Cheap Labour = Child Labour (Part 2)

by Dr Rohail Ahmad In Part 1 Rohail Ahmad presented the findings of his research into child labour. Here, in Part 2, using annotated excerpts of his novel, Pure Mafia, a literary thriller about child labour, Rohail shows us another side of his research, inviting us to think about the place of fiction in research and… Read More

Cheap Labour = Child Labour (Part 1)

by Dr Rohail Ahmad In this article Rohail Ahmad presents the findings of his research into child labour. This will be followed by annotated excerpts from Rohail’s novel, Pure Mafia, a unique literary thriller about child labour. The film 12 Years A Slave depicts the horrors of slavery and its aftermath in the US in the… Read More

The Taliban are nasty people but they are not the root cause of the lack of education in Pakistan

The truth is that the selective saving of Malala, along with things like “aid” are part of the “humanitarian facade” which masks the continuing exploitation of the East byDr Rohail Ahmad Much has been made of the Malala Yousafzai case recently. The backlash has already started, with some accusing the West of exploiting and using her… Read More