Freedom Of Press

Ehsan Sehgal is a Pakistani-Dutch poet and writer. He moved to the Netherlands in 1978 to avoid persecution during the General Zia era in Pakistan and has lived in the Netherlands since. Ehsan Sehgal began his literary career in 1967. His first publication was a novel, but his consequent books were…






Nowhere exists
Freedom of press
With its true definition,
Whether controlled
By the individuals,
Or the States that,
Freedom of press
Breathes under
The terror of political chess,
Which causes stress,
Through
Own interests of process
The silence of mess
As a reality,
All the media profess
Freedom of press
Neither exists nor practices.

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