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No country for dissenters

On April 13th, Mashal Khan, a journalism student at Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan was publicly lynched for blasphemy allegations. Mashal and his friend Abdullah were accused of promoting blasphemy online. Both…

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Deluded defenders of God

‘Either grant me the bliss of the ignorant or give me the strength to bear the knowledge.’ Elif Shafak, quoted by Mashal Khan Seventy years ago, Pakistan was born from a vision of hope. It was born with egalitarian ideals,…

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