Source: The Daily Beast By Asra Q. Nomani, 5 January 2016 From mass executions to ISIS and the San Bernardino attack, the manifestations of Saudi Arabia’s Salafi extremism are everywhere—and […]
Four Reasons Why Quran’s Charter of Human Rights Goes Beyond the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
For The Muslim Times by Dr. Abdul Alim: On December 8, 2015 King Abdullah of Jordan spoke to Charlie Rose about the possibility of a Third World War. On December […]
Source: The Guardian By Hicham Yezza It’s the stuff of farce. A Muslim postgraduate student of counter-terrorism, spotted reading a textbook entitled Terrorism Studies in the library, isaccused by his own […]
Reuters International DEC 22, 2015 – SWISSINFO.CH By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that a Saudi-led coalition’s military campaign in Yemen appeared to be responsible for a “disproportionate amount” of attacks on civilian areas. Speaking […]
Palestinian families hope for justice at ICC A group of cases related to Israel’s 2014 war on Gaza were recently submitted to the International Criminal Court. Creede Newton | 18 […]
By Kamran Yousaf; Published: December 14, 2015 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India are likely to rely on ‘secret diplomacy’ to broker an elusive deal on the longstanding Kashmir dispute in a move that emulates the path adopted by the Musharraf-Manmohan administrations to find an ‘out of box’ solution to the […]
By Rabia Ali Published: December 10, 2015 PHOTO: AFP KARACHI: Pakistan is trying to do more for human rights but international covenants of United Nations have not been practically implemented. Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) chairperson Zohra Yusuf pointed this out while talking to The Express Tribune. Today’s Human Rights […]
By swissinfo.ch and agencies DEC 8, 2015 – 16:26 European Court of Human Rights found that the Swiss authorities’ action had been justified (Keystone) The European Court of Human Rights has decided that the Swiss authorities did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights when it expelled an 18-year-old […]
Today is Human Rights Day. Let us join hands to dump Trump, to ensure rights of a billion Muslims to travel
See the faces of Syrian refugees, can you ban their travel? A friend of refugees, Angela Merkel is declared person of the year 2015 by the Time magazine
3 comments A Supreme Court of Pakistan bench on Tuesday denied bail to the publisher of Al-Fazl, a 102-year-old Ahmadiyya publication, who is behind bars for three years on blasphemy and terrorism charges. The bench headed by Justice Sardar Asif Saeed Khosa directed the prosecution to submit a challan in […]
Source: The Guardian By Owen Jones The Republican presidential frontrunner’s call to stop Muslims from entering the US adds to mounting Islamophobia. He’s no longer a clown but a serious […]
Source: The Irish Times Northern Ireland’s Catholic bishops have declared themselves “profoundly shocked and disturbed” by words used by a Belfast High Court judge in a landmark abortion ruling. Mr […]
Source: Buzz feed news Northern Ireland’s abortion law is “incompatible with human rights”, the High Court in Belfast ruled on Monday, potentially allowing women access to terminations in cases of […]
By Farrukh Khan Pitafi Published: November 27, 2015 The writer is an Islamabad-based TV journalist and tweets @FarrukhKPitafi Ishtiaq Ahmed, author of hundreds of children’s books, died this month. What struck me after hearing the news was the sheer number of admirers I came across on social media that day, […]
ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION November 28, 2015 The world had hardly come to terms with the shock and horror of the burning down of a chipboard factory by an enraged mob led by misanthropic mullahs when news has emerged of another attack. This time an Ahmadi Muslim mosque in Kala […]
How does the prohibition of burqa dress fit in with pluralism, and does it stem from an undercurrent of prejudice?
Bigotry veiled as liberation Source: Middle East Eye By Adam Walker Earlier this month, the European court of human rights (ECHR) issued a judgment in which it rejected a challenge to the controversial 2011 French law banning the wearing of face veils in public. The ruling has since sparked […]
Nov 22, 2015 Khaled Almaeena Khaled Almaeena The Paris attacks that killed 130 people and injured hundreds of others are still capturing headlines. They also occupy the top spot in social media the world over. The attack came days after suicide bombers blew up about 40 people in a Beirut […]
Weeks from the Charter for Compassion launch, Karen Armstrong looks at religion’s role in the 21st century: Will its dogmas divide us? Or will it unite us for common good? […]
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Source: NY Times By David Brooks Just once I’d like to have a college student come up to me and say, “I really wanted to major in accounting, but my parents […]