Khuda hafiz Nagori

Nagori in Karachi, Feb 2008

Irreverent, bold, and passionate – that’s how I remember Nagori, who was very much part of the struggle – and particularly supportive of the Women’s Action Forum – against Gen. Zia’s military dictatorship. The last time I met him was in Feb 2008 when he gave a wonderful presentation of his work before a small group of people.

Isa Daudpota sent this brief slide show of three photos of Nagori with the note: “The hand with the cacti is Nagori’s. I took it on the Khi-Hyd highway. My photo with him was taken at Aijaz Qureshi’s house. Continue reading

Activism continues

ACTIVISM: The struggle for a democratic Pakistan continues – See Citizens for Democracy blog – some events below:
* Jan 15, 02:30 pm, Islamabad: Rally for a Tolerant Pakistan – In front of National Press Club, opposite Mr.Books, F-6, Islamabad.

* Jan 15, 5.30 pm, Lahore: Liberty Roundabout – Candlelight vigil against justification of violence in society. Pls join, bring candles & placards, invite others.

* Jan 16,Sunday, 2.00 pm, Hyderabad Press Club. Peace Forum is organizing a conference on AMAN and RAWADARI.

* Jan 18, 5.00 pm, Karachi: Reference for Salmaan Taseer, Arts Council.

All this is part of the ongoing struggle for democracy and democratic spaces in Pakistan.

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