Blasphemy Law: Dominance Without Toleration

Posted on November 26, 2010
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Manan Ahmed (Sepoy @ Chapati Mystery) 1. According to the 1998 census, there are slightly more than 2 million Christians (1.59% of total population) distributed roughly equally across urban and rural areas. As a minority the Christian community in Pakistan is predominantly located in the province (state) of Punjab. Although sizable communities are found in [...]

Why Pakistan Will Not Become a Theocracy

Posted on April 27, 2009
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Manan Ahmed (Sepoy @ Chapati Mystery) The Pakistani Parliament has now passed the bill authorizing Sharia laws in Swat – and perhaps in other territories. Punjab, according to the NYT report, United Militants Threaten Pakistan’s Populous Heart is also in grave danger of going Islamic in a meta-way. Baluchistan has broken out into violence and [...]