What’s going on: Protests, basically. It started off as a long march called the Azadi or Freedom march by PTI led by Imran Khan an opposition party in the parliament and the Inqalaab or Revolution march by PAT led by Tahir-ul-Qadri, a non entity in the parliament but someone who can pull crowds to himself. The march went from Lahore to Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, where they gave (and are still giving) a dharna, which I think is a sit in in English. These were all peaceful protests and the sit in was peaceful until yesterday, when the protesters started going toward the prime minister house after failed negotiations (and a lot more) and well, they weren’t allowed to go far because the police went in with tear gas, rubber bullets, and also in one instance, actual bullets. This has resulted in about upwards of 200 injuries and 7 people dead, 2 are critical, obviously again these are premature numbers and there’s likely to be a lot more.
Now, WHY: Simply, the march happened because of allegations of rigging in the general election of 2013 that led to Nawaz Sharif, head of the PML-N to come to power. The Lahore Incident, which is linked here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Lahore_clash), read up. Generally, also non responsiveness to valid rigging allegations, and no sign of opening up areas where these allegations exist. A lot more.
This is a very, very basic thing. I skipped military intervention in talks, the sit in was on going for two weeks, a lot more basis for the march, the entry into the Red Zone, more events. You can google and keep up with this and ask me more questions if you’re still confused. This is also an on going situation.
If I messed up something tell me I’ll fix it. Add more to this if you want.
pakistan, ferguson, and palestine
3 places thousands of miles way from each other each with citizens being murdered or severely injured for gathering PEACEFULLY in order to gain basic human rights.
this is happening simultaneously and yall still fuckin sleep???
people say lmao a lot nowadays but no one says rofl anymore and its weird cause back in the day rofl and lmao used to be interchangeable and if you were a risktaker youd combine them into roflmao but now everyones dropped rofl. its probably for the best but i cant help but be nostalgic.
i scheduled this post over a month ago. it’s been lingering in the darkness all this time. finally, it has emerged with an urgent message. mick is cool.
the thing is, literally yesterday me n mick reached the conclusion that he can never b/has never been cool. awesome and attractive, ok, cool, never
I know this meme is getting old but I HAD to.
For Anna thegreatgottlieb
Never forget this
the idea of being right-handed or left-handed is so fucked up. like how in the hell is it evolutionarily advantageous to have one hand that’s good at everything and one that’s fucking useless. why aren’t we all dead.
i am 0% the person i was three years ago and i would probably get in a fight with 2011 me
bro you look so cute right now dude. dude you are so fucking adorable
i’m sorry but steve rogers and his rehearsed as hell “on your left” in the hospital bed like i swear this asshole has had MERE SECONDS to process his surroundings and company and it’s still the FIRST THING out of his mouth as if he’s practiced it in the mirror a dozen times while trying to get the quirk of his eyebrow and dimple just right, to the point that it’s now a reflex. gotta be well rehearsed and appropriately casual, steve. maximize your flirting potential. never know when you might bump into sam on the street. never know when he might walk into your favorite cafe. never know when you might wake up in a hospital bed and realize he’s been right beside you playing music for your unconscious body for lord knows how long.