lunedì 31 luglio 2017

The Economist - Erasmus
Farkhunda Malikzada was a promising, intelligent Afghan woman of 27 who seemed optimistic about life until the day she was falsely accused of burning a Koran. (In fact, she was a devout Muslim who had made enemies by denouncing illegal trading in a holy shrine.) A mob beat and burned her to death.  On the face of things, the job of documenting and denouncing ghastly incidents like that (recorded in the opening lines of the State Department’s most recent religious-freedom report) should be above party politics. Whatever else they believe, surely most Americans would want their go (...)