Myanmar Violence – Facts and Concerns

Electronic media in Pakistan is just starting to pick up the topic of the recent riots in Myanmar which allegedly led to the killing of thousands of Muslims. Religious groups in Pakistan are particularly expressing anger and condemnation of these reported killings while also asking why international media sources are silent about the killings. Even in many Muslim countries, including Pakistan, this allegedly big massacre, started after the reported rape of a Buddhist girl by three Muslims in late May, i.e.… [Read more]

Tosh Talk

Dear Daniel Tosh,

Dude.  You messed up.  Big time.

I know you want to blame everyone else or blow it off and use the tired excuse of “just kidding!” but let me repeat, YOU MESSED UP.

Let me handle this the way I would if you were a teenager in my classroom and you just said that to a girl in class who was uncomfortable with you joking about rape.… [Read more]

The Real War

The last two episodes of “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” that I saw really got to me. Both started with rapes – one particularly violent and disturbing because it took place in a mental hospital.

Maybe I’ve lost my spine because, lately, I’m having trouble looking at such things — and that means I can’t tolerate a lot of television these days.… [Read more]