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PONDERING PAKISTANI POLITICS By Raheel Raza

As Pakistanis are hunkering down for an election in which for the first time in 65 years, one elected government will hand over power to another elected government, I’ve been watching from afar and thinking about what we’ve seen unfold … Continue reading

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Report on the activities of the IHEU Geneva representatives to the UN Human Rights Council January 2012 – March 2013

Report on the activities of the IHEU Geneva representatives to the UN Human Rights Council January 2012 – March 2013 Highlights The team now represent not only IHEU but Center for Inquiry and the British Humanist Association Increased size and … Continue reading

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Human rights imperiled in Pakistan

Raheel Raza, Special to QMI AGENCY First posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 09:02 PM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 09:12 PM EDT A Hindu boy stands near his mother and family who are living under a bridge in … Continue reading

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THE MUSLIM NEW YEAR – A TIME FOR REFLECTION By Raheel Raza

” Today, Muslims look upon the incident at Karbala as an example of good over evil; of justice over injustice; of truth over falsehood and of bravery over cowardice. ”                                                               While most cultures and religions ring in their new year … Continue reading

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REVIEW OF MUSLIMS FACING TOMORROW LAUNCH

Fighting To Be Heard October 16, 2012 by expatlogue The description of the past cannot be the prescription for the future I attended the launch of the Council of Muslims Facing Tomorrow at the invitation of Raheel Raza, journalist, author, public … Continue reading

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Media Must Take Lead in Dismantling the Falsehood that Anti-Muslim Film Was a Jewish Project By Rabbi Abraham Cooper Simon Wiesenthal Center

Published in Pakistan Link, Friday September 21, 2012  “Innocence of Muslims” is a poorly produced anti-Islam film that has been used to fuel protests and violence on American diplomatic postings in Libya, Egypt and Yemen, leaving our ambassador to Libya, … Continue reading

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Xenophobia and Religious Intolerance in Islamic Societies Is a Result of Deliberate Misinterpretation of Islamic Scriptures, Sultan Shahin Tells UNHRC

Full Text of the Oral Statement by Sultan Shahin, Editor, New Age Islam Uniited Nations Human Rights Council, 21st session, Geneva – 10 — 28 September 2012 Agenda item 3: Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based … Continue reading

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