Double Standard

Dawn Op Ed: A vulnerable minority

PERSECUTION can be overt at times, subtle and insidious at others; and most people would likely agree that it is an ugly, despicable thing. However, there is one minority community in Pakistan — the Ahmadis — against whom persecution of both kinds not only exists but is celebrated as a […]

Again: Saudi Arabia Wins Bid to Behead of UN Human Rights Council Panel GENEVA, September 20, 2015 – U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power and EU foreign minister Federica Mogherini should condemn and work to reverse the appointment of Saudi Arabia as head of a key UN Human Rights Council panel that selects top officials who shape international human rights standards and report on violations worldwide, said UN Watch, a non-governmental watchdog organization […]

The infidel mosque When you visit a mosque, you don’t really expect to go through a fence topped with barbed wire and be greeted with men carrying rifles. But when it’s a mosque where dozens of worshipers were gunned down and killed five years ago, it’s become necessary. There are an estimated two […]