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March 2012

SNOWSTAR CONFERENCE – BACK TO HISTORY – FINDING ROUTES IN ROOTS

DATE : March 26, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

SnowStar Conference 2012 Back to History: Finding Routes in Roots April 12 – 14 Arden Park, Stratford, Ontario Religious traditions in our time are dealing with many changes in light of contemporary knowledge about the world and history. The contemplation of the future is only realistic when it is serious about the past. SnowStar gathers […]

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IHEU Hosts UN Seminar on Religion, Law, Democracy and Human Rights

DATE : March 15, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

On 14 March 2012 in conjunction with the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, IHEU hosted a panel discussion on Religion, Law, Democracy and Human Rights. The four panellists examined the extent to which the promotion of religious law is undermining democracy, civil law and human rights around the world. Raheel […]

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Plea to the Islamic States to do more to promote religious tolerance

DATE : March 15, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

In a joint statement with the Center for Inquiry today (14 March 2012) IHEU representative Raheel Raza, herself a Muslim human rights activist, spoke of the need for the Islamic states to do more to promote religious tolerance at home if are really concerned about hostility towards Muslims in the West. Here is Raheel’s speech […]

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COMMENT: Tomorrow we will be killed —Dr Mohammad Taqi

DATE : March 7, 2012 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

COMMENT: Tomorrow we will be killed —Dr Mohammad Taqi It is up to the Pakistani minorities — the Shia, Ahmediyya, Christians, Hindus, Sikhs — whether they want to continue to ask the enablers of genocide to intercede on their behalf or raise the issue on every international forum possible In his poignant account of the […]

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