Terror in Okara. By Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy

Amir Ali was the seventh to have died in recent months in the bitter struggle between the peasants of Okara and the Rangers, now into its third year. Coincidentally, just hours earlier, a group of journalists from the Urdu press and concerned citizens, including myself, had set out from Islamabad on


"FIGHT TERRORISM WITH JUSTICE". By Rt. Rev. Dr. Major (Retired) Timotheus Nasir, Bishop of Pakistan.

In this violence always those people suffer who are least expecting any harm. On the contrary an attack on military targets is not terrorism. In this context, we need to find out the reason that why people like all the people in the world become "terrorists"? Why they resort to the acts of 'terroris


Secularism and democracy, By Ishtiaq Ahmed.

There is no word that evokes so much antipathy in mainstream Pakistani political parlance as does secularism. This propensity probably originates in a basic error by Jamaluddin Afghani who translated secularism as "La-dinyat" or anti-religious. Taking his cue from Afghani, Allama Iqbal also adopted


Federal Shariat Court formation and Article 203 of Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. For Record of our Readers.

In this Chapter, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context [195][(a) "Chief Justice" means, Chief Justice of the Court;]

(b) "Court" means the Federal Shariat Court constituted in pursuance of Article 203C; [196][(bb) "judge" means judge of the Court;]

(c) "law" i


Founder of Pakistan, Quaid E Azam, M A Jinnah's address to the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan. For readers record. August 11, 1947. PCP Exclusive.

The first is the very onerous and responsible task of framing the future constitution of Pakistan and the second of functioning as a full and complete sovereign body as the Federal Legislature of Pakistan. We have to do the best we can in adopting a provisional constitution for the Federal Legislatu


Please Help to Free a Pakistani Christian. By James Reese, Grand Prior Officer of Knights Templar of Scotland. USA

However, the religious freedom of the United States and Western democracies stands in stark contrast to that in most Islamic and Communist countries. Simply being a Christian can bring the threat of death or imprisonment in such countries as Pakistan, Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, China, and North


Supporting Our Armed Forces: An American Muslim's Perspective. It's time for Arab- and Muslim-Americans to stand up and be counted in their support of democracy and our troops.

FOR MONTHS, ARAB- AND MUSLIM-AMERICAN lobby groups have passionately spoken out against war with Iraq, citing the potential for everything from the mass murder of Iraqi babies to the creation of tens of thousands of baby bin Ladens. Warnings of dire consequences have flooded underground Internet cha


A Response to Mr. Andrew Harwood: By James R. Reese, KGOTJ, Grand Prior of the USA, Scottish Knights Templar.

It is also correct to say that many Christians slaughtered innocent persons in the name of God, but it is also correct to say that Muslims did the same. Most of the "secular" knights were in fact seeking plunder and lands, but the religious Orders of the Knights Hospitallers and Knights Templar we


"FOOLS VS WISE." A Sad Tale of Third World Christians. By Rt. Rev. Dr. Major (Retired) Timotheus Nasir

Being defamed, we intreat: we are made as the filth of the world, and are the offscouring of all things unto this day."(1. Corinthians Chapter 4 Verses 8-13) The Apostle has thus depicted the Christians of Third World countries especially Pakistan as we are branded by the churches in West. I write t


Gill and Faiz. Dr. Stephen Gill, A poet for Peace. By: Dr. Rashid Gill.

He has received many distinctions. Last year, 2002, the Board of Governors of a university decided to confer him with an honorary doctorate for his contribution to literature and global peace. The same year, a cassette of his songs/ poems on peace was released.

Dr. Stephen Gill is a bitter enemy


"Blackened man, blackened woman" ("Karo-kari"). By Ardeshir Cowasjee. Member Asia peace.

For most of these women, legislation and representation are a totally new phase in their lives, unknown ground whereon they have not trodden. So political orientation is called for if they are to make any mark in the assemblies. Though it must be said that at the present moment, with the amazing sce


A Poetry in Motion. Lincoln's Fields. By Byron Kocen.

Bright, faithful sun,
show the path
where soldiers never die.

Dry the tears
from Lincoln's fields
where bones of young men lie.

Hush the clang
of armor's steel
glistening in your light.

Help us all
to save our souls
to tell the wrong from right.

Still the drum
within with heart


Unjustified War" A message for the President of the United States of America. By Bishop T. Nasir.

How bad any regime may be, no one has any right to impose its will of the people of any independent and sovereign state any where in the world. We do sympathize with America and the victims of "terrorist attacks" on 11th September 2001. Yet we believe that fighting terrorism with greater terrorism


WHO IS DR. STEPHEN GILL? By G.S. Chauhan, ed. Predesi Panjab.

I remember the evening vividly. It was cold. Stephen Gill was giving a talk to a literary gathering in Mississauga, Ontario about his writing technique. During the coffee break, I introduced myself, offering my hand for a shake. His hands were really warm. That day laid the foundation for our friend


Christian Women's Experience on Christian Muslim marriage. Part 11. By Jeanne Swartz.

Thank you so much for posting my entire letter on PCC. Because I chose to remain anonymous I was not sure if the letter would actually get posted or perhaps only in parts. After I sent the letter I could not get my mind off of the subject and believe this was God prompting me to send some other imp

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"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

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