In 2002, Sisters in Islam wrote a letter to the editor in The Star, asking why the rights of those who publicly preach hate, injustice, discrimination, intolerance, and extremism are protected while the rights of other citizens who speak out for justice, equality, tolerance, respect, and moderation in Islam are denied?
Is Modi's belligerence and disproportionate use of force against Pakistan response or strategy?
2014/11/6, 2 Comments
Last week's unfortunate outburst of name-calling between the White House and the prime minister's office in Israel doesn't speak well for either President Obama or Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Is suicide bombing justified? Can women lead prayers? Is there a feminist interpretation of Islam?
Prospects of a second round of high-level inter-Korean talks seem to have dimmed as Seoul's date for the talks, Oct. 30, has come and gone.
Twenty-five million Pakistani children of school-going age are not currently enrolled in any educational institution.
Appointments to the Indonesian Cabinet certainly should take both professional and political considerations into account to establish a highly competent working team with strong political foundations. But the process of working out the best balance between the need to secure maximum policy effectiveness and the imperative of accommodating political realities is quite delicate and complex.