Intolerance

Bangladesh protesters demand blasphemy law

Source: Aljazeera Hundreds of thousands of people have held protests in Bangladesh to demand that the government introduce an anti-blasphemy law that would include the death penalty for bloggers who insult Islam. Protest organisers called Saturday’s rally the “long march”, with many travelling from remote villages to the capital, Dhaka’s […]

I don’t care if you are a Muslim

Source: India Today blog. Kaushik Deka With the mass exodus of North-eastern people from some southern states, what started as a clash between Bodos and alleged illegal migrants from Bangladesh has now become a battle between two Indians. Let’s assume that the rumours of a deadline set by some groups […]

Patterns of intolerance

Dawn.com A PERSISTENT failure to deal with the canker of intolerance — one of the greatest threats to the Pakistani people’s mental health and their material well-being — is making the affliction day by day more unmanageable. A young non-Muslim woman has been living in Lahore for quite some time. […]