Day: November 1, 2012

Spreading the message of peace and belief

Source: Calgary Herald By Kathleen Renne, For Neighbours Published: Thursday, November 01, 2012 Mansoora Chaudhary is in something of a post-holiday frame of mind. Just last week, she, along with the rest of the Muslim world, celebrated Eid al-Adha, the celebration marking the end of the hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to […]

Burma considers citizenship for Rohingya Muslims

Source: The Telegraph Burma has acknowledged the persecution of its stateless Rohingya Muslim minority and is considering giving citizenship to thousands of members of the group as a first step to finding a solution to the conflict with local Rakhine Buddhists. The government’s search for a ‘win-win’ solution to the […]

Why American women need Obama

As election day looms, I know I’m not the only American woman biting her fingernails. We all care about who the next president will be, but for women the race is particularly anxiety-inducing. The difference between President Barack Obama and governor Mitt Romney on issues of gender can be measured […]

Pakistan says protects rights, West disagrees

Chicago Tribune: GENEVA (Reuters) – Pakistan, plagued by Islamists militancy, sectarian violence and frequent disasters that push its people deeper into poverty, told the United Nations on Tuesday it is a democratic and progressive state working to protect human rights. But Western countries and the normally anti-Western Belarus countered that […]