Mashal Proven Innocent But Society Proven Guilty


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Imad Zafar

A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in Pakistan, comprised of 13 members, has finally prepared the report regarding Mashal Khan’s lynching.

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The story of Stateless people


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Mehedi Hasan

The Rohingya is often said to be the world’s most persecuted minority. They are an ethnic Muslim group in the majority Buddhist country and make up around one million of the total 50 million population.

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My Idea of a Nation


Tejasvi Saxena

This 1905 painting by Abanindranath Tagore depicts “Bharat Mata” or “Mother India”. Depicted in a tranquil pose, wielding boons to her inhabitants or devotees, the painting humanises a congeries of geographical expressions, encompassing multi ethnic, cultural, linguistic, religious diversities. The tradition of considering every inanimate object as symbolic of veneration, glorifies the idea of Mother India that’s been contemporary and so disputable in today’s context.

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World Citizenship and Peace


Florence Joseph

If we are to move forward to a peaceful world, we must recognize that in the midst of the magnificent cultural diversities and life forms, we are one human family and one Earth community with one common destiny.

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Observations of an Expat: The God Story

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Tom Arms

God is infallible. Although you could argue that he made a big mistake when He (or She?) scooped up a mess of Middle Eastern mud and sculpted Adam. The first Chinese is reported to have enjoyed a similar creation, although the river was the Yangtze. As for India’s Hindus, the first man was the result of a passionate coupling between Brahma and the Goddess Shatarupa.

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