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Minorities and Vigilantism
Religious extremism is a complex phenomenon and the elements that go in to making a person/group adopt extremist ideology can be diverse and difficult to untangle. In the backdrop of the recent mob vigilante violence against the Christian community, the writer analyses factors that have led to religious discrimination against the minorities in Pakistan.
In a strong democracy, the institution of citizenship takes deeper roots in society, citizens’ rights and responsibilities both are clearly set out, understood and abided by, and citizens’ rights are solidly attached to a collective national identity.
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