Posts Tagged "peace"

A Peace Revolution

By Zainulabidin At times when the government is lost and the media is confused, when our fellow Pakistanis are being brutally exterminated and coffins lay open on the streets, when silence echoes and surrounds the soul with hopelessness, when the wind smells of blood and the stench gets in your…

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Smile Turns Strangers into a New Family

By Maria Listuhayu Prajna Pratita Today, I went to Bantul as usual, buying rendeng (peanut leaves) for my rabbits. Unexpectedly, I came across a female security staff from my college. It turned out that she was the daughter-in-law of Mbah Wadji, the rendeng seller. She spotted me from a distance,…

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Indonesian Football Brawls – Solidarity? Nonsense.

By Maria Listuhayu Prajna Pratita Monday, 4th June 2012, on a silent dawn, another Indonesian football supporter died. The victim came from Surabaya (East Java). His name is Tomi, a 12th grade student. He was founded lying in the stadium stands right after a brawl between supporter and police. Tomi died on…

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Story of a Stranger

By Fatima Khan A stranger to me you were, but your eyes unraveled a story, Oh how sweet! Without any malice, they indeed captivated me. What would it be like to disclose the story that you can’t for long hide? Seems like you have a lot to say but you…

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Drones Kill So Malala Can Live?

By Ayesha Bilal At a time when the voice of all civilized and peace-loving Pakistanis has been heard for the condemnation of a cowardly attempt of assassination on a girl asking for her basic right to education, a very unsavoury picture posted by a friend on a social networking site…

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Peace – A Modern Myth

By Nihal Khan  Lahore Grammar School Image source: www. ciudadtijuana.info Everyone has their own perspective of ‘peace’. Some think of it as Utopian times where people have the Freedom of Speech, Power, Choice, and basically everything our current governments have failed to provide us (I don’t blame them, we can’t be gratified)….

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Are We Independent?

By Wardah Iftikhar  Image source: www.fashioncentral.pk The arrival of August brought with it the zest of independence with each passing day the spirit popped even more and then came the BIG night; like Americans we also have official night celebrations now; and saw the President of Pakistan addressing the nation and…

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Prospects of Good Relations with India

By Pirbhat Shams Memon LUMHS Jamshoro Image source: www.muskurahat.pk Peace is always in the mutual interest of parties tied up in conflict. One party does not do the other party any favors. If the Americans and the Russians can smoke the peace pipe, so can the Indians and the Pakistanis;…

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Indo-Pak Peace?

Our Community feels pride in introducing yet another young talent: Zeeshan. He has an extraordinary speaking ability, and that is evident from the following recording he has prepared exclusively for us on the topic of “Pak-India Peace”. We hope all our readers find it equally stimulating and fascinating. :) http://static.boomp3.com/player2.swf?id=oac83uvp5do&title=Indo-Pak…

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Pakistan – India: Peace?

Madeeha Hassan from GCU Lahore has made an outstanding video on Pak-India Peace, specially for Our Community. We are impressed, in fact amazed, by her innovation and hard work, and we hope that she will continue contributing for us in the future as well. Bravo, Madeeha!

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Kashmir

By Ziad Shafi BalouchBeaconhouse School SystemSouthern Region Image source: www.telegraph.co.uk Before saying anything, I’d just like to admit that this poem was written a whole year ago. I had entered a poetry competition which had the theme ‘peace’. I wrote many poems for it and had submitted a few except…

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