Month: January 2016


Saturday, 30 January 2016 | Ashok Malik | Farahnaz Ispahani in her book, Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities, bravely records not just the near-annihilation of religious minorities in Pakistan, but also the intensifying sectarian conflict Farahnaz Ispahani’s recent book, Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s […]

The World Really Hates Donald Trump

The Daily Beast From China and Afghanistan to Turkey and Britain, human beings watching the U.S. appear to finally agree on one single issue: The GOP frontrunner is a frightening, loathsome candidate. LONDON — No doubt Donald Trump will be thrilled that the entire world is mesmerized as he steamrolls […]

The rights of minority students

ET, Good news emanating from the education sector anywhere in the country is rare indeed, even rarer when the good news comes with even better news for the religious minorities. There is a diversity of religious minorities in the country — Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Hindu and Zoroastrian to name but […]

The Road to Germany: $ 2400

The Road to Germany: $2400 Each of the millions of Syrian refugees who have fled their brutalized, unrecognizable homeland did so for uniquely personal reasons — the regime bombarding cities, the Islamic State threatening a return to the dark ages, the loss of jobs in a crumbling economy. Yet their […]