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Myanmar Minister Backs Two-Child Policy for Rohingya Minority
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(Reuters) – Myanmar’s Immigration Minister has expressed support for a controversial two-child limit on a Muslim minority group that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the United Nations call discriminatory and a violation of human rights.




Jimmy Carter: A Cruel and Unusual Record
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Revelations that top officials are targeting people to be assassinated abroad, including American citizens, are only the most recent, disturbing proof of how far our nation’s violation of human rights has extended.




The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Lockup Everyone
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(Via ComedyCentral)

The last thing Barack Obama did in 2011 was sign a bill that eliminates due process for anyone suspected of terrorism in America.




AlJazeera English: Footage Shows a Dead Muammar Gaddafi
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When NATO backed rebels entered Tripoli in late August, it spelled the end of the Gadaffi regime. His reported death today marks the symbolic end of the Gadaffi era. There is no shadow of a doubt that Gadaffi was a dictator, that much is clear from numerous human rights and amnesty reports.




Muslim woman thrown off bus in New Zealand for wearing veil
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Sameer Aljabri, the husband of one of the women, said he would lodge an official complaint with the Human Rights Commission on behalf of his wife, whom he would not name. She had been travelling with the couple’s one-year-old son in Auckland in May.




Geert Wilders, ‘Anti-Islamic’ Dutch Politican, Acquitted Of Hate Speech
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch populist politician Geert Wilders was acquitted of inciting hatred of Muslims in a court ruling on Thursday that may strengthen his political influence and exacerbate tensions over immigration policy.




Jewish and Muslim leaders join forces to combat xenophobia
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Russian and Ukrainian Jewish and Muslim leaders meet in Kiev to discuss rise in Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia as part of month-long European efforts to heighten awareness and fight racism, extremism and discrimination.




Why America Must Unequivocally Support the People’s Struggle for Liberty and Justice in the Middle-East
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“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”




John Esposito…On Muslims & West
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As Islam, Muslims and Islamophobia remain the words that resonate in the post 9/11 world, Professor John L. Esposito is a voice needed to be heard. Esposito, Professor of Religion and International Affairs, and Founding Director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, is one of the world’s most respected experts of Islam.




Connecticut Muslims told to remove headscarves at roller rink
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She says inside, a woman who identified herself as a manager, told them they would have to either remove their hijabs or wear helmets. She was told the rink has a policy prohibiting headwear.