Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Archive

(Muhammad Faisal Younus) حقوق نسواں اور پاکستانی معاشرہ – محمّد فیصل یونس: کچھ دنوں پہلے اسلام آباد میں ایک ریلی نکالی گئی جس کا مقصد خواتین کے بنیادی حقوق کے لئے آواز بلند کرنا تھا. یہ ریلی کافی کامیاب رہی اور ملک کے روشن خیال حلقوں کی جانب سے پزیرائی بھی
Look past SOC’s elitism – the issue of inappropriate behaviour by doctors deserves a proper debate:   As more details emerge, it is becoming clear that the AKUH doctor engaged in an inappropriate and unprofessional act by sending a Facebook friend request to a patient. From a gender perspective, his act was uncomfortable to his
Qandeel baloch – A victim of hypocrisy and male dominance – by Muhammad Faisal Younus: What we dreaded from a long time has actually come true.  One more daughter of the nation has sacrificed her life in the name of so called honor. Ms. Qandeel Baloch, a famous Pakistani celebrity was strangled to death
Sharmeen Obaid’s incomplete and problematic discourse on Deobandi terrorism: While this video is somewhat dated, it is still a good example of how the (Fake) liberal elite in Pakistan are habitual distorters of the causes of extremism and willing obfuscators to deflect attention away from the true culprits.
Pakistanis on Twitter condemn Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s racist tweets against IDPs: Hundreds of Pakistanis on Twitter have strongly reacted to Oscar award winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s racist tweets in which she suggested to ‘contain’ the internally displaced persons (IDPs) displaced due to Pakistan army’s Operation Zarb-e-Azb against Deobandi and Salafi
Let’s exploit women while we champion women’s rights: From Devyani Khobragade to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: Both women are champions of gender equality while both shamelessly exploit women for their own personal causes. Indian champion A top Indian diplomat has been arrested in New York after she paid her house-keeper only $3.13 an hour and
Pyaar for Waar: An ISPR production – by Syed Riaz Malik Hajjaji: After producing such monumental hits like “International Gorillay” our cinema certainly deserves all the funds that ISPR can spare. I was at a séance the other day and Marlon Brando said that he thinks Shaan Shahid is a way
“Not enough Shias killed in Pakistan yet to describe it as genocide”, says Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy: Source: World Shia Forum In 2012 alone, more than 600 Shia Muslims of diverse ethnic backgrounds have been killed in Pakistan at the hands of Deobandi militants using varioius aliases and labels including Sipah-e-Sahaba (ASWJ aka LeJ), Taliban (TTP), Jundallah
Expropriating Malala Yousufzai: Discourses in Pakistani social media: A dominant majority of those in Pakistan’s mainstream and social medias condemning attack on Malala Yousafzai are committed helpers of Pakistani establishment. Their populist, opportunist and partial discourse is revealing. On Twitter and facebook, quite a few of those
On LUBP’s ridiculous criticism of Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy – by Bina Shah: When Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge won the Oscar in March for their short documentary Saving Face, about the victims of acid attacks in Pakistan, the entire nation erupted in joy. Obaid-Chinoy was hailed as a “daughter of the nation” (a phrase
Rukhsana Bibi kay tezaab say jhulsay zakhmon ki royalty – Wasi Shah (Nai Baat): Related posts: Twitter has spoken against Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy: #JusticeforRukhsana – by Aaj TV Justice for Rukhsana: This is how urban elites exploit oppressed women’s miseries in Pakistan We are cross-posting an Urdu column by famous Pakistani poet and
Twitter has spoken against Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy: #JusticeforRukhsana – by Aaj TV: Related posts: Justice for Rukhsana: This is how urban elites exploit oppressed women’s miseries in Pakistan Rukhsana Bibi kay tezaab say jhulsay zakhmon ki royalty – Wasi Shah (Nai Baat) Source: Aaj TV By: Zuhaeb Nazir, Uploaded: 27th June 2012
Justice for Rukhsana: This is how urban elites exploit oppressed women’s miseries in Pakistan: Update: There is currently a campaign on Twitter to express support for Rukhsana. #JusticeForRukhsana. Please join to show your support for a double oppressed woman who is finding no voice in Pakistan’s elite dominated mainstream media. Rukhsana, the acid
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy wants to get my sister harmed: Dear LUBP, I will be eternally grateful if you could please publish the following few lines. I don’t want to disclose my name due to obvious reasons. A few years ago, my sister (an acid attack victim) was contacted
A girl who couldn’t become even Fakhra Younus – by Ahmed Nawaz: Fakhra Younus, an acid-attack victim, committed suicide less than a month ago – a horrid crime leading to a murder. Not many would be uninformed about the incident and unaware of the woman herself; for, it received heavy media
An open letter to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy – by Ravez Junejo: Dear Miss Chinoy, Before I move on to the main theme of this post, I must clarify its purpose as not being the blind adulation you have received from some quarters at your Oscar win. I wish I could
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: Contradictions of an Oscar win – by Safiya Khan: This class exploits the poor on selective causes and profitable NGO businesses but stands with anti-women politician Imran Khan and pro-establishment politician like Farooq Leghari. Esteemed anti-establishment writer and media critic, Nadeem F. Paracha wrote this blog in Dawn