Day: June 20, 2014

America does not learn

June 20, 2014 Opinion & Analysis Yuram Abdullah Weiler With militants controlling Mosul, Tikrit and Fallujah, and lobbing mortar rounds into Baghdad International Airport, the US is preparing its Baghdad embassy personnel for rapid evacuation in a manner reminiscent of the hasty departure from Saigon in 1975. Meanwhile, Iran has […]

Diabetes gene ‘raises risk tenfold’

Source: BBC News A genetic susceptibility that gives a tenfold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes has been discovered. The gene mutation, found in the population of Greenland, will give clues to the different causes of the condition, say Danish scientists. The research, published in Nature, adds to evidence genetics […]

Diabetes gene 'raises risk tenfold'

Source: BBC News A genetic susceptibility that gives a tenfold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes has been discovered. The gene mutation, found in the population of Greenland, will give clues to the different causes of the condition, say Danish scientists. The research, published in Nature, adds to evidence genetics […]

Confucius and the Age of Anxiety

Source: The Huffington Post By Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder Confucius points to the Noble Person, chün tzu, as the epitome of human development, a person of moral goodness who is described as having fulfilled a variety of the salient Confucian virtues including goodness, jen, righteousness, i, […]

I Won’t Apologize for Being Muslim

Huff Post: by Sarah Harvard — The Benghazi quasi-controversy took an ugly turn at a recent panel on the issue conducted by the Heritage Foundation, when prominent anti-Islam activist Brigitte Gabriel decried “180 million to 300 million Muslims’ quest for the destruction and dominance of Western civilization” — comments that […]

I Won't Apologize for Being Muslim

Huff Post: by Sarah Harvard — The Benghazi quasi-controversy took an ugly turn at a recent panel on the issue conducted by the Heritage Foundation, when prominent anti-Islam activist Brigitte Gabriel decried “180 million to 300 million Muslims’ quest for the destruction and dominance of Western civilization” — comments that […]

PAKISTAN: An Editor’s life under serious threat following the publication of an autobiography of an Ahmadi Judge

Asian Human Rights Commission — Dear friends, The  Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that an editor and publisher is facing serious threats to his life from Muslim militants for publishing an autobiography of a retired judge of the Lahore High Court who hails from the Ahmadi sect.   According to […]

PAKISTAN: An Editor's life under serious threat following the publication of an autobiography of an Ahmadi Judge

Asian Human Rights Commission — Dear friends, The  Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that an editor and publisher is facing serious threats to his life from Muslim militants for publishing an autobiography of a retired judge of the Lahore High Court who hails from the Ahmadi sect.   According to […]

Persecuted Ahmadis seek shelter in China

Dawn.com —- Beijing: Fleeing discrimination and violence, members of the Ahmadiyya community have abandoned their homes in Pakistan to find an unlikely refuge in China. “Every day I heard the sound of guns,” said a 37-year-old surnamed Saeed of his former home Lahore. “We prayed every day, because we felt […]