“I never imagined that…telling the truth about what was happening could mean walking the line between life and death… many times I’ve felt as though fear has soaked through to my bones, but the feeling of responsibility is stronger.”
Dina Meza, a journalist and rights activist
Zulfiqar Shah (Sindhi ذوالفقار شاہ Hindi जुल्फिकार शाह) is an activist and analyst living in exile. He was forced by Pakistan authorities to leave the country due to his rights based activism and uncompromising opinion. He sought and received asylum in Kathmandu, Nepal. He was insurrected and later on poisoned by Pakistani intelligence agencies in Kathmandu, Nepal, however he survived.
An indigenous Sindhi and South Asian, he is a peace and rights activist, political analyst, columnist and social development professional. Formally educated in Philosophy as well as Development Studies, he is a research scholar affiliated with Central Department of Political Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal and honorary affiliated with ISEA (D) University, India. Previously, he was an executive director at The Institute for Social Movements, Pakistan and editor,The Social Movements journal. Read Zulfiqar Shah’s profile on Wikipedia
Recent Book by Zulfiqar Shah
A sociopolitical treatise on Sindhi Nationalism in India (1843-1947) and Pakistan (1947-2012)