We are working hard to host a talk in Toronto by Professor Ayesha Jalal on her latest book The Pity of Partition: Manto’s Life, and Work Across the Indo-Pakistan Divide’ sometime in early November. Please check back for more details.
What are the origins and history of discrimination and violence against religious minorities – Ahmedis, Christians, Hindus and Shia? What do fundamentalist organizations such as the Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat, Sipah-e-Sahaba, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Tehreek-e-Taliban stand for? Who supports them and why? What can decent minded people do to help Pakistan become a tolerant society where all citizens are equal and safe?