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Qatar…From Afar: “[You] [m]ust go back to court to argue case[.]”

Reading Time: 7 minutesReturning to Nepal after twelve days in a Doha, Qatar, jail, I have made a number of interesting discoveries. One of them is the fact that I shouldn’t travel to the Gulf at all and the other is that the charges of insulting Islam has, indeed, NOT been dropped. . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: “[You] [m]ust go back to court to argue case[.]”

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Qatar…From Afar: Freedom Cries

Reading Time: 8 minutesJailed for allegedly insulting Islam in Doha, Qatar, my cries for freedom were answered four years ago today (May 12, 2017). Then came (and I discovered) freedom cries (too). . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Freedom Cries

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Qatar…From Afar: Communiqué

Reading Time: 4 minutesHere’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

Reading Time: 5 minutes

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

Reading Time: 7 minutesWhen 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?

Reading Time: 5 minutesAn 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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Parting Words to a Qatari Student

Reading Time: 2 minutesParting words to a Qatari student in a Facebook exchange about Qatar and FIFA. He essentially painted the Arabs as victims. . . . → Read More: Parting Words to a Qatari Student

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

Reading Time: 3 minutesA 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

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhy 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!”

Reading Time: 2 minutesThis 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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