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Human Rights and Blasphemy in Pakistan

December 10, 2010 Shaaista Today, Human Rights Day is being observed all around the world. Every year, on the 10th of December, this day is celebrated to acknowledge and honor, United Nations’ adoption of ‘Universal Declaration of Human Rights’, sixty two years ago in 1948. The theme for commemoration is different every year. This year’s theme identifies the struggle and sacrifices of Human Rights activists around the world, who risk their lives to safeguard rights of the others, against violence, women abuse, child abuse, physical torture, religious and gender discrimination etc.

I am born human in the wrong place…

February 1, 2015 Shaaista He created me with differences among angles and Iblees. I was His new creation. I was neither purely good nor completely bad. I was given a choice to choose my side. I could reason, I could think, I could commit mistakes, I could ask for forgiveness. I was promised to be guided. I was born with the universal secrets hidden within me to be discovered. To attempt that I was given a LIFE.