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Sana Saleem is a Features Editor at BEE magazine and blogs at Global Voices, Dawn, The Guardian and her personal blog Mystified Justice. She was awarded the Best Activist Blogger Award by CIO & Google at the Pakistan Blogger Awards.

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Happy birthday Faiz, the poet, the peaceful revolutionary

February 14, 2011 - 1 Comments - Sana Saleem

Today marks the 100th Birthday of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, a poet whose words  continue to mesmerize us. There can be no other way to remember Faiz other than his own words. The defiance in his poetry, the struggle, the sorrows, the hope, his words take us on  a journey of a man, a poet, a…>

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Pakistan: Call it Pornistan?

August 8, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

Last month, Fox News published a report titled “No. 1 Nation in Sexy Web Searches? Call it Pornistan” claiming that Pakistan ranks first in porn web searches according to Google index. The report came amid heated discussions on internet censorship in Pakistan. The Lahore High Court, in an attempt to ban blasphemous content ended up passing orders…>

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Pakistan floods: How to help

August 6, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

Over 1400 people have lost their lives, more than four million  have been effected. Please donate generously and help spread the plea of the flood victims of Pakistan.  Below is a list of organizations working on ground for flood relief in various parts of the country. I plan to add more names and details to…>

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Pakistan: Abysmal state of disaster management – drowning, burning and bleeding

August 4, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

The past week has been one of the deadliest in the country’s history with over 1,100 killed in a matter of days. On August 2, a senior leader of the MQM and sitting MPA, Raza Haider was shot dead along with his bodyguard while attending funeral prayers in Nazimabad. Panic and chaos ensued, with rioting and violence…>

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Margalla tragedy – adding insult to injury

July 30, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

On the morning of July 28, I woke up to the news of a plane crash, it was a text message from a friend asking for details about the incident. Instantly I was glued to my TV screen, shocked and horrified as the news regarding the tragic incident began to unfold. Airblue flight ED 202…>

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Pakistan blasphemy law: It’s society’s fault

July 28, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

For over six decades we have confused, manipulated and twisted the ideology behind the creation of our state. We denied principles that could have prevented us from reaching the brink. In February 1948 in a broadcast to the people of the US on Pakistan, Jinnah said the following: “The constitution of Pakistan has yet to be framed…>

Happy birthday Faiz, the poet, the peaceful revolutionary

Happy birthday Faiz, the poet, the peaceful revolutionary

February 14, 2011 - 1 Comments - Sana Saleem

Today marks the 100th Birthday of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, a poet whose words  continue to mesmerize us. There can be no other way to remember Faiz other than his own words. The defiance in his poetry, the struggle, the sorrows, the hope, his words take us on  a journey of a man, a poet, a…>

Pakistan: Call it Pornistan?

Pakistan: Call it Pornistan?

August 8, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

Last month, Fox News published a report titled “No. 1 Nation in Sexy Web Searches? Call it Pornistan” claiming that Pakistan ranks first in porn web searches according to Google index. The report came amid heated discussions on internet censorship in Pakistan. The Lahore High Court, in an attempt to ban blasphemous content ended up passing orders…>

Pakistan floods: How to help

Pakistan floods: How to help

August 6, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

Over 1400 people have lost their lives, more than four million  have been effected. Please donate generously and help spread the plea of the flood victims of Pakistan.  Below is a list of organizations working on ground for flood relief in various parts of the country. I plan to add more names and details to…>

Margalla tragedy – adding insult to injury

Margalla tragedy – adding insult to injury

July 30, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

On the morning of July 28, I woke up to the news of a plane crash, it was a text message from a friend asking for details about the incident. Instantly I was glued to my TV screen, shocked and horrified as the news regarding the tragic incident began to unfold. Airblue flight ED 202…>

Pakistan blasphemy law: It’s society’s fault

Pakistan blasphemy law: It’s society’s fault

July 28, 2010 - 0 Comments - Sana Saleem

For over six decades we have confused, manipulated and twisted the ideology behind the creation of our state. We denied principles that could have prevented us from reaching the brink. In February 1948 in a broadcast to the people of the US on Pakistan, Jinnah said the following: “The constitution of Pakistan has yet to be framed…>

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