Day: December 16, 2017

Human Rights Not Yet Protected in Indonesia

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 8:56 am Press Release: Asian Human Rights Commission Human Rights Merely Acknowledged, Not Yet Protected in Indonesia On the occasion of international human rights day, the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) observes the major human rights issues of concern in Indonesia. Impunity and a fragile criminal […]

It’s time for a sexual counterrevolution

Source: Religion News Service By Tom Krattenmaker | December 14, 2017 (RNS) — After radio host Garrison Keillor was dumped from his media throne for sexual misconduct, a friend of mine quipped on Facebook, “Are there any old famous dudes who haven’t been sexually gross?” They are fewer by the day. With idols […]

Counterterror chief: Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric makes job more difficult

Source: CNN By Jim Sciutto and Zachary Cohen, CNN Washington (CNN)Recent anti-Muslim rhetoric from President Donald Trump and administration policies such as the travel ban are making counterterrorism “more difficult,” according to outgoing National Counterterrorism Center Director Nick Rasmussen. Speaking during an on-the-record interview Wednesday, Rasmussen said, “I don’t think it’s arguable it’s […]