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Evolution of an Icon
Adnan Siddiqi - Newsweek
Durrani has been a pariah, declared an enemy by those closest to her, and she has braved violence and the threat of violence without surrender
Dr Aamer Sarfraz - The Friday Times | May 17 - 23, 2013
She seems to be in a sustained "God realm" in the way she lives, and often refers to fate and God
Writer by accident
On a typical July afternoon in Lahore, as crickets and other invisible creatures trill madly in the bushes and velvety warm air rustles away, Tehmina Durrani welcomes me at her residence for an interview
Tehmina urges world not to make the USSR's mistake
Daily Times - Wed July 10, 2013
Tehmina Durrani requested the British parliamentarians to use their influence to ensure that negligence towards the children of war following the end of the Soviet occupation was not repeated
Tehmina to waje 'Jihad' for peace
National News - Daily Times - July 19, 2013
Ranowned author Tehmina Durrani said on Thursday, she would waje a ‘jihad for peace in the world' and asked citizens accross the globe to join in this noble cause
Tehmina Durrani - a visionary of another kind
'...I have neither political affiliation with a party nor any hidden agenda and I‘m trying my best to make the world a better place for the next generations without any prejudice and that's my sole aganda...'
Durrani up for war-hit children
....Durrani said she would seek world-wide support to join in the cause. 'When we stand up, the leadership will bow before us'
Durrani, launches her fourth book
The Frontier Post - Islamabad
Legendary author, Tehmina Durrani, here Saturday launches here fourth book, “Happy Things in Sorrow Times” to highlight the sufferings being faced by Afghani people especially women and people in Pakistan's Waziristan agency in the war against terrorism
Durrani, launches treatise against war
Pakistan Today - Islamabad
Set against the backdrop of the ongoing war, Happy Things in Sorrow Times is a delicately-wrought tale—told from the hopeful heart of an Afghan child—of love, hardship, separation, loss and fear.
Afghan children - Surviving the demons of war
Blaming the children of war for what they become is akin to blaming a rape victim for provoking her rapist. These were the words of Tehmina Durrani-Sharif as she spoke at the launch event for her latest book, Happy Things in Sorrow Times.
...Set against the backdrop of the ongoing war, Happy Things in Sorrow Times is a delicately-wrought tale—told from the hopeful heart of an Afghan child—of love, hardship, separation, loss and fear