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Pakistanis Protest Against Increasing Power Cuts During Ramadan

By Syed Raza Hassan and Jibran Ahmad KARACHI/PESHAWAR, Pakistan, May 30 – Protesters in Pakistan’s largest city set tyres ablaze on Tuesday after power cuts disrupted a traditional pre-dawn meal during the holy month of Ramadan, police said, a day after two protesters in another city were shot dead. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif came to

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Men Join Campaigns in India Against FGM Rituals Among the Bohra

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, March 17  – Men in India and Pakistan are joining a campaign to end female genital mutilation (FGM), adding greater heft to the movement in the deeply patriarchal Dawoodi Bohra community. Little is known about FGM in India where the ritual is carried out in great secrecy by the close-knit Shi’ite

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