Author Archives: Gautam Kapur

Sectarian Violence in Pakistan: The Minority Discourse

ShareRecent years have seen a dramatic intensification of violence against Shias in Pakistan. Last year, nearly 400 Shia lost their lives in targeted killings. In the first two months of this year, 204 Shia have been killed in Quetta alone. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Is Now: India 2025

Share “I don’t see any way in which [the] system is going to close. There are going to be consequences, the emergence of social unrest, and violence against hearts of the population that don’t have protection. It is bound to … Continue reading

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The Death Penalty: A legal, yet rarely carried out sentence

ShareMohammad Afzal Guru was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail at 8:00am on February 9, 2013. He was charged with criminal conspiracy to commit murder and attempting to wage war against the Government of India. Afzal was convicted during the … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

ShareWelcome back to another fantastic semester with SAPAC, packed with compelling concepts and fresh opportunities to further South Asian discourse. Come down on Monday, February 4th at 7pm to learn more about what SAPAC will be doing this semester at our GIM … Continue reading

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The Power of a Name

ShareToday is International Human Rights Day, a day to be thankful for the fundamental human rights that we enjoy – the right to speak freely, to undergo a fair and public hearing, to openly practice our faith, and to make … Continue reading

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