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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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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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