Friday, June 20

More images of the Long March - courtesy YPL

These pictures were taken by Kashif Saleem, a member of the YPL (Young Professionals Lahore) group. The group had organised a bus and had mobilised 25+ professionals for a gruelling 24 hours.

The most interesting pictures are those showing the response of hitherto un-interested citizens... one gets the feeling that a lot of people were at least thinking about letting hope back into their attitude towards a collective life.

Yes, it failed in its superficial objectives. But just to see that spark of hope again, to dare to think that these kids might grow up in a better - a fairer, a more humane - society, just for that, it's worth doing ten times over: