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December 8, 2011

Hate speech against Shia Muslims in Express Tribune by Professor Saleem Ali of University of Vermont

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Shia-Sunni reconciliation – The Express Tribune

Published: December 8, 2011


The writer is professor of environmental planning and Asian Studies at the University of Vermont, US. He can be followed on Twitter @saleem_ali

Muharram is a time for reflection on many accounts. It is the start of the Islamic new year and also a time of remembrance and renewal. Unlike most other faith traditions, the start of the new year for Muslims is sombre and even melancholic in tone. The martyrdom of Imam Husain was a tragedy by any standard but let us also reflect on how this historic event has been distorted at the

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