Abdul Sattar Edhi: The philanthropist who filled in for the state in Pakistan

[This post was originally published on the South Asia @ LSE blog.] Pakistan’s iconic philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi passed away in Karachi at the age of 92 on 8 July 2016, and was accorded the first state funeral in Pakistan in 30 years. Edhi embodied selfless humanitarianism, providing welfare without discrimination to the downtrodden in… Read More Abdul Sattar Edhi: The philanthropist who filled in for the state in Pakistan