Say No To Weapons

March 29, 2019

Have gun will shoot 2

March 29, 2019

Have gun will shoot 1

March 29, 2019

Intelligence, psy-ops and the war in FATA

  Intelligence,  psy-ops and the war in  FATA     One need not destroy one’s enemy. One need only destroy his  willingness to engage. ~ Sun […]
March 30, 2019

Is the PM willing to surrender his own weapons

Is the PM willing to surrender his own weapons? While political statements are often digested with a pinch of salt, the PM’s deweaponisation statement of 24th […]
March 30, 2019

Islamic Republic of Private Armies

    Islamic Republic of private armies     On January 25, 2010, a list of  beneficiaries was  submitted to the National Assembly. It revealed  how […]
March 30, 2019

Making DHA weapon free zone

Making DHA a weapon-free zone Right to life and liberty is a fundamental right of all citizens.  In the year 2015, Pakistan  lost over 10,000 precious […]
March 30, 2019

National Commission for Deweaponisation

National Commission for Deweaponisation,  Surrender and Control of Weapons – a report prepared for the National Assembly of Pakistan.     In many parts of Pakistan, […]
March 30, 2019

Our napping brigade

Our ‘napping’ brigade   “We are in a state of war” is what we get to hear every day.  However most Pakistanis seem convinced that the […]
March 30, 2019

Peace, progress and private armies

  Peace, progress and private armies   In October 2001, after taking over parts of the Swat, Dir and Korakoram highway in northern Pakistan, Sufi Mohammad […]
March 30, 2019

POF Wah 1

 POF Wah As members of ‘Citizens Against Weapons’, we are deeply concerned at the newspaper reports about the signing of a ‘Letter of Understanding’ between Pakistan […]
March 30, 2019

POF Wah 2

  Chairman, Pakistan Ordinance Factories.   A half page advertisement of Pakistan Ordinance Factories (POF), the organization that you head, was carried by most national newspapers […]
March 30, 2019

Reluctance to say farewell to arms

Reluctance to say farewell to arms     With each bomb blast, each massacre and each killing, Pakistan as a state fails one more time.  How […]
March 30, 2019

SP Soomro An unsung hero

SP Soomro – an unsung hero of Pakistan When the champion and defender of men’s right to bury their females alive, an honorable Member of the […]
March 30, 2019

Strike down the arms ordinance

Strike down the Arms Ordinance   Parliamentarians in Pakistan are often economical with the  truth when it comes to their   degrees or declaration of assets.  The […]
March 30, 2019

Surrender all weapons – Now

Surrender all weapons – Now   Reluctantly but finally Pakistan was drawn into an inescapable battle that it ought to have initiated many moons back – […]
March 30, 2019

The 60-40 ratio

The 60-40 ratio   As a citizen of Pakistan, I would like to have the right not to hand over my mobile phone to every  other  […]
March 30, 2019

The bunker mentality

The ‘bunker mentality’   A society living on the edges of extreme defensiveness and self-justification often based on an exaggerated sense of insecurity, is likely to run into at least four major […]
March 30, 2019

The first two steps

  The first two steps Blessed are the rulers of Pakistan who have the time to take off for ‘Umrahs’ and seclude themselves in saintly ‘aitekafs’. […]
March 30, 2019

The last rites

​The last rites   So where do we go from here?   The  ‘shaheed’ and the ‘injured’ compensation packages have been announced, a three day mourning has […]
March 30, 2019

The Politics of Prohibited bore

Politics of prohibited bore   Naeem Sadiq The News 16 June 2015   Few appeasements entice a Pakistani politician more than a prohibited-bore weapon license.  Needless […]