Orange Day Every Day

Orange Day Every Day

Even when offenders are jailed, they can be released after only a few days. They pay the police to release them. In Persian it is called rishwat and in English it is called a fine.

Islamabad on 9-11

Islamabad on 9-11

Everyone was afraid and expected war would start in a couple of days. The offices and shops would close; no one would be able to leave their homes. People were trying to buy enough food to feed their families for one month.

Ramadan Kareem

Ramadan Kareem

We feel the hardness of a life of poverty.
God gives us strength, so we are worthy of this month
I wish it were Ramadan all the year!

Osama’s Breaking News Woke Me

Osama’s Breaking News Woke Me

It was early morning Monday, the second of May 2011
And it was the fifth day of UN White City.
I was off from work
And in a deep sleep
When I heard my brother’s voice calling my name.
I was not answering him.