SHOT BY THE TALIBAN

Malala Yousufzai. Her name is a synonym for bravery, out of the norm opinions, resilience and the age old expectations for change – also very cleverly making her the perfect candidate to provoke people’s fragile emotions.

Malala is just a child. Malala is an education activist. Malala survived a Taliban attack. Malala has been everywhere in the news. Malala is suddenly the west’s favorite now. Malala suddenly awakened everybody’s humanity. People with Malala’s courage and moral fiber do deserve everyone’s respect but isn’t it just inhuman that world had to see a child shot in the head to realize that? Continue reading

Sam ‘Imbecile’ and Innocence of ‘Anti-Muslims’

Whenever groups of people like nations, societies or religious communities undergo problems and have to face controversy and insult, they either react to it with a violent rage or sheer indifference. I’ve always been of the latter sort, I try being as less opinionated as I can, shoving any thoughts about the issue to the back of my mind and keeping mum about it altogether.
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