Benazir Bhutto remembered By Farahnaz Ispahani

Today is the fifth death anniversary of Pakistan’s iconic leader, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. History remembers her as the first elected woman prime minister of a Muslim majority country. For millions of Pakistanis she was the embodiment of their hopes for a democratic, pluralist country and the desire to be free of the scourge of extremism and terrorism. She led and …

Shaheed Bibi….. by Farahnaz Ispahani

  – Published in Daily Times on 27 December 2012  Benazir Bhutto Shaheed will be remembered forever for her bravery, efforts for the empowerment of the oppressed within our society, and her sacrifices for us. There are very few people courageous enough to not only face all troubles with resilience but also be capable of leading tough missions effectively. Not only a …

“Both capacity and will” by Farahnaz Ispahani

In an article in this newspaper titled “Can Bilwal revive the old PPP” (December 1), a respected reporter and anchor from a family that is known for its journalistic ethics — in an age and time in Pakistan when that has become a rarity — posits an interesting question. Mazhar Abbas asked whether the Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) had the …