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Daniel Pearl remembered in Karachi

By Mahim Maher

October 21, 2010 | 11:42 pm

An original song, “Aaja Ve Mahi”, was performed by 34-year-old Kholod Shafi at the sitar. Photo: Athar Khan/Express

The annual Daniel Pearl music day was held at the US consulate in violence-addled Karachi, Pakistan. It was tight security so unfortunately the kids who should have come from all over the... read on

  • Our dirty secret: Muslims killing Muslims

    By Mahim Maher

    October 10, 2010 | 3:36 am

    God can seem distant, inaccessible at times. In Pakistan, however, there are more tangible intermediaries to beg for intercession. They are the mystic Sufi saints – the face of a more affectionate Islam that preaches love and peace, uses music as a vehicle for remembrance of Allah.... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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I am a 33-year-old journalist in Karachi, Pakistan where I work as the city or metropolitan editor for The Express Tribune, a daily national newspaper in English affiliated...

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