Law

Kansas lawmakers pass anti-Islamic law measure

Source: USA Today. TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A bill designed to prevent Kansas courts or government agencies from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes has cleared the state Legislature after a contentious debate about whether the measure upholds American values or appeals to prejudice against Muslims. […]

Thou shalt not follow

Source: Dawn Author: Laeeq Khan It is not the herd of sheep I am referring to as I write today. It is also not the extraordinary intelligent few amongst us that are the subject of my writing here. Instead the attention is drawn to the ordinary, simple and often gullible […]

Acid attacks and Pakistani schizophrenia

Dawn.com I’m not particularly interested in the Oscars.  Surprising really as I have recently taken to making films myself, but the Oscar winning films are often of little interest (Inception and Inglorious Bastards are rare exceptions).  My ears pricked up however, when news trickled through that there had been a […]

Australian children to be sterilized without parental consent under new eugenics law

(NaturalNews) If you have ever seen the famous 1975 movieOne Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, you likely recall several disturbing scenes in which mental health patients are given frontal-lobe lobotomies, or the iconic scene where actor Jack Nicholson’s character undergoes electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Today, these horrific forms of so-called mental […]

Chinese President Stresses Stability in Tibet

President Hu Jintao on Friday stressed maintaining national integrity, ethnic unity and social stability in Tibet, and other Chinese leaders also joined with national legislators in panel discussions. During a panel discussion with legislators from the Tibet autonomous region at the ongoing parliamentary session, Hu urged the consolidation of foundation […]

Law to ensure human rights

Controversial clauses that permit detention, arrest or surveillance of suspects at specific places, without informing their families, have been partially revised in response to an outcry to curb possible abuses of public security measures, as the latest amendment to the Criminal Procedure Law is tabled for lawmakers to read. Read […]