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Child Rape in Lahore: We Demand Justice

Child Rape in Lahore: We Demand Justice

A blurred image of a young child is printed across the screen. Newspaper reports describe how the child is traumatised often closing and opening her eyes; unable to speak.     Her torturous...
The Band of Brothers

The Band of Brothers

“Our work is a sacrifice, dealing with bombs means going to meet death. Death normally comes to people, but we go to death”.   Those were the words of Lieutenant Jassim Hamad Saleh, as shocking...
The Killing of 16 Afghan Civilians

The Killing of 16 Afghan Civilians

Before I begin this piece, let me first clarify the definition of a terrorist. In the past decade, the world – both Western and Eastern sides – have faced countless terrifying scenarios following...
The Future of Iraq

The Future of Iraq

Late March 2003, when the invasion of Iraq had begun, I remember I was fourteen, solemnly chewing my breakfast cereal as I watched American and British forces stomping across the Iraqi lands. Almost...