Day: May 18, 2015

Getting Ready to Tackle Islamophobia

Epigraph: Article 1. • All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights   Robert Chardon tweeted the extreme view as part of a […]

470. Commandment – And thus have We made you an exalted nation, that you may be guardians over men, and the Messenger of God may be a guardian over you

470. Commandment – And thus have We made you an exalted nation, that you may be guardians over men, and the Messenger of God may be a guardian over you [2:144] And thus have We made you an exalted nation, that you may be guardians over men, and the Messenger of God may be a […]

10 of the best museums in Europe

Museum Kampa, Prague A line of yellow penguins and a group of giant, faceless crawling babies marks the site of Museum Kampa, a modern art gallery on Prague’s leafy Kampa Island. The giant babies – by Czech sculptor David Černý – and the surreal penguins,which glow brightly at night, are […]

Aung San Suu Kyi is a bust

There was so much hope for her as a moral leader in Myanmar, but power (or politics) has changed her ZAFAR SOBHAN 03.23.15 TOMAS MUNITA/THE NEW YORK TIMES In the face of scathing criticism from international human rights groups, supporters of the sainted Aung San Suu Kyi are left with […]