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Blasphemy Law Carries Over Into New Year

Posted on 05 January 2011 by editor

A rally in Karachi in support of the blasphemy law. Credit:Fatema Tabassum

By Zofeen Ebrahim

KARACHI, Jan 1, 2011 (IPS) – In the face of protests and a nationwide strike called by hardline religious parties against any changes to the blasphemy law, Pakistani Christians have had little to cheer about over the Christmas and New Year season.
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INDIA: Crisis política marca la vida en Cachemira

Posted on 02 November 2010 by admin

Kashmir's schools and colleges have been deserted for months now. Credit: Athar Parvaiz/IPS.

Por Athar Parvaiz

SRINAGAR, India, nov (IPS/TerraViva) ‚Äď Todo lo que quiere Shabnam Khan es un d√≠a de pausa en las continuas huelgas y manifestaciones para que su hija pueda probar suerte e intente ser admitida en una escuela de primera en √©sta, la capital de la Cachemira india.
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INDIA: Political Stalemate Defines Life in Kashmir

Posted on 01 November 2010 by admin

Kashmir's schools and colleges have been deserted for months now. Credit: Athar Parvaiz/IPS.

By Athar Parvaiz

SRINAGAR, India, Nov 1, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – All Shabnam Khan wants is a one-day break in the ongoing strike, so that her daughter can try her luck and get admission in a topnotch school here in the capital of Indian- administered Kashmir.
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