Reading Seyyed Hosein Nasr’s biography – In Search of the Sacred – is an incredible experience. I’m still reading, but one story I really loved was when his father turned down an offer to become a minister. 141 more words
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Joint statement by NGOs, human rights groups at UN Human Rights Council condemns 1988 massacre in Iran
A joint statement was issued on 13 September by five NGOs with “U.N. consultative status” and five human rights organizations at the thirty-third session of the U.N. 600 more words
Cabinet ‘vetting’ is the PM’s job
Re: A question of origin, Sept. 23.
While it certainly comes as a surprise that the birthplace of Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef turns out to be in Iran and not Afghanistan – and that she was unaware, especially considering how prominently it has been showcased – I, for one, consider her explanation reasonable. 655 more words