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The Long March Rap

This in from friend Sami Shah who hosts News Weakly on Dawn TV. Absolutely brilliant. He takes “the Long March to 8 Mile.” And nails it!

You can view more of Sami’s News Weakly clips on his Youtube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/newsweakly

Long march: No crowds, no bigwigs, no traffic jams — business as usual

Daily Times Reporting

LAHORE: The bigwigs of civil society organisations did not show up at the Allama Iqbal International Airport to receive sacked chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Wednesday.

The organisations that remained active throughout the lawyers’ movement for the restoration of the judiciary did not take to the roads contrary to the lawyers’ expectations. Although the activists of Pakistan Labour Party, Khaksar Tehreek and the Concerned Citizens of Pakistan (CCP) reached the airport carrying placards and set up a welcome camp, their turnout remained quite low compared to what it was the last time Justice Chaudhry had come to Lahore to address the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA). Continue reading