Day: May 24, 2016

Virginity testing in Indonesia

Source. The Economist. WHEN Sri Rumiati joined the police, she had to take a virginity test. It was uncomfortable and humiliating, she recalls. Not to mention unscientific and irrelevant to police work. Ms Rumiati, who is now a commissioner, has campaigned to have such tests for female recruits abolished. Officially […]

Why Britain’s Ahmadis are worried

Source: Economist THE murder of a shopkeeper in Glasgow on March 24th has drawn attention to Britain’s relatively small and unknown community of Muslims called the Ahmadiyya. Asad Shah, who ran a flourishing newsagent’s in Scotland’s second city, was one of about 30,000 Ahmadis in Britain. He was killed by […]