A Basic Lesson into Politics: Never Give in Early
September 26, 2012

Zafar Imam

In a frustrated attempt to appease Pakistan’s religious right wing, ruling PPP announced an official day of protest on Friday 21st September, giving Pakistan the credit of becoming the only country in world to officially record protest this way against blasphemous movie. But this act of appeasement backfired, killing 27 innocent people and injuring hundreds. The day witnessed cinemas, banks and vehicles set ablaze and media teams and journalists under attack. A fit of pyromania subjugated the whole country. Thus, Pakistan also ended up becoming the first country in world where huge damage was caused to public property and lives of its own citizens were taken on this single issue. (more…)

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