Category Archives: religion

Human Rights and Amnesty

Amnesty Inter­na­tion­al (AI) is a world­wide move­ment of peo­ple who cam­paign for inter­na­tion­al­ly rec­og­nized human rights. It is one of the fore­most insti­tu­tions, rec­og­nized world­wide, towards the fight for indi­vid­ual human rights. Why is it called “Amnesty”? The def­i­n­i­tion of “Amnesty” … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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US should not invade Pakistan

Fol­low­ing a state­ment by the US intel­li­gence chief that he believes Bin Laden is alive and hid­ing in Pak­istan, come fears that the White House may actu­al­ly con­sid­er raid­ing the Pak­istan trib­al areas to try to cap­ture Bin Laden. Some opin­ions … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Fittest vs. Fanatictest

After the Chris­t­ian fun­da­men­tal­ists’ ape-like antics dur­ing the Hin­du priest’s open­ing the Sen­ate morn­ing ses­sion, comes a more wor­ri­some por­tent. The Den­ver Post reports that evo­lu­tion­ary biol­o­gists and uni­ver­si­ty pro­fes­sors teach­ing evo­lu­tion have been receiv­ing death threats from a Chris­t­ian … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yearning for Sense…

Once an issue becomes a main­stream news item in India, you can be sure every major reli­gious group, polit­i­cal par­ty, stu­dent orga­ni­za­tion, and celebri­ty will have an opin­ion on it. After the Shiv Sena, it’s now the All India Minori­ties … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Knighthood to Rushdie may cause terrorism

Britain’s knight­hood to the author Salman Rushdie con­tributes to insult­ing Islam and may lead to ter­ror­ism, a Pak­istani min­is­ter has said. The min­is­ter in ques­tion is none oth­er than Zia-ul-Haq’s son, a well-known hard­lin­er. “Such actions are the root cause of ter­ror­ism”, Reli­gious Affairs Min­is­ter Ejaz-ul-Haq told par­lia­ment. The min­is­ter lat­er said he … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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