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Embracing the Other

Shahidul Alam’s new show combats Islamophobia, extremism: The Punch Interview by Ina Puri   Apr 30, 2017 For celebrated Bangladeshi photographer, writer and curator Shahidul Alam, a just world is a plural space where many thoughts can coexist. His latest … Continue reading

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Grand Shia cleric Sistani issues powerful statement to Shia Resistance defending Iraq

The original site: http://www.digital-resistance.com/insight/grand-shia-cleric-sistani-issues-powerful-statement-shia-resistance-defending-iraq/ appears to be down   Do not indulge in acts of extremism, do not disrespect dead corpses, do not resort to deceit, do not kill an elder, a child, a woman. Pay heed to the example of … Continue reading

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You take my water

You take my water Burn my olive tree Destroy my house Take my job Steal my land Imprison my father Kill my mother Bomb my country Starve us all Humiliate us all BUT I am to blame: I shot a … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Moon

By Saroop Ijaz Published: August 31, 2013 The writer is a lawyer and partner at Ijaz and Ijaz Co in Lahore saroop.ijaz@ tribune.com.pk The passing of the first death anniversary of Neil Armstrong last week is an opportunity to reflect on our own connection … Continue reading

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Shahbagh online response

By Dr. Christian Prokopp on click Ittefaq Dr. Christian Prokopp follow him on twitter@prokopp, Google+ and read his blog The news is fresh and details are only emerging about the murder of Ahmed Rajib Haider Shuvo, a blogger involved in the Shahbag protest. … Continue reading

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Communal attacks in Ramu: of family feuds and corporate culture

by Rahnuma Ahmed  SUPREME Court lawyer Barrister Jyotirmoy Barua, 39, initiated a writ petition immediately after the violent attacks of September 29, 2012 when innumerable Buddhist monasteries, temples and houses in Ramu, Cox’s Bazar district, were set on fire, pillaged … Continue reading

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CONCLUDING PART: Govt response to communal attack in Ramu

by rahnuma ahmed In today’s column, I basically deal with three issues, firstly, a brief review of the government’s administrative responses, these suggest that higher-ups have ‘settled’ on making the officer-in-charge of Ramu thana the “fall guy” for the devastating waves … Continue reading

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