Yogeena Veena

  • TIn June 2013, Express TV’s news programme Takrar held a discussion on sexual harassment in the Multan Cricket Club (MCC). The programme invited four young female cricketers – Kiran Khan, Seema Javed, Hina Ghafoor and Haleema Rafiq – who all claimed to be victims of sexual ...

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  • TGilgit-Baltistan is a land whose travails, similar to Balochistan, are kept hidden from the rest of Pakistanis. A land that can be called semi-autonomous at best because the Pakistani government has refused to fully absorb it in for years and called it as the Northern Areas. It is a land that was ...

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  • TLast week, the land of the pure saw more acts of violence against women belonging to the persecuted minority, which has shrunk from over 20% to less than 2% in 68 years. First news to come to one’s notice was the unfortunate incident of the kidnapping of two little girls belonging to the ...

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  • TBalochistan consists of the south west of Pakistan. In the west it borders with Afghanistan and Iran and in the south it has the Arabian Sea. It accounts for nearly half the land mass of Pakistan and only 3.6% of its total population. The province is immensely rich in natural resources, including ...

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  • TImage Courtesy: Daily Mail The ISIS or Daesh is currently on a recruitment spree. Although Pakistan, India and Afghanistan have repeatedly denied the group’s presence in their respective geographic boundaries, the fact remains that its barbaric and archaic ideology is resonating with ...

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  • TThese days Pakistanis are in a gung-ho war mode owing to #ThankYouArmySharif. We are boasting about our capability to build more nuclear warheads than we have clean public toilets in the whole country. We are rearing to teach those Indians a lesson for having intolerance issues within their own ...

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  • TLast week, the HRCP held a consultative meeting in Karachi, to highlight the issues faced by the Ahmadi community in Pakistan. According to news reports, the panel members included a renowned judge and other noted people. They talked about the plight of the Ahmadi community and the injustices they ...

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  • TOver the past many days the social media is outraged over the recent incidents of religious intolerance in India. For those who have managed to miss it, I am talking about the lynching of a Muslim man in Dadri, UP.  According to the news reports available the man was alleged to have ...

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  • TNews reports on the ongoing US visit of the premier of Pakistan have been coming in. Here is what Nawaz has been upto so far: 1. Talked to Bill Gates about polio eradication, maybe the Gates Foundation will be roped in to help the government in the area. Side Note: Pakistan and Afghanistan are the ...

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