Day: February 5, 2017

Orwell’s 1984 is Realised in Pakistan: The Unremitting Plight of Ahmadi Muslims

Tahir NasserABC Religion and Ethics 3 Feb 2017 The 1984 anti-Ahmadiyya law in Pakistan has resulted in a litany of tragic absurdities, including the recent arrest and imprisonment of an 80-year-old bookstore owner.CREDIT: DANIEL BEREHULAK / GETTY IMAGES Tahir Nasser is a physician, author and regular contributor to Religion News Service. Before leaving […]

American and Arab uprisings converge

Feb 02,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – RAMI G. KHOURI Never in my life, which has spanned the United States and the Arab world, have I experienced a moment such as the past week when ordinary Americans and ordinary Arabs shared exactly the same sentiments of personal vulnerability, indignity and political […]