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September 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Islamophobic Video, Free Speech, Hate Speech and Money

Negative stereotyping of Prophet Mohammad has been the preoccupation of generations of Western writers from the time of the Crusades to the

present day. Among those who have engaged in highly offensive portrayal of Islam's prophet are Italian poet-philosopher Dante Aligheri (1265-1321), Byzantine Emperor Manuel II Palaiologos (1325-1450) and European "Enlightenment" leader François-Marie Arouet Voltaire (1694-1778).

More recently, there have been attempts by Salman Rushdie…

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Added by Riaz Haq on September 21, 2012 at 10:00pm — 16 Comments

Pakistan Agribusiness Investments in Dairy & Livestock

US venture investor Tim Draper, Swiss food giant Nestle, and American beverage titan Coca Cola are investing heavily in Pakistan's agribusiness.



Silicon Valley private equity investor Tim Draper, a well-known international venture capitalist, is quietly investing in Pakistan's agribusiness, the largest provider of food commodities in the Middle East, according to San Francisco Examiner.



The…

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Added by Riaz Haq on September 11, 2012 at 5:00pm — 67 Comments

Pakistanis 1965 Push to "the Gates of Delhi"?



 "...a major battle the

west of the Beas would end in the destruction of the Indian Army and

thereafter allow the enemy (Pakistani) forces to push to the gates of

Delhi without much resistance." 1965 WAR-The Inside Story by R.D. Pradhan                                    



As Pakistanis honor the memory of  their 1965 war heroes on Defense of Pakistan Day today, let us review some snippets of how the war looked from the…

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Added by Riaz Haq on September 6, 2012 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

Pakistanis Must Turn Back the Tsunami of Intolerance

A spate of incidents targeting various minorities including Christians and Hindus as well as members of the Muslim Shia community have raised serious concerns in Pakistan.…





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Added by Riaz Haq on September 3, 2012 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

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    Doctors strike continues on 3rd day in Punjab



    Doctors protest against Medical Teaching Institutions (MTI) act is continued on third day in all over Punjab, today (on Saturday).…

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    Posted by Sobia Anjum on October 12, 2019 at 4:54am

    Invest in Pakistan Summit: Can Pakistan Benefit From US-China Tech War?

    About 200 Pakistani-American and other American investors met at Invest in Pakistan Summit in Silicon Valley on October 3, 2019 at San Jose Sheraton. It was hosted by the Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC. One of the sessions I found interesting dealt with the opportunities presented to Pakistan by US-China technology war sparked by US…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on October 11, 2019 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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