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Mob in Pakistan kills woman, two minor girls over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

Jul 28, 2014

Mob in Pakistan kills woman, two minor girls over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

A Pakistani mob killed a woman member and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook. #facebook #ThatsJustWrong #World #Internet #Pakistan #Blasphemy #woman #online #Minority #post
Veena Malik, Geo TV to be sued by Pak court for blasphemy

May 17, 2014

Veena Malik, Geo TV to be sued by Pak court for blasphemy

A Pakistani court today ordered the police to register a case against Geo TV, actress Veena Malik, her husband Asad Khatak and others over a programme that allegedly contained blasphemous content. #Media #Blasphemy #Veena Malik #Geo TV #Mir Shakilur Rehman #Shaistan Lodhi #Asad Khatak
Pak court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy

Mar 28, 2014

Pak court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy

A Christian man was on Thursday sentenced to death by a Pakistani court for blasphemy, an incident that triggered riots in the country's second-largest city. #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #blasphemy law #christians
Mob sets fire to Hindu community centre in Pak over 'blasphemy'

Mar 16, 2014

Mob sets fire to Hindu community centre in Pak over 'blasphemy'

Violence triggered by allegations of blasphemy is common in conservative Pakistan. #World #Pakistan #Islam #NewsTracker #minorities #Hindu #christians #Quran #Blasphemy laws
Perry cleans up her act: 'Blasphemous' video edited following outrage

Feb 28, 2014

Perry cleans up her act: 'Blasphemous' video edited following outrage

Katy Perry's music video 'Dark Horse' has been edited after 65,000 people signed a petition following claims from some Muslims it was blasphemous. #World #BuzzPatrol #Entertainment #Blasphemy #Muslims #Katy Perry #online petition

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If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Dec 19, 2013

If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Religion is supposed to be a personal equation between man and God. But is it actually? #OnOurMind #World #India #Religion #Blasphemy #Public life
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Oct 03, 2012

Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

I was reading Salman Rushdie's memoir, Joseph Anton, when it struck me that Pakistan's Mohd Ali Jinnah, the Muslim hero, and India's Rushdie, the Muslim villain, share quite a few things in common... #Salman Rushdie #India #Pakistan #JustSaying #Blasphemy #Muslim #Satanic Verses #Jinnah

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Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Sep 05, 2014

The Blasphemy of a Homophobic Jesus

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Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Sep 13, 2014

A Poem For Saturday

Dish poetry editor Alice Quinn writes: Copper Canyon Press has just released a new book by Jericho Brown, welcomed by Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa, who is not given to exaggeration, as follows: Jericho Brown’s The New Testament chroni...
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Sep 04, 2014

How NFL Resuscitated Itself 20 Years Ago

Kevin Craft, Slate “Falling Flat: The NFL has lost a lot of its fizz.” That was the headline of a December 1993 Cincinnati Post article, one that noted that the current NFL season had been “widely ridiculed for so many dull games.” Read from a co...