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I was robbed at gunpoint this week in Karachi. I don’t really want to write about this because the repetitive telling of the story or externalization of the experience feels as if it will give it another life—numb its essence or fetishize it.
I’ve worked as a journalist in...
March 20, 2014 | 7:04 am
Just like any other city, Karachi too suffers from the disease of big business interests. I am writing this here because it is not possible to criticise this particular big business in most newspapers.
Bahria Town is a real estate business run by tycoon Malik Riaz. Most of the...
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