Adil Najam In both Faisalabad and Dera Ismail Khan, religious zealots turned Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations violent leaving at least seven dead and more than thirty injured. The irony, and sheer lunacy, of this criminal violence is that there are those amongst us who are so convinced that they and they alone are the “best” Muslims [...]

Celebrating Eid-Milad-un-Nabi

Posted on February 27, 2010
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Owais Mughal and Adil Najam Today was the 12th of Rabi-ul-Awal in Pakistan and Eid Milad-un-Nabi – marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) – was celebrated across the country. ATP offers Eid Milad-un-Nabi greetings to all its Muslim readers. As pictorial special, we share these photographs from Dawn and APP [...]

Baluchistan By-Elections: Mai Jori Takes a Stand

Posted on February 27, 2010
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Adil Najam Mai Jori Jamali (Mijori) lives in Goth Ghulam Mohammad Jamali. She is an illiterate mother of nine children. She travels 2 kilometers to fetch water for her family. She and her husband farm a small piece of agricultural land. Mai Jori is also a candidate in the Baluchistan Assembly bye-elections for the PB-25 [...]

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