zahra sabri: some writings

Imran Khan was always a pacifist, expect no less now

by Zahra Sabri Prime Minister Imran Khan finds himself in a situation which must have been one of his worst nightmares when he envisaged graduating to this post. The state … Continue reading

August 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Translation of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Address on the Kashmir Crisis

by SherAli Tareen & Zahra Sabri On Monday, August 5, India’s ruling party, the BJP, made the controversial move to strip Kashmir of its special status. The decision was met with shock … Continue reading

August 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Herald: The Words Behind Coke Studio

by Ahmer Naqvi and Zahra Sabri Not very long ago, Coke Studio was in the eye of the storm for its rendition of Ko Ko Korina, arguably the first ever Pakistani pop … Continue reading

December 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

Full Interview: The Words Behind Coke Studio

Language is the means through which mystical/poetic messages in our songs have come down to us over generations. When there are errors in this language, then transmission of meaning is … Continue reading

November 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dignity of criticism

We are living in challenging times for democracy in Pakistan and the role of reputable news organisations in shaping public opinion is too vital to be taken lightly By Zahra … Continue reading

August 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Karachi’s tsunami

2018 has the potential of being interpreted in years to come as a real watershed in the city’s politics. The overwhelming vote in favour of the PTI reveals that Karachi may … Continue reading

August 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Lahore 2008: Election night in a similar time?

In the 2008 elections, Zahra Sabri worked as an interpreter for a group of foreign election observers in Lahore. This is her account of the days and nights spent around … Continue reading

July 25, 2018 · Leave a comment