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On White Guilt and Social Justice : Put Human Rights First

White guilt is understandable: but it should not stop us seeking Human Rights for all European colonisation killed over a hundred million people. Industrialization allowed pillaging on a scale never before imagined. The Slave Trade, The Sykes-Picot Agreement, the partition of India and Pakistan, and the tortured histories of colonised countries impact to this day the lives of countless millions ...

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Political Correctness Is Bad: Discuss

2016. Trump is rising. Right-wing parties loom across Europe. Free expression is under threat. So why is a tree-hugging, lefty, feminist media-lawyer-type like me concerned about the left‘s problem with Free Speech? Should a cisgendered, white, straight, male even be writing about this? Join me, friends, as I take you through what I think Political Correctness gets wrong, how it ...

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A Bad Week For Religious Tolerance

It’s been another bad week for religious tolerance. At least 70 people were killed and 300 injured after Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a faction of the Pakistan Taliban, attacked a crowded public park in the Eastern city of Lahore, to coincide with Easter celebrations, Meanwhile, thousands of protesters clashed with police in Islamabad in protests over blasphemy laws in Pakistan. Outraged at the ...

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Mobile World Congress and a Scottish man with random thoughts in Barcelona

Greetings to my fellow readers of The Pashtun Times..! My name is Roger Dubar. I live in Glasgow, Scotland. I’ve been using the internet for over 25 years, and have used it to talk to and made friends with people from all over the world. In February, I traveled to Barcelona in Spain for Europe’s biggest telecom conference, Mobile World ...

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