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Pakistan and the Arab-Muslim Culture of Denial

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Pakistan and the Arab-Muslim Culture of Denial

by Salim Mansur
January 28, 2014, Gatestone Institute, New York

Since 9/11, Islamist culture is seen to be synonymous with violence, misogyny and a pathological hatred for others; and, ironically, it has made Muslims themselves its most numerous victims. “Impure,” or non-authentic Muslims, meant those whose Islam had been weakened by un-Islamic or non-Islamic values imported from the West, or contaminated by the Hindu culture of India.

Eventually political differences came to be viewed, by the measure ...

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COMPETING HUMAN RIGHTS IN CANADA

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Competing Human Rights in Canada

by Raheel Raza
January 16, 2014 at 4:00 am

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4132/human-rights-canada

Although Canada’s diversity is usually touted globally, a clash of rights is now playing itself out.

Even though the struggle for reasonable religious accommodation is not a new issue in Canada, this is the first time that the challenge of religious accommodation at a secular institution of higher education is being noted, and argued, by the media here.

In September 2013, at York University in Toronto, a male student whose ...

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