23 Feb, 2008

It's now been five days since…

23 Feb, 2008

It’s now been five days since the Parliamentary elections took place, and despite the rigging, it’s clear that the tide against Musharraf is rising. But there seems to be...

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19 Feb, 2008

Many of us said the Pakistani elections…

19 Feb, 2008

Many of us said the Pakistani elections wouldn’t happen. But they did today. My sister, Beena Sarwar, filed a story for IPS regarding the mass rigging that took place....

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17 Feb, 2008

Some days the distance between…

17 Feb, 2008

Some days the distance between Karachi and Houston seems very short. All week, there’s been dire forecasts tornadoes and hailstorms in Houston for today, Saturday. Many events were postponed,...

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10 Feb, 2008

More police brutality in Islamabad…

10 Feb, 2008

More police brutality in Islamabad after lawyers decided to boycott courts until the 18 February elections. Check out teeth maestro and read the article in today’s Dawn.

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08 Feb, 2008

The American World

08 Feb, 2008

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06 Feb, 2008

Today, on the drive to pre-school …

06 Feb, 2008

Today, on the drive to pre-school with Minal, we talk with each other in Urdu–as we often do when we are alone with each other. Generally, I have to...

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02 Feb, 2008

in manhattan, thinking patti smith

02 Feb, 2008

in manhattan, thinking patti smith : : some of you know the story

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