Bhi to speak up for Pakistan’s Shia, Ahmadi, Baloch and Pashtun?

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Here are some quick comments on Pakistan’s urban elite’s latest project Bolo Bhi (Speak Up!) which claims to be a champion of human rights and advocacy in Pakistan. Bolo Bhi is the latest in a series of similar projects by Pakistan’s urban elites which include: Lawyers Movement, Citizens for Democracy, Aman ki Asha, Gawaahi etc.

1. Pakistan’s urban elites including several of those in Sana Saleem’s Bolo Bhi project are notorious for keeping quiet on the ongoing genocides of the Shias, Balochs, Pashtuns and persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslims, Christians

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