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Archive for November 1st, 2016

Senior Citizens Welfare Act – A Social Ethical Responsibility

Sohail Karman   By Zeeshan A. Shah Pakistan is a country with over 53 million people. It is also blessed with over 12.5 million senior citizens who are the pride of the country and who have contributed to various endeavors over the years. Yet only about 2% of the population received old age benefits under […]

Film: ‘The Last Family’ directed by Jan P. Matuszynski

  ‘A remarkable, frequently unsettling exercise in staged voyeurism, recreating the interdependent lives of painter Zdzislaw Beksinski and his family’. Variety   The Last Family (Ostatnia Rodinza) is the debut narrative feature film by Jan P. Matuszynski, director of the award winning documentary Deep Love.

Colombia child soldiers reluctant to leave FARC ‘family’

John Vizcaino/Reuters   By Anastasia Moloney The release of scores of child soldiers from Colombia’s FARC rebel group is a top priority, but some are reluctant to leave because they fear an uncertain future away from the insurgents they view as family, a guerrilla commander said.

Poetry

Lisa Kristine   By Kofi Acquah

Orgreave – Mrs Thatcher’s Halloween Ghost!

By Hazel Speed A couple of years ago, during a train journey into London, a large slogan on a building caught my eye: ‘the witch is dead but the spell lives on‘.

Poetry

Marjorie Lang   By Sourav Sarkar