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Truth and Reconciliation --- Residential Schools

The seventh (and final) national meetings wrapped up this week. That phase of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is complete and the larger task remains. 693 more words

A tribute to Karpal Singh

The giants are passing, leaving only the pygmies in their wake

Rosli Dahlan, lawyer and senior partner in Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill:

The country has lost an exemplary and courageous son. 110 more words

Malaysia

Islam and Human Rights

by Majid Rafizadeh

…How can Islam be compatible with human rights when, according to Muslims and the Quran, Allah specifically states in the Quran that a woman’s testimony in a court of law is considered half the value to that of a man? 339 more words

Islam

WINTER OF DISCONTENT PART II: HOW WESTERN MEDIA IS FAILING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE


A Taiwanese protestor holds a sign featuring a “V for Vendetta” quote, which reads “The country belongs to the people. People should not be afraid of their government. 1,794 more words

POLITICS

The Rule of Law in Times of Crisis

There is a crisis on the fringes of the European Union (EU). Many narratives are circulating about Ukraine. Whichever narrative one accepts, the crisis illustrates the difficult issues which arise when European countries try to cooperate. 1,076 more words

Peace

17 April - 9 Jalál

MORNING:

I swear by God! Were he that treadeth the path of guidance and seeketh to scale the heights of righteousness to attain unto this glorious and supreme station, he would inhale at a distance of a thousand leagues the fragrance of God, and would perceive the resplendent morn of a divine Guidance rising above the dayspring of all things. 915 more words

Bahá'í Calligraphy

The Truth Hurts: 3 Grim Realities in Burma

US Campaign for Burma thanks Tomás Ojea Quintana, UN Special Rapporteur for the situation of human rights in Burma, for his six years of superb service relentlessly unearthing the extent of human rights abuses in Burma. 791 more words