Tag: Sherry Rehman

The last(ing) tango

If abused patience runs the risk of turning into fury, has American patience with Pakistan finally run out and should we expect a major falling-out? By Monday, it was clear Pakistan had been shipwrecked on the rocks of its own intransigence, reduced to a hangdog at a summit at which it had thought it was…

A Question of Faith: A Report on the Status of Religious Minorities in Pakistan, Sherry Rehman

Why a report on the status of religious minorities? As part of the Jinnah Institute’s Open Democracy initiative, ‘A Question of Faith’: A Report on the Status of Religious Minorities in Pakistan’ is a research-based analysis of the same. It documents the deterioration in the political, economic and social status of members of these communities…

Pakistan’s Deadly Blasphemy-Seeking Vigilantes

The blasphemy laws that led to the murder of Salmaan Taseer are as serious a threat as the Taliban. Mustafa Qadri, guardian.co.uk, Thursday 3 February 2011 18:43 GMT The murder of Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer by his own guardhas prompted an ever growing witch-hunt, driven by religious groups but controlled by no one. The threat of this…