Posted on November 20, 2006
Filed Under >Adil Najam, Law & Justice, Society
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33 responses to “Picture of the Day: Confrontation”

  1. Watan Aziz says:

    Looking at this picture just makes my blood boil (click on picture for a larger view). I do not know the details of the situation, nor who did what or said what or who is at fault or what fault. But the body language and attitude depicted here just has me reeling.


    But manged to stay quite for CJP being slapped around like a common criminal? His wife manhandled?

    The problem with Pakistan is that the “gitter-mitter” crowd has selective contempt for things.

    People only speak up with it is against their guy or recently, the gal.

    And then there are good people who “compromise” their objectivity on the altar of closeness to power and the pomp.

    Speak up is hard work. Speaking up for those whom you do not like is even harder.

    When Pakistanis will learn how to speak up for a wrong, even if not for one of your own, then all will be well.

    Pakistanis are good people.

  2. wow gold says:

    That boy will be ok since he is apparently not poor. Police only brush poor people, look at the following

  3. Franz says:

    You’ll forgive me if on account of growing up in the states instead of, i have a different perspective.

    Where people do as they wish with little impunity, the environment is ripe for abuse of power. In, that may be wealthy kids. In the U.S., the police force tends to be a profession that attracts simple-minded thugs. This is the converse of your s.asian situation.

    I’ve seen this abuse repeatedly, all over boston, especially while i was an undergrad, but here is a particularly gross case: Mostafa Tabatabainejad, UCLA student, repeatedly tasered in UCLA’s Powell library (which i’ve studied at) while other students protest in fear and disgust. His crime? He failed to produce his BruinCard upon random check, and told a cop who had grabbed onto him as he exited to let go of him..

    Student cell-phone video of the event: