Americas

Haiti faces major challenges two years on

by Samuel Jaberg, swissinfo.ch Political paralysis, a lack of leadership among the international community and a cholera epidemic continue to plague Haiti two years after a devastating earthquake. An estimated 1.5 million people lost their homes following the quake on January 12, 2010, which killed almost 250,000 people. Half a […]

How to stop Honour Killing of Muslim women

Source / Courtesy: Whig Standard Alia Hogben, January 7, 2012 Till we honestly talk about the values underpinning tribal patriarchy and their pervasive influence, our women and girls will continue to suffer simply because they are of the wrong gender. To have this focus does not diminish the suffering of […]

A ‘historic partnership’ with the devil

By LAWRENCE DAVIDSON, ARABNEWS The announcement came from the mayor’s office of New York City (NYC) on Dec. 19, 2011 in the form of an 11-page declaration. It begins: “Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Cornell University President David J. Skorton and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology President Peretz Lavie today announced an […]