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Sikhs protest march on to the Parliament House

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on May 24, 2014. Islamabad – In an unprecedented move which exposed chinks in Islamabad’s security, members of the Sikh community protested outside the Parliament House on Friday against incidents of desecration of their holy book, the Guru Garanth Sahib. The protest demonstration, […]

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Students call for Project Cleanup for Peace

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Sept 23, 2012. Islamabad – On Sunday morning, students and citizens in several major cities across Pakistan are expected to take to the streets. Not to protest, but to clean up. The idea for ‘Project Clean Up for Peace’ came about […]

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More protests over controversial film

This article was first published in The Express Tribune on Sept 22, 2012. Islamabad – Violent protests continued against a sacrilegious film for the third day in the twin cities on Friday. Angry protesters, mostly students from Rawalpindi, set a CNG station, four police and two private vehicles on fire in Faizabad. Hundreds of young […]

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Red Zone turns into battleground over controversial film

This article was first published in The Express Tribune on Sept 21, 2013. Islamabad – The battle for Red Zone lasted several hours. Around 1,000 protesters battled the Islamabad Police for more than four hours on Thursday afternoon in a bid to march toward the US embassy, housed in the sensitive Red Zone along with […]

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