Tag - Pakistani American

Pakistani American Urooj Rahman gets 15 months for Molotov bombing


In the US, go to ballot boxes, not to bombs, the judge said Brooklyn, N.Y.: A Brooklyn lawyer who firebombed a police car during a George Floyd protest in 2020 has been sentenced to 15 months in prison on November 18 by a judge who reminded her that she’s not in the West Bank or...

Faran Tahir in Broadway adaptation of ‘The Kite Runner’


Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini's 2003 novel The Kite Runner has been adapted into a Broadway play and Pakistani-American actor Faran Tahir has been cast to play Baba, the father of protagonist Amir. Born in Los Angeles, California, Tahir has acted in several Hollywood movies such as ‘Star Trek’ (2009), ‘Elysium’’ (2013), and ‘Escape Plan’ (2013)....

NY State passes resolution to observe Kashmir American Day, draws sharp reaction from India


The New York State Assembly has passed a resolution calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to declare February 5 as Kashmir American Day, drawing a sharp reaction from India which noted with concern attempts by vested interests to misrepresent Jammu and Kashmir's rich cultural and social mosaic to divide the people. The resolution, sponsored by...