Friday, July 3, 2020

Sameer Mehrab

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Sameer Mehrab is a writer and co-founder of Balochistan Times. He often depicts Balochistan's socio-political dilemmas in his fiction and poetry. He is based in Canada.

Protests against injustice

We are living in a strange world. A pandemic ravages through communities across the globe. We witnessed a repeat of police brutality against African-Americans...

A withdrawn man

I first met Sajid Hussain in my hometown of Tump, a small insignificant place in the middle of nowhere in Balochistan. I can’t remember...

A Baloch New Year’s resolution: not to get whisked away

Now that the New Year is upon us people around the world are coming up with new resolutions:  losing weight, quit smoking or go...

The Headless Woman captures ghosts of the missing on camera

The Headless Woman, or La Mujer Sin Cabeza, released in 2008, is the third feature film by the highly-regarded Argentian director Lucrecia Martel. Her...

مئے وتی ڈان و سانچو 2

ڈان کِهوٹئے که چه مُسافرخانها در آتک، سَک گَل اَت، تئو بگوش گَلا بال اَت که واهگ ای پورا بوتگ. نوں ڈان منّتگیں شهسوارے...

مۓ وتی ڈان و سانچۆ

ڈان کِهئوٹئے، نان تهنا هسپانوی و جھانی ادبئے تها کلاسِکے منّگ بیت بلکێن اگان جهانا چه بایبل و کُرانا رند ێک کتابے سک باز...

ما و دُنیا

دُنیایا کئوم ہست و تکریبَن گیشتریں کئوماں ملک ہم ہست۔ ہر کسا کہ ملک نیست، بزاں ماتا نئیاورتگ۔ ما بلوچ ہم...

A letter to cousin Behrouz Bochani in Manus Island

Hey Behrouz Bochani, I will take the liberty of calling you Cousin. But don’t be taken aback or take me as a pusher. Let me...

May God save us; military has found a new enemy

A few days ago in North Waziristan, Pakistani army attacked a peaceful public rally headed by elected members of the National Assembly Ali Wazir...

The Shepherd, The Greek and The Colonel

Disclaimer:  This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used...
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