Peshawar Carnage|Pakistanis Are ‘Calling Out The Taliban’

The Human Lens

Pakistanis Standing Against Terrorism, come join us? Pakistanis Standing Against Terrorism, come join us?

“I’m a Pakistani. This is a Pakistani narrative. We are not a nation of Taliban apologists and extremists. We don’t need anyone to come and help us. We just need to break our silence.” says Jibran Nasir, lawyer and social activist.

2014 was a terrible horrible year for Pakistan, with countless big terrorist attacks in public spaces, Karachi International Airport Siege, and the massacre of innocent school going children in Peshawar, which has been a turning point for us, today things have changed drastically in this turbulent homeland of mine.

Recently, the ‘Calling Out Taliban’ story published on BBC and Facebook is showing this emerging trend. There is no denial that we are a country where tackling extremism comes at a price, but now ordinary Pakistanis are showing their faces and posting videos calling for the arrest of a controversial hardliner Islamic cleric, who although played no…

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