Day: March 19, 2014

Wahhabism’s Deep Indian Roots

Source: The Conservative: For most Indians the word Wahhabi means Saudi Arabian fundamentalism. When told that Wahhabism has deep roots in the Indian sub-continent, the first response is usually denial often followed by claims that Indian Wahhabism was a British invention. Those who think that way would do well to […]

Musharraf’s case heading towards a Catastrophe!

By Saeed Qureshi Barring providential intervention, apparently Pakistan’s former strong man and president Musharraf is in deep waters. Justice Faisal Arab the head of the special court seems to be poised to send Musharraf either to gallows or long imprisonment for high treason charge. Musharraf’s decision to return to Pakistan […]

Matrix Cultures: In the Web of Life

Suppressed Histories: by Max Dashu — Matrix cultures are built on the natural fact that women bear and sustain life. So their social, economic and cultural organization follows kinship through mothers, logically enough, without having to be concerned about determining paternity, or enforcing patrilineage through a sexual double standard. All […]

Election: Ahmadiyah refugees have high hopes for change

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10 shameful ways the United States is failing to preserve basic human rights Recently, Human Rights Watch released its World Report evaluating each country’s human rights practices around the globe. The United States fared poorly in safeguarding the rights of its own population, with those hit hardest by abuse typically the most vulnerable in the society, including racial and ethnic groups, minorities, the poor, immigrants, prisoners […]