Hasnat Sheikh

Writer, Blogger.

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Dailytimes
DailyTimes | Trump Vs Hilary : What Really Happened

All in all, though there is only a quarter of a percent of popular vote more with Hilary than Trump, it still means that the majority of the American people, did in fact vote for progressiveness, acceptance and being stronger together, and if not any of that, it does mean a rejection to building walls, a rejection to hate for immigrants and opposition of the leadership of business men "leaders".

Sri Lanka Guardian
06/14/2016
Legalized Tyranny: India's Armed Forces Special Powers Act

( June 14, 2016, Kashmir, Sri Lanka Guardian) Thousands of extra-judicial killings, enforced disappearances, mass graves and recurrent incidents of violence brushed under the carpet away from plain sight. Under the power of the world's largest democracy, an organized system of institutionalized violence has evolved, specifically in the occupied territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

Dailytimes
Orya and the Patriarchy Express: Sara to Haleema

Pakistan's advertisement and entertainment industry, like many cut-throat competition in other countries, simply shows whatever sells and in our case it is objectification and even subordination of women. From women posing upside down on front pages of major news dailies holding mobile phones to dramas where a desperate woman's sole ambition is being accepted by her inconsiderate in-laws and sometimes even abusive husband.

Dunya Blog
01/25/2016
Student unions: a confiscated dream - Dunya Blog

Pakistan was carved out on the face of the earth by efforts of divergent religious, social and political groups, who had channelled their energies behind Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Within the commotion of the freedom struggle, among the ranks of the Muslim League, were the young ideologues of the Muslim Student Federation (MSF).

Bol Platoon
06/15/2016
Hamza Ali Abbasi in Uncharted Waters

A character that would probably never cease to amuse or confuse us, Hamza Ali Abbasi, sometimes seems to be the human embodiment of the ideological divergences of the party that he supports, the PTI. He is often obscure, sometimes even self-contradicting and often plain annoying for people like me, but no matter how one may perceive his opinion, he definitely is genuine.

Dissidentvoice
06/12/2016
Legalized Tyranny: India's Armed Forces Special Powers Act

Thousands of extra-judicial killings, enforced disappearances, mass graves and recurrent incidents of violence brushed under the carpet away from plain sight. Under the power of the world's largest democracy, an organized system of institutionalized violence has evolved, specifically in the occupied territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

مکالمہ
برداشت کرنا چھوڑیں!

پاک سرزمین میں بڑے لوگ "بین المسالک و مذھب ٹولرینس، یعنی برداشت" کی اھمیت سے خوب باخبر ھیں۔ غالبا اگست کے اختتام میں وزیر اعظم سلطنت خداداد پاکستان نے بھی ایک آدھ بیان دیا جس سے ظاھر تھا کہ عدم برداشت کو برداشت نھیں کیا جاے گا۔ اسی سلسلے میں

Pakistan Observer
05/30/2016
Mass graves in Kashmir: Skeletons in India's closet - Pakistan Observer

Views from Srinagar Hasnat Sheikh I have been terrorized by this task that was forced upon me. My nights are tormented and I cannot sleep, the bodies and graves appear and reappear in my dreams. My heart is weak from this labour. I have tried to remember all this, the sound of the earth as ...