Day: December 23, 2011

Legal Aid Clinics Help Rural Women

Mananjary — Legal aid clinics are playing an important role during Madagascar’s current political and economic crisis, especially for poverty-hit rural women who are under-served by the country’s ailing judicial system. In the southeast of Madagascar, women’s rights used to be defended in special village councils, called ‘anakavy amin-dreny’ (the […]

The gift …

Nasrudin was on his way to the palace carrying a sack of potatoes. As he crossed a village on the way A local man asked him, “Where are you going?” “I’m taking this gift of potatoes to the new ruler,” Nasrudin replied. “What?” the man said. “That’s not a suitable […]

Jalsa Salana Qadian

The 120th Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) Qadian, India is being held on 26th, 27th & 28th December, 2011 at Qadian, Punjab, India.  The Supreme Head of the Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the Khalifatul Massih V is expected to deliver the Concluding Speech and lead the Silent Prayer (dua) […]

Helena Guergis sues Canadian P.M.

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/politics/article/1106193–helena-guergis-sues-prime-minister?bn=1 OTTAWA—Former cabinet minister Helena Guergis is suing Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Conservative Party of Canada and two former cabinet colleagues for $1.3 million, alleging she was falsely accused of cocaine use, extortion and associating with hookers in a conspiracy to chase her from politics. Guergis, the former MP […]

Becoming all-American Muslims

The first bridge is to the influence-centers of American society. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, there were hardly any Muslims on television saying, “What you just saw was not Islam, it was just evil.” That’s not because Muslims weren’t thinking those things, it’s just that very few of us […]