Tag Archives: Culture

LGBT Progress Overshadowed by Abuses


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Austin Bryan, Managing Editor Last Modified: 00:23 a.m. EDT, 3 June 2015 NEW YORK – The second report ever released by the United Nations on protecting LGBT rights was published today by the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The report outlines steps for governments to take in stopping LGBT discrimination. […]

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Domestic Terrorist Kills Sikh Worshipers



Sikh Man Mourning, Photo by Roel Wijnants

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:51 PM EDT, 5 August 2012 Updated 14:20 pm EDT, 6 August 2012: According to USA Today, the man who fatally shot six people at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin was identified today as Army veteran Wade Michael Page, 40, pictured to the left, who washed out of the military […]

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Ramadan Kareem 2012 | Post Arab Springs



Ramadan Kareem, Photo by Bourne Bedweey

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:58 AM EDT, 20 July 2012 MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, & AFRICA – Across the globe 1 billion Muslims have begun to celebrate Ramadan 2012 which will start on Friday, the 20th of July and will continue until Saturday, the 18th of August. For the next 30 days, Muslims are required […]

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Waris Dirie | FGM vs Circumcision



Waris Dirie, Photo by One Young World v2

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 16:00 PM EDT, 3 May 2012 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is currently one of the most egregious women’s rights abuses occurring globally. It is a subject that is hard to discuss because of its intimate, sexual and graphic nature. However, it is exactly because of the life-long psychological and physical […]

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Africa’s Christians Under Attack


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Kenyan Woman Mourns 1997 Nairobi Bomb Blast Victims, Photo by Demosh

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:05 PM EDT, 30 April 2012 NAIROBI, Kenya – In recent months, across Africa, Christian sects have been under attack from extremist. On Sunday, 29 April 2012, a church in Ngara was bombed leaving one person confirmed dead and 16 others seriously injured. Although the US embassy warned of an […]

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