Monthly Archives: January 2011

Universalism Vs reality

The Friday Times; Nov 21-27. 2003; Vol XV; No. 39 Ejaz Haider In his long essay on rebellion, Albert Camus, moving through various manifestations of rebellion finds solace in art: “Art is an activity which exalts and denies simultaneously. ‘No … Continue reading

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Pots and kettles

Some days ago, one of the counsels before the Supreme Court in the Reko Diq case filed a contempt petition against the respondent mining company on the grounds that the company had sought to influence the course of pending litigation … Continue reading

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Our Sarajevo of the soul

By Feisal Naqvi History buffs know Sarajevo as the city where on June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a 20-year-old member of a Serbian secret society known as the Black Hand, shot and killed Crown Prince Franz Ferdinand, the heir to … Continue reading

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Learning how to fight

By Feisal Naqvi Salmaan Taseer will forever remain a hero of mine for the bravery he showed. But those who wish to change the blasphemy law need to adopt a different course of action. “The Ornament of the World” is … Continue reading

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A bit of Schelling, Mr Gilani!

The Friday Times; Jan 7-13; Vol XXII; No 47 Ejaz Haider Time to go for the threat that leaves something to chance While Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani is running helter-skelter trying to get the PMLN and the PMLQ to … Continue reading

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Killing for piety

The Friday Times; Jan 7-13; Vol XXII; No 47 Ejaz Haider Salmaan Taseer, ST to many of us, is no more, killed in cold blood for saying the right thing and saying it straight without hemming and hawing. He has … Continue reading

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