Author Archives: Yasmeen Aftab Ali


Merchants of Faith

  “The massacre on Easter Sunday in Lahore of over 70 members including Christian minority and others by Harkatul Ahrar- one of the factions of Punjab based Punjabi Taliban has proved to be a

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

In and out

Leaders, national interests and political expediency   Pakistanis were clearly divided over Musharraf being allowed to leave for Dubai purportedly for medical treatment. Is it another NRO question for the political pundits?

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

The pink cloud

Reminiscing childhood memories   That pink cloud passing over our horizon. Images of the favourite toys, the broken doll, the empty blue patterned cream jar that your mother gave you to play

Yasmeen Aftab Ali

The lesser gender

There are too many faces of oppression, and women are always the victims   A girl is born. Holy shit! Wrong gender. Celebration can turn into wails depending upon the background of