Day: May 26, 2012

China hits back on U.S. human rights

Beijing, China (CNN) — China criticized a “woeful” human rights record in the United States on Friday, a day after a U.S. report said Beijing’s own record is getting worse, with harsh crackdowns on dissidents. “The United States’ tarnished human rights record has left it in no state — whether […]

Religious Intolerance in Indonesia

“And the Ahmadiyya Muslim community is perhaps the most persecuted of all”. Benedict Rogers (East Asia Team Leader at Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Deputy Chair of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission) Source: A Christian, a Muslim and an atheist sounds like the beginning of joke. Instead, it could the beginning […]

Who decides?

The Express Tribune: Let’s temporarily come out of our latest feverish national dilemmas — whether the final word would be spoken by an elected or an unelected functionary of the state in the matter of the prime minister’s disqualification — and consider the significance of this question in other areas of our […]