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Qatar…From Afar: Communiqué

Here’s how details of my incarceration in a Qatari jail on May 1, 2013 and the Free Dorje Gurung campaign unfolded on my Facebook Timeline. . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Communiqué

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Qatar…From Afar: Uncomfortable Questions IV

Did the Qatar Academy administrators know about my impending incarceration? If so when?

They mostly likely did from the very beginning, from when the formal complaint was filed by the parent.

. . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Uncomfortable Questions IV

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Qatar…From Afar: Sleepless in Kathmandu

When you need to know…when you have to know…. . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Sleepless in Kathmandu

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Qatar…From Afar: Entitlement — License to Abuse?

An example of how students at Qatar Academy deliberately made my life in Qatar so difficult that I hit bottom — professionally and personally. . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Entitlement — License to Abuse?

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Qatar…From Afar: One Flew Over the Kookoo’s Nest

A glimpse into the world of Qatar and Qataris. . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: One Flew Over the Kookoo’s Nest

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Qatar…From Afar: Uncomfortable Questions III

Why did my employer — Qatar Academy — and its administrators appear to have dropped me like a hot brick on May 1 when I was holed up at the police station? Would they have done anything differently had I been a European or North American or from another native English-speaking region of the world? . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Uncomfortable Questions III

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“It’s Not You, It’s Me!”

This really isn’t anything to do with you or is it about you…really! This has to do with and is about me in it’s entirety. However, don’t worry, I am not “breaking up” with you! . . . → Read More: “It’s Not You, It’s Me!”

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Qatar…From Afar: Long Flight To Freedom

When you have suffered gravely, you view and live life a certain way.

Far from making others suffer or wishing suffering on others, for instance, you don’t even wish suffering on those you hold responsible for your own suffering. Knowing what it was like, you want to do everything you can to alleviate the sufferings of others instead.

. . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Long Flight To Freedom

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Qatar…From Afar: The Last Hour

The final hour in Doha, Qatar on May 13, 2013, I was at Doha Airport, headed to my flight taking me home. So that I didn’t feel all alone, which I was, I texted my friends in Doha, providing them updates on my progress toward the flight. . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: The Last Hour

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Qatar…From Afar: Uncomfortable Questions II

Did Qatar Academy know that the parent, who filed formal complaints against me at the school and got me fired, would also be filing felony charges with the authorities and would have me jailed? . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Uncomfortable Questions II

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