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US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard slams oppression of Hindus in Bangladesh

Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard, who represents the state of Hawaii, drew attention to the oppression of Bengali Hindus today and in the past. This was on the 50th anniversary of the horrific genocide by the Pakistani army as they tried to control East Pakistan. Issues like this are constantly downplayed in the interests of not evoking group disharmony in the world’s largest democracy. Indications are that this only distorts history and encourages violent groups to double their efforts. The ran for Presidential office in 2020 on the Democratic ticket but dropped out in March of that year. She and has been deployed in the US Army to Iraq during her military career, She put out a video message on social media (below): “March 25th, 1971 was the beginning of a systematic targeting of Hindus in Bangladesh by the Pakistani military. It began …

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Cry the Beloved Country

We also need to accept that Apartheid benefited blacks too, albeit to a lesser extent. Apartheid was categorically wrong. I have lived through it, recall how my mother was told to remove me off the bench, because it was for “whites only”.

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