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Why We Are Wrong About Pakistan

Why We Are Wrong About Pakistan

The Pakistan that is barely documented in the West is a wonderful, warm and fabulously hospitable country. And every writer who has ventured out of the prism of received opinion and the suffocating five-star hotels, has ended up celebrating rather than denigrating Pakistan, writes PETER OBORNE It was my first evening in Pakistan. My hosts, a

‘Marry Only One’, Qur’an Only Scripture To Say So

One among many fallacies being spread to denigrate Muslims is that “Islam is the only religion that encourages polygamy’ i.e. a man can marry more than one wife. While Islamophobes blame Qur’an for what they say ‘encouraging’ polygamy, feminists criticize it for not ‘extending the similar rights to women’. Are both these groups right in