Day: March 9, 2012

Holy Qur’an open house visits Portage

Source: Herald Leader – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association of Canada (AMYA) hosted a exhibition on the Holy Qur’an at Portage and District Library, Thursday, with the aim of promoting peace, condemning terrorism, and dispelling myths about Islam. Over the past 14 months AMYA has visited over 337,000 houses in […]

Revolutionary Love

Recently I went to a panel discussion that’s part of a series on Revolutionary Nonviolence organized by a coalition of groups, including Quakers and representatives of Occupy Philadelphia. There were supposed to be four panelists on this particular night, but the one representing “Faith Community-Based Nonviolent Action” could not make it — […]

Chinese President Stresses Stability in Tibet

President Hu Jintao on Friday stressed maintaining national integrity, ethnic unity and social stability in Tibet, and other Chinese leaders also joined with national legislators in panel discussions. During a panel discussion with legislators from the Tibet autonomous region at the ongoing parliamentary session, Hu urged the consolidation of foundation […]

Law to ensure human rights

Controversial clauses that permit detention, arrest or surveillance of suspects at specific places, without informing their families, have been partially revised in response to an outcry to curb possible abuses of public security measures, as the latest amendment to the Criminal Procedure Law is tabled for lawmakers to read. Read […]

The warped morality of middle class

Credit: Friday Times: Wasim Saroya of Selvenia n any society, the middle class is self consciously bound by a self-devised code of morality and has definite ideas about society and where it should be heading. Middle classes tend to be overly sensitive to how they are viewed and so their […]