Submitted by Rashid.
Fruits of the tree planted by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
An intolerant nation
Editorial in The Dawn
Monday, 19 April, 2010
We are reaping the harvest of the seeds of hatred sown in the seventies and eighties. Pakistan is becoming an increasingly intolerant nation where religious and sectarian minorities live in fear and are awarded little or no protection by the state. Difference is unacceptable to the obscurantists who want everyone to toe their line. And if that takes intimidation, torture or even murder, then so be it, for no option is unavailable to the self-righteous who believe that they alone have seen the light.