Fear and shame of Gojra

As usual a “banned organisation” — Federal Minorities Minister Shahbaz Bhatti says it was Sipah Sahaba — came in from outside the town and took over and used acid and petrol bombs to destroy property and kill Christian women and children, while the local government and police simply did nothing. The federal government has taken serious note by sending in the Rangers and the Punjab government has ordered an inquiry into what really transpired. ... Full Story »

Posted by Kaizar Campwala
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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Aug 3, 2009 - 8:15 AM PDT
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Edited by: Kaizar Campwala - Aug 3, 2009 - 8:15 AM PDT
Derek Hawkins
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by Derek Hawkins - Aug. 3, 2009

I wonder what kind of fear the staff of the Daily Times and other Pakistani journalists must live with when they dare to criticize the country's religious fascists. How do Pakistani media interact with this minority of extremists? I'm sure I'm missing lots only being able to read English language papers.

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by Emma Asomba - Aug. 3, 2009

This editorial carries a good blend of analysis and fact findings. It's a well needed boost to debunk facts from fictions and capture the other sides of the story.

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