“Tarek Fatah, who survived many Fatwahs, was instrumental in renaming Aurangzeb road & exposed Pakistan, is no more”, Organiser, April 24:
“After suffering from a prolonged illness, Tarek Fatah, a renowned Pakistan-born Canadian columnist and famous television personality, passed away at 73 on April 21 in Canada. He had cancer and survived with two daughters, Natasha and Nazia. Fatah’s daughter, Natasha, announced his death through Twitter.
She tweeted, “Lion of Punjab. Son of Hindustan. Lover of Canada. Speaker of truth. Fighter for justice. Voice of the down-trodden, underdogs, and the oppressed. @TarekFatah has passed the baton on… his revolution will continue with all who knew and loved him. Will you join us? 1949-2023”.
Tarek Fatah was born in Karachi, Pakistan, on November 20, 1949. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was a leader of the communist student movement. During these decades, he was imprisoned twice by consecutive military regimes in Pakistan. In 1977, General Zia-ul Haq charged him with sedition and barred him from working as a journalist in the country. Then he moved to Canada in 1987 and worked as a journalist….”
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