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Religious Minorities in Pakistan: Constitutional Rights and Access to Judicial System

This research report was written for the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) in 2013. 

This study, which was co-written by Yasmin Qureshi, sought to examine social and legal aspects impacting on the freedom of religion of the minorities in Pakistan. 53 more words

Pakistan

New Measles Case Reported in Oklahoma

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measles was effectively wiped out in the U.S. in 2000. From the CDC website: “The United States was able to eliminate measles because it has a highly effective measles vaccine, a strong vaccination program that achieves high vaccine coverage in children, and a strong public health system for detecting and responding to measles cases and outbreaks.” 356 more words

Health Policy

Search Engine Algorithms and A.I.

“Google’s investment in artificial intelligence does more than just create better search results; it allows Google’s engineers to make constant algorithm changes right under our noses. 17 more words

Index And Archive

Kelantan Hudud Enactment Betrayal of Malaysia Agreement

PRESS STATEMENT

SABAH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

Press Statement
Press Statement on Kelantans Shariah Criminal Code II Enactment 1993 (amended 2015) passed by the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly on 19 March 2015 (“Kelantan’s Hudud Enactment”) 843 more words

Legal Issues

The government of British Columbia is cracking down on highway driver's.... driving too slowly.

New legislation will increase the power police have to pull over drivers who are obstructing the left or “passing lane” of a highway:

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/metro/give+police+power+penalize+left+lane+hogs/10855536/story.html

As it stands now, there is already a $109 fine for driving in the left lane slow enough to obstruct traffic. 175 more words

Lawyer

A Critical Review of Devolution Issues in Sri Lanka and India

Neville Laduwahetty, courtesy of The Island, March 2015

The Island Editorial of March 16, 2015 quotes Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran as having stated as follows during Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Jaffna: “Thirteenth Amendment can never be the final solution. 2,088 more words

Sri Lankan Society

Did Members Of Congress Violate The Law By Receiving Briefings From Israel's Spying?

In a recent article, the Wall Street Journal reported that Israel spied on the U.S. negotiations with Iran.  They reported that Israel intercepted classified material dealing with the negotiations.  947 more words

Politics