A memoir of the 1950s Pakistan – III

This memoir was published in Criterion Quarterly, January-March 1919, vol. 14, no.1. Eric Rahim After a couple of weeks of my arrival in Karachi I saw an advertisement for a proof-reader in the English language daily newspaper, The Sind Observer. I applied and was interviewed by the editor. He thought I was over-qualified for theContinue reading “A memoir of the 1950s Pakistan – III”

Power, Law and Brutality: The Link between Colonial and Post-Colonial India

Noor Ejaz Chaudhry Say yes to freedom, peace, dignity and respect for all. Say no to terror and repression against all living beings. In the beginning was freedom. Jolly Kanjappu, The Berlin Wall 1990 This quote sets the tone for K.G. Kannabiran’s acclaimed book, The Wages of Impunity, as he revisits human rights violations occurringContinue reading “Power, Law and Brutality: The Link between Colonial and Post-Colonial India”