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When I Read "I am Malala"

Who is Malala Yousafzai? This mystery was not disclosed unto me until she was shot by the taliban. I barely gave attention to headlines on tv – the tickers; coverage of school children praying for her; latest developments on her recovery. 458 more words

Pakistan

The Islamism Neologism is a Misnomer

This article is not written by me but a guest blogger who wishes to remain anonymous. A first guest-written piece and an interesting insightful perspective! 588 more words

Religion

Boko-Haram: Religion a Victim of Terrorism

Religion remains a pinnacle of peace, no true religion encourages violence; all religion preaches peace and promotes mutual understanding among neighborhood. But regrettably, self-centered individual out of desperation has continued to manipulate religion to spread hate, cause violence and terror in the society and this has caused the loss of countless numbers of life and property around the globe. 717 more words

SCOAN

100 Year Old Perspective on Protests, Peaceful and Otherwise

A very strange strike out in the minutes of the Montreal Suffrage Association.

The modern media-generated trope with respect to the suffragettes of Great Britain in the 1910 era, consists of a young, bright but very bored member of the aristocracy getting involved with a cell and going out one night to break a window pane or two and then getting arrested, only to be released from jail when her angry but loving father intervenes through connections. 611 more words

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