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Maryam Rajavi calls for release of imprisoned Iranian Dervishes

The Iranian regime’s suppressive forces arrested some 500 Gonabadi dervishes Saturday morning, September 20. They planned to gather at 11 a.m. in front of Tehran’s Prosecutor’s Office in solidarity with the imprisoned dervishes who are on hunger strike. 449 more words


Scotland chooses a bird in the hand

by Rhodri C. Williams

I declined to comment in advance on the Scottish referendum in part because I have been too busy to blog much at all, but also in part because it is none of my business. 1,071 more words


Would You Rather Be Born Disabled Or Become Disabled? (Part One)

(Image by Bill Bate via)

Imagine your body just as it is, in a world that looks exactly like the one we live in, but for one crucial difference: 865 more words

Scars & Physical Ability

Diversity in the legal system

The UK legal system is an obvious white, male dominated society. Only 24% of court judges are currently women and even more shocking is that only 5% are from ethnic backgrounds. 298 more words


Speech of Hector Aleem for minority rights

Hector Aleem’s speech in “National Conference on the protection of Minorities in Pakistan: Issues, Challenges and way forward.” with MNA Mr. Akram Gill and Senator Ms. 97 more words

Hector Aleem

"The Not-So-Soft Racism of Tom Cotton": A Deliberate Divisive Form Of Racial Politics

Reagan adviser Lee Atwater:

Atwater: You start out in 1954 by saying, “N—–, n—–, n—–.” By 1968 you can’t say “n—–” — that hurts you.

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The letter ن - Recognising Middle Eastern minorities

This week for my Middle Eastern Culture course I had to write a blog post on a ‘cultural object’ in the Middle East – this is that same blog post. 579 more words

Middle East