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2015/05/29 12:34
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WASHINGTON: A key U.S. Congressional committee has called for a public hearing on the rights and freedoms of religious minorities in India to be held early in June. The Tom Lantos Human Rights...
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2015/05/28 21:46
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... do not jail people for their opinions.” So insisted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in his April 27 interview with American journalist Charlie Rose. Zarif has since claimed he was...
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The U.S. Senate last week unanimously passed an amendment calling on the government to weigh a nation's religious freedom picture when conducting trade deals. "We believe every person should have...
2015/05/28 00:02
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Harvard University (Photo: Darren McCollester/Newsmakers) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A coalition of Asian-American organizations says the federal government should step in to change Harvard’s approach to...
2015/05/26 20:27
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Yat Michael Ruot, a Presbyterian pastor from South Sudan, was arrested after preaching in Sudan in December. Two Christian pastors from South Sudan who traveled north to Sudan and were arrested on...
2015/05/25 05:55
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BEIJING—U.S. allegations that six Chinese citizens stole trade secrets threatens to deal a fresh knock to relations between the world’s two largest economies, as the charges point to growing American...
2015/05/22 13:46
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President Obama will be among worshippers Friday evening at a Washington, D.C., synagogue to mark "Solidarity Sabbath," in which Jews and others around the world will stand against anti-Semitism. The...
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2015/05/22 04:36
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The Nigerian people are hospitable and hard-working, but they face huge problems, especially government corruption and incompetence, sectarian violence, and an almost total dependency on oil...
2015/05/20 22:25
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Before the Boston Redskins football team took the field for a game in 1933, every player smeared his face with red paint. The coach, William “Lone Star” Dietz, paced the sidelines while his headdress...
2015/05/20 21:25
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A group of more than 60 organizations has filed a complaint with the federal government claiming Harvard holds higher expectations for its Asian applicants than other minorities. The coalition is...
2015/05/18 23:22
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Yes, Duke professor has right to express his opinions – even if they’re wrong | News & Observer News & Observer May 18, 2015 Yes, Duke professor has right to express his opinions – even if they’re...
2015/05/18 06:15
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A coalition of Asian-American organizations says the federal government should step in to change Harvard's approach to admissions, accusing the university of racial discrimination. In a complaint...
2015/05/15 21:27
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California bill targets state's abortion-alternative pregnancy clinics SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- California medical clinics offering pregnant women alternatives to abortion may be forced to inform their...
2015/05/15 20:36
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The cover photograph on a new 232-page report outlining religious freedom violations around the world last year pretty much says it all. The image is of Yezidis of all ages walking on a sandy, dusty...
2015/05/15 19:48
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Asian Americans are complaining that Harvard University and other Ivy League schools are using racial quotas to admit other students instead of high-scoring Asians. More...
2015/05/14 13:14
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Religious freedom champion and former Congressman Frank Wolf warned a Harvard audience that freedom of conscience is endangered in the United States and conservative Christians may have to engage in...
2015/05/13 13:19
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ISLAMABAD — Gunmen stormed an overcrowded bus in Pakistan’s largest city Wednesday, killing more than 40 Shiite Muslims in an attack that raises even deeper concern about the reach of Islamist...
2015/05/12 21:59
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Even though the U.S. does not practise what it preaches, its report on religious freedom in India should not be pooh-poohed as the Indian government has done. “We take no cognisance of this report” …...
2015/05/12 20:22
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Persian Gulf nations unlikely to embrace democracy despite push from Obama | News & Observer News & Observer May 12, 2015 Persian Gulf nations unlikely to embrace democracy despite push from...
2015/05/12 08:36
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I landed in Abuja, Nigeria, Sunday evening as part of a delegation from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Liberty just as a thunder storm cleared the area. Perhaps this was symbolic...
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