Stop stereotyping Pakistani Pakhtuns

Allamas, professors and Pakhtuns   Farooq Sulehria   It is significant and praise-worthy that Allama Ghamidi took notice of the criticism levelled against his portrayal of Pakhtun culture during a recent TV talk show. However, instead of acknowledging the points raised in the criticism against him, he used a familiar excuse – he was misunderstood by his critics. “I was referring to tribal culture, in general, and did not pinpoint Pakhtun culture”, he said. Since TV show recordings are available online, curious readers can watch the show in question and judge for themselves. To distance himself from the extreme position … Continue reading Stop stereotyping Pakistani Pakhtuns