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NYPD Finally Shuts Down Controversial Surveillance Program That Spied On Muslims

Source: The Huffington Post The Huffington Post | by Inae Oh The New York Police Department has shut down its controversial Muslim surveillance program. The New York Times reports the…

Who speaks for the voiceless?

By Leonard Pitts Jr., who is a columnist for the Miami Herald Who speaks for Ghanson Debrosse? Before he was born, many people did. Anti-abortion groups did. Churches did. Protesters did.…

Roger Waters: Why I must speak out on Israel, Palestine and BDS

Source: Salon.com Seventy years ago, my father – 2nd Lt. Eric Fletcher Waters – died in Italy fighting the Nazis. He was a committed pacifist, and a conscientious objector at the start…

Two cheers for human rights

Continue reading the main story in BBC Should the English have a say on Scottish independence? (Roger Scruton) Why I don’t tweet (Adam Gopnik) Good sport, bad sport (AG) The…

The task of protecting India’s child cotton pickers

Source: BBC By John NealProducer, You and Yours, BBC Radio 4 Some 400,000 children work on cotton farms across India Related Stories Uzbekistan: Traffic offenders ‘forced to pick cotton’ Exploited…

আহমদীদের রাষ্ট্রীয় ভাবে অমুসলিম ঘোষণা ও এর পরিণাম-বাস্তবতার নিরীখে : Declaring Ahmadis Non-Muslim by State and Its Consequences – A Reality Study (in Bengali)

Source: Ahoban.org Speech by Ahmad Tabshir Chowdhury during Jalsa Salana Bangladesh, Feb 9, 2014 আহমদীদের রাষ্ট্রীয় ভাবে অমুসলিম ঘোষণা ও এর পরিণামঃ বাস্তবতার নিরীখে আমার বক্তব্য বিষয় “আহমদীদের রাষ্ট্রীয় ভাবে…

OIC seeks rights debates based on Islamic values

  In a statement issued at the fourth session of the OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC), on Sunday here, Madani said that current international human rights laws are…

International Conference Human Rights Crisis in South Asia Marginalization & Persecution of Minorities, Today

Courtesy: Jari Khan, Texas    …

UN panel confronts Vatican on child sex abuse by clergy

Epigraph: Then We caused Our Messengers to follow in their footsteps; and We caused Jesus, son of Mary, to follow them, and We gave him the Gospel. And We placed…

Innocent Muslims subject to outrageous persecution at Gitmo: Analyst

CTV: Inmates in the US-held notorious Guantanamo Prison are facing one of the most outrageous persecutions in history, an analyst tells Press TV in an interview. “It is one of…

BANGLADESH I am sorry

Courtesy: http://www.thedailystar.net Faheem Younus I was born in Pakistan, a few months before the war which resulted in the creation of Bangladesh on December 16, 1971. And it was only after…

Former execs tweet reminder to use free speech responsibly

By Ahmed Khan: He received his BSc in Computer Science from University of Maryland Baltimore County and works as an IT Consultant in Oshkosh. Originally Published in The Northwestern Imagine going on a…

Two cheers for human rights

Source: BBC Human rights are important, but they will never be a solution to ending conflict, writes John Gray. When we hear reports of nightmarish atrocities being committed in Syria,…

Are Human Rights Compatible with Islamic Values?

Source: The Huffington Post By Ghazala Salam: Community and Government Relations Director for the Council on American Islamic Relations Florida, Inc. In the words of Prophet Muhammad: “You do not truly…

Canada: Quebec Politician Calls to Ban Circumcision

Arutz Sheva: Israel National News Leading candidate of the Quebec Separatist Party calls to remove the word ‘Jewish’ from the Jewish Hospital of Montreal, ban circumcision. Tania Longpre, a leading…

Jews and Muslims Speak Out Against Controversial Quebec Bill

Arutz Sheva, Israel: Jewish and Muslim groups in Quebec denounce bill that would ban religious symbols in governmental offices, agencies and institutions. Jewish and Muslim groups in the Canadian province…

OUR FOUNDING FATHERS INCLUDED ISLAM -111-DENISE SPELLBERG

VIEW : Our Founding Fathers included Islam — III — Denise Spellberg Thomas Jefferson would be the first in the history of American politics to suffer the false charge of being…

EU Immigration: Only the Rich Are Welcome

Source: Spiegel International Hundreds of poverty-stricken refugees are drowning in the Mediterranean, while at the same time, many European Union member states issue residence permits to wealthy Chinese, Arabs and…

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