Tag: Constitution of Pakistan

Pakistan: Paradigm Shift

Pakistan is at the cross-roads of history, facing myriad of complex problems. It is imperative for the nation to set priorities right and rethink future. Presented below are some key areas in which progress can be made to ensure a better future. Religion: Pakistan was created in the name of Islam. Religion was the main…

On Minority Rights in Pakistan

It is astonishing to see that the so-called Ulama offer historical truths to their audiences without ever mentioning that history is not really transparent and unmotivated and often presents the views and perceptions of the dominant groups. The treatment of religious minorities is also based in this flawed retrieval of historical truth and this atavistic…

The Quran and constitutions

A constitution can be changed, amended and even abrogated. Pakistan is a classic example of this. No human is authorised to change the Quran. Now that Fauzia Wahab has apologised in the face of an extremist attack at its worst (or best, if you may), it is only appropriate that someone should try to put…