Daily Archives: April 11, 2008

Protecting Pakistan’s Hindus

This is an engaging piece by Ali Eteraz who writes with much intellectual energy and passion. The views expressed here are those of the author and not necessarily subscribed by the Pak Tea House.

Hindus in Pakistan have suffered grievously since the founding of the nation in 1947. Recently, in the southern province of Sindh, a Hindu man was accused of blasphemy and beaten to death by his co-workers. This comes at the heels of the abduction and dismemberment of a Hindu engineer. Continue reading

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Ayesha Jala’s new book – PARTISANS OF ALLAH

Jihad’s Long Journey 

Read an excerpt from Ayesha Jalal’s book.

Review By PHILIP DELVES BROUGHTON
Wall Street Journal

PARTISANS OF ALLAH
By Ayesha Jalal
(Harvard, 373 pages, $29.95) Continue reading

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