Sunday, July 12, 2020

Bail. No Bail.

Sahab, all I did was provide voter lists, trucks to bring men to the city, and shared my grief and anguish at the murder of our beloved PM with them. What do they mean by instigating a pogrom?

Police – thumbs up.

Judge: BAIL.


Your Honor, I teach tribal history at a national university.

Police – threat to national security.                                           

Judge – No Bail.


Sahab, all I did was travel around our great country and deliver a speech (or few). What do they mean by leading a demolition?

Police – thumbs up.

Judge: BAIL.


Your Honor, we asked to end curfews on women in hostels. No more cages.

Police – corrupting minds. Dangerous.

Judge – No BAIL.


Sahab, what do they mean I was drunk and drove over a sidewalk? I know what Being Human means.

Police – thumbs up (& tears of joy).

Judge: BAIL


Your Honor, we were managing a communications group related to a peaceful protest.

Police – provoking minds. Dangerous.

Judge – No BAIL.


PS - a friend says be grateful, 'No Bail' is better than an encounter.

(fiction mirrors truth... so I write fiction.)

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