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About meriamsabih

Meriam Sabih has a BA is English and Psychology from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She is a Pakistani American social activist, freelance journalist, and blogger for the Express Tribune, which is affiliated with the International New York Times, and the Huffington Post. She is also a writer/expert for Media Diversified. She has also been featured on Altmuslimah and Pakteahouse. She tweets @meriamsabih

10 Reasons Why Pakistan’s Twin Marches are Heading Nowhere

This article was originally featured in the Daily Times in two parts on September 17-18. Quaid-i-Azam once said “Democracy is in the blood of Muslims, who look upon complete equality of mankind…[and] believe in fraternity, equality and liberty.” For over … Continue reading

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The “Cricket-isation” of Democracy

In January 2013, Dr. Tahir-ul Qadri, author of renowned fatwa against terrorism, held Pakistan’s capital hostage for several days while making a categorical litany of demands that had to be met within fifteen minutes by the government “or else.” It … Continue reading

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Silencing Malala Yousafzai and “the Brown Man’s Honor Complex”

“I want to give my message to Pakhtoons, to educate their sons and daughters. Not just school, work on them so they treat every human being well…Teach them tolerance. Teach them how to tolerate the ideas of others and how … Continue reading

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