identity Archive

The identity crisis of the urban middle classes – by Murtaza Haider: From the banks of river Nile to the sand dunes of Kashgar Prefecture, Muslims were perceived as one people by the poet philosopher Muhammad Iqbal. All other manifestations of a person’s identity were deemed irrelevant. The unity in faith
The vulnerability of Khawja Siras in Pakistan -by Zeeba Hashmi: The fact is they exist, and have been existing here throughout our history. They were the entertainers, the artisans, the lovers, the bodyguards, the warriors, the dancers, the feeble among the crux of the society that never looked at
Affirming diversity: The only way forward to unity – by Suleman Akhtar: E pluribus unum !
My Muhajir identity and partition: A burden for generations – by Naveed Ali: It was a mild winter day, as it should be in Karachi, I was standing in line to enter to the University. We were almost daily ordered to enter only from a particular gate from four or five at