[Opinion] Are We Alive???
By Noreem Akhtar
Few days ago, I was going through a Facebook post which was saying that following children were raped and killed in a following place. It was so painful to even think about those kids and so shameful to think about those morons who raped those kids. Somewhere, in a corner of my heart I was feeling bad for those kids but also thinking about Gilgit-Baltistan and thanking God that we live in a very safe and peaceful place. However, my heart cries and tells me that I was literally wrong. When I saw picture of this stabbed innocent ‘Hussnain’ I went to a state where I was feeling numb and I couldn’t even think that someone in Gilgit-Baltistan can do this inhuman act. I was proud to be a GBian but now, I am hesitating to mention these same words.
Today, I ask you all, are we alive? If yes, then are we afraid of raising our voice for the sake of this innocent kid? Not only this kid but, for the sake of all those who were victims before or who will be. There are many social problems GB is facing nowadays. People are fighting to get provincial rights and this and that. Do we ever try to think that there are other problems too which are much more serious for our future generations? We need education facilities. We need health facilities. Students need teachers in many schools. There are kids who don’t even have access to quality education. But, what we are doing? Our level of thinking is that much low that now some of us have started torturing our own innocent people… Continue reading at Are We Alive???