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Religious freedom list

Dawn (Pakistan) Editorial LISTS drawn up by individual states — rather than credible multilateral organisations or INGOs — always run the risk of being termed biased and designed to push a political agenda, pillorying geopolitical rivals, and looking the other way where bad behaviour of friends is concerned. The same can be said for the … Continue reading

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Aasia Bibi … and the Prophet’s Covenant

Pakistani high court disarms all Islamophobic naysayers Dr John Andrew Morrow Aasia Noreen Bibi is an illiterate Pakistani Christian woman and mother of five children who has been at the center of controversy for nearly a decade. While out picking berries, a group of Muslim women refused to share water with her on the grounds … Continue reading

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Ayodhya; snowballing into a bigger crisis

Editorial The Shiv Sena’smove to hold a massive rally, last Sunday, in Ayodhya urging the putting up of a Ram temple on the site of former Babri mosque, has many interpretations. The rally supported and attended by BJP parent party Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is primarily viewed by others as a political strategy by the … Continue reading

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Prophet Muhammed was a Vegetarian!

Five most amazing vegetarians in the world (Original Title) Menaka Ghandhi (Island) Certain views expressed in this article DO NOT reflect the edicts in the Holy Quran and the belief of this blogger.  Rumi’s interpretation that God can be reached through Music and Dance is nonsense.  Otherwise, the blogger enjoys her (MG’s) writings on animal welfare, … Continue reading

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The Twisted Logic of the Jewish ‘Historic Right’ to Israel

Our political culture insists on seeing the Jews as the direct descendants of the ancient Hebrews. But the Jews never existed as a ‘people’ – still less as a nation Shlomo Sand  (Haaretz, Independent Israeli Newspaper) I enjoy the vacillations of Chaim Gans, even if I don’t always understand them. I have the highest esteem for … Continue reading

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