Syed Ali Abbas Zaidi
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Syed Ali Abbas Zaidi @Ali_Abbas_Zaidi is the founder of Pakistan Youth Alliance and appears in Activate, a new series on Al Jazeera English about global activism on Tuesday 22:30GMT and then on www.aljazeera.com/programmes/activate

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Pakistan, Islam & Radicalism

9 Comments | Posted October 25, 2011 | 07:00 PM (EST)

I was in Kasur, a small town near Lahore, Pakistan, where the celebrated mystic poet Bulleh Shah is buried. Thousands gathered for the 254th anniversary of his death. Slogans chanted on that occasion would be branded 'blasphemous' by extremist organisations in Pakistan.

Neither Hindu nor Muslim,
Sacrificing...

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