Sunday, August 10, 2008

Gearing up

The sub-continent is gearing up to celebrate Independence Day. Unlike India, Pakistan not only gained its Independence from the British Empire but it also gained a separate homeland for the Muslims of the sub-continent. Homelands are great, gives everyone breathing space.

Today was the last weekend before August 14 (Pakistan's Independence Day), so it was a good time to climb up to my roof and plant the national flag:

Of course festivities are marred by the Dr. Afia Siddiqui episode. Indeed it's a sad chapter in the US led "War on Terror", I just hope that justice is served.

UPDATE: here's the latest info

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