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  • Death for free thought

    Death for free thought

    The lull in Bangladesh has been direly deceptive. The murder of the writer, blogger and publisher, Shahjahan Bachchu, in Munshiganj district lengthens the loop of such killings, almost invariably by Islamist fundamentalists. But whereas the manner of the serial killings in recent years ~ by machete-wielding fundamentalists ~ had pointed to the culpability of ISIS, …

    June 22, 2018
  • Intercontinental outrage

    Intercontinental outrage

    Barely a week after 2,000 clerics in Pakistan advanced a fatwa to warn Islamist fundamentalists that terrorist attacks are “un-Islamic” anywhere in the word, the militants have greeted the imprimatur with a deadly strike, this time on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel. Though ISIS has been suspected, there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the suicide …

    January 23, 2018
  • Merkel and the migrant

    Merkel and the migrant

    On the eve of Christmas, Germany has reached a bloody pass and literally so. In the midst of terrorist outrages that have convulsed large parts of the world, the country was mercifully unscathed. Definitely in relation to next-door France where hundreds have perished in repeated instances of bedlam and butchery ~ Charlie Hebdo to Nice …

    December 22, 2016