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The West's Dangerous Enchantment With Islam

Uzay Bulut captures in this essay a clarity of the issue that I have been trying to verbalize for a long time. If you have a “coexist” bumper sticker, you’ll be the first to go under Sharia.- Ed. 2,403 more words

Culture

Honor Diaries (Documentary)

Honor Diaries (2014) is a film produced to bring awareness to a variety of human rights violations, specific to women, across the world.

Honor Diaries is a record of a meeting between many women’s rights activists from different cultural and religious backgrounds. 148 more words

Documentary

OMG, Time Magazine- You're So Cray Cray

“Done, done, on to the next one

Done I’m done and I’m on to the next one”

-Foo Fighers, All My Life

Oh, Time Mag. You’re like, literally, so smart. 1,045 more words

Stuff That Gets Me Fired Up

Syrian Kurds Disrupt Islamic State Agenda By Granting Women Equal Rights

A self-ruling Kurdish province in Syria has issued a decree for women’s rights.

Leaders of the Al-Jazira canton — officially Hasakeh province — declared equal labor rights, equal right to run for office and equal pay for women.  235 more words

Canada introduces law banning polygamist immigrants

YAHOO/AFP
by Staff
November 5, 2014

Ottawa (AFP) – Canada’s Immigration Minister Chris Alexander Wednesday unveiled plans to ban entry to migrants who practice polygamy and what he termed “barbaric cultural practices.” The move follows a spate of so-called “honor” killings over the past decade involving immigrant families from the Middle East and South Asia. 115 more words

Israel & Middle East

Nine women in a gallery: Lucretia

Is that a dagger I see in Lucretia’s left hand? Yes, it is. She’s about to thrust it into her breast and die in her father’s arms, following her rape by Tarquin, son of the last King of Rome. 711 more words

Philosophy And Culture

Yanar Mohammed

October is National Arts and Humanities Month.

Yanar Mohammad was born in Iraq in 1960, graduating from Baghdad University in 1983 with a degree in architecture. 127 more words

Arts And Humanities Month