sábado, 3 de enero de 2009

The partitioning of India and Pakistan was a tragic mistake...

(...)I am convinced that the attacks, like those in Delhi and Islamabad, are further evidence that the partitioning of India and Pakistan has proved a tragic mistake. It was prompted for laudable reasons - to protect Muslims from Hindu dominance - but it caused the death of millions in the greatest migration in human history, and 60 years on what has it achieved? Two nations - three including Bangladesh, which gained independence in 1971 - whose leaders have shed blood and spent billions fighting each other while their people have starved and suffered. (...)
Artículo completo de Sarfraz Manzoor en The Guardian:

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