Pepe the Frog meme declared a ‘hate symbol’
He was once a harmless cartoon character. Then an internet meme. Now he has been added to a database of hate symbols, alongside swastikas and burning crosses. Why all this fuss about Pepe?
Pakistan Quran scandal fires up blasphemy debate
In Islamabad, an 11-year-old girl has been accused of burning Islam’s holy book. If guilty, she could be sentenced to death. Why are symbolic objects so powerful?