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Pakistan: Blasphemy and Bombs, Death and Dalits; and History

I’ll be talking about today’s Pakistan: particularly what it’s like being a Pakistani Christian, Hindu or Sikh. Or, for that matter, the ‘wrong’ sort of Pakistani Muslim. The list of at-risk Pakistanis depends partly on who’s talking. A few weeks … Continue reading

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Death, Orders, and a War Crimes Trial in Ukraine

(From BBC News, used w/o permission.) I hadn’t planned on doing another “Ukraine” post for quite a while. But this news item caught my attention: “Russian soldier pleads guilty in first war crimes trial of Ukraine conflict” Sarah Rainsford, BBC … Continue reading

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Floyd/Chauvin Trial, Taser Trouble and Irksome Issues

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, a jury said that Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd. Folks have been reacting to that. But protestors haven’t torched Minneapolis shops and services in the three days since then. Not as far as I know. … Continue reading

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