mehreenkasana: “There, I became mystified.” ~ Orientalism explained.
According to FBI data, hate crimes against Muslims might be rising. The rate of...– Eight attacks, 11 days. (via Salon) Please be very careful, everyone. (via mehreenkasana)
So my collage of Pakistanis Against Stereotyping...
mehreenkasana: YOU GUYS HERE. AND MORE PICTURES TO COME. I FEEL LIKE TROLLING AYESHA BY UPDATING WHILE SHE SCROLLS ON AIR. But I won’t. Gotta behave.
ShortFormBlog: Former Prime Minister: Bashar... →
shortformblog: Only 30% of Syria under Assad’s control, former PM says source » Possibly a low point? Riyad Hijab, who was the country’s prime minister between June and August of this year, strongly suggests that Assad’s regime is on the way to collapse. “Oh devoted revolutionaries, your revolution has become a model of effort and sacrifice for the sake of freedom and dignity,”...
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi fires defence...
Powerful head of armed forces and chief of army staff dismissed and top commanders retired in shock announcement. aljazeera: The Egyptian president has ordered the powerful head of the army and defence minister, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, into retirement and cancelled constitutional amendments issued by the military restricting presidential powers. Mohamed Morsi announced through a...
Why are we in Gaza being punished for Egypt border... →
arielnietzsche: Egypt is the country that I have visited the most. Being a daughter of a Gazan father and a refugee mother (originally from al-Majdal or Ashkelon as it is now known), and a holder of a Palestinian identity card and passport, I have never been allowed to reach 1948 Palestine (modern day Israel). I have been to Jerusalem only once and spent only one night in Ramallah because the...
Bogus allegations of "anti-Semitism" create real... →
arielnietzsche: An attempt to portray Palestine solidarity campaigning on campus as “anti-Semitism” has failed — once again — at the University of California, Berkeley. Lacking evidence that would support their complaints, a group of Zionist students had to abandon a federal lawsuit and reach a settlement accord in late June. But this will almost certainly not be the last case of its type....
Taliban threaten to kill Imran Khan →
The Taliban have threatened to kill the former Pakistan cricket captain-turned-politician Imran Khan if he holds a planned march to their tribal stronghold along the Afghan border to protest US drone attacks. Although the Pakistani Taliban also oppose the strikes, which have killed many of their fighters, spokesman Ahsanullah Ahsan said they would target Mr Khan because he calls himself a...
US Drone Strikes Undermining Pakistan Democracy →
I totally agree. Not only do they undermine democracy, but they imbalance civil-military relations in Pakistan. They destroy any semblance of Pakistani sovereignty in the FATA tribal areas. The citizens of FATA say that if the Pakistani government and Army can’t protect them from wanton attacks from the U.S. drones and Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, then why should they listen to the...