Zarrar Khuhro

Zarrar Khuhro is a Pakistani journalist who has worked extensively in both the print and electronic media industry. He is currently hosting a talk show on Dawn News. Twitter: @ZarrarKhuhro

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The perils and promises of illegal migration

“No one leaves home,” wrote Somali poet Warsan Shire, ‘unless home is the mouth of a shark…no one puts their children on a boat, unless the water is safer than the land.”

March 06, 2023

The butcher’s bill

Symbolism is as important to terrorists as the body count resulting from their attacks, and in the devastating bombing of the police lines mosque in Peshawar this week, an atrocity that has claimed close to 100 lives thus far, the terrorists have drawn blood on both counts.

February 01, 2023

Ritualistic killing in Pakistan happens more often than we realize

On December 27 last year, the body of Daya Bheel, a 45-year-old woman belonging to the most downtrodden Hindu caste of Sindh, was discovered in the mustard fields of Sinjoro, a small town in Sindh’s district Sanghar. 

January 19, 2023

Will 2023 be any better for Pakistan?

For once, it would be nice to wish the country a happy new year without it turning out to be a huge lie. And let’s face it, with the way this past year has been, there is no sane reason to think that we’re in for better times in the next 365.24 days.

January 02, 2023