Aroona Arthur

Aroona Arthur

The author is an executive team member of Redemption Pakistan and a senior under-graduate student at Forman Christian College, Alumnus NESA Under-Graduate Exchange Program. She is passionate about abolishing the death penalty. She tweets as @aroonaarthur

Why my father devoted his life to jailbirds, and so will I

A poor person isn’t one who has no money or riches, but the one who holds no love in his heart for those who are suffering. This has been my father’s motto ever since I can remember. My father has devoted his entire life to the well-being of prisoners in Pakistan, be it Muslims or Christians. I grew up watching him attend to his duties at the prison and working amongst prisoners for their betterment, and I always used to wonder why he worked with them. Why did my father have this particular job? Why was he not a ...

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