Good friend Tahir Aslam Gora recently published two articles in the Hamilton Spectator. Please check them out.
“…Bhutto’s position as the Muslim world’s first female prime minister defied the tribal culture in which she lived. Her leadership, however, did not. Bhutto’s legacy certainly attests to her determination and resilience. What her leadership did not demonstrate, however, was something more than mere lip service when it came to issues of human rights.
For all of her grandiose statements – for example, that she saw “all of Pakistan’s children” as her very own – she did precious little to protect Pakistan’s daughters. In fact, she did precious little that had a positive impact on the plight of Muslim women in general…”
See the entire piece here.
Hebrew readers: click here to download my editorial in Haaretz: haartez.pdf
English readers: hang tight, you’ll see it on Friday.
Special thanks to the dashing fellow who sent me this snapshot from Tel Aviv this morning.