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Minorities in Iraq's Kurdistan Push for Greater Political Voice

Minorities in Iraq's Kurdistan Push for Greater Political Voice

Kurdistan's Constitutional Committee meets to set up political councils to enshrine rights of ethnic and religious minorities and ensure their participation in Iraqi region's governance in Irbil, Aug. 10, 2015 (Sharon Behn/VOA). IRBIL, IRAQ (VOA) -- ... AINA, 3 weeks ago
Al Jazeera

UN Security Council holds first meeting on LGBT rights

Attacks by ISIL on sexual minorities have been discussed in the council for the first time in 70 years. The United Nations Security Council has discussed attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on sexual minorities, in the first ...
 Al Jazeera1 week ago United Nations Security Council discusses massacre of gays by ISIS  Examiner.com6 days ago Security Council, in Historic First, Discusses Gay, Lesbian Rights  Inter Press Service1 week ago ISIL attacks on sexual minorities on UN meeting agenda  Al Jazeera2 weeks ago
Sys-Con Italia

A Definable Case of Genocide: Islamic State's Ideology, Mission and Actions Toward Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Iraq

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 Christian News Wire1 month ago

Irvine Council Adopts In God We Trust for Council Chambers

At the same time the U.S. Supreme Court is telling Americans they have no right to religious freedom in regard to same-sex marriage, the Irvine City Council is doing the unthinkable, The Irvine City Council Tuesday night decided to emblazon In God ...
 California Political Review1 month ago

Appointment to Presidential Council for Minority Rights

The President has appointed Venerable Sik Kwang Sheng to the Presidential Council for Minority Rights with effect from 15 July 2015. 2 The new appointment is for a 3-year term. 3 Venerable Sik Kwang Sheng is presented with his Letter of ...
 Noodls1 month ago
The Local France

UN to meet in Paris over minorities hit by Isis

A UN conference on minorities persecuted by the Islamic State group will be held on September 8th in Paris, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Thursday. "I will preside with my Jordanian counterpart over a UN conference to draw ...
 The Local France4 days ago UN conference to discuss plight of minorities persecuted by IS  The Guardian Nigeria4 days ago
Irish Times

Four ways to end school discrimination against atheists and minority faiths

Despite apologies to Derek Walsh, the Government now supports two Bills that reinforce the right of State-funded schools to religiously discriminate Children have a right to attend inclusive public schools. Photograph: Michael Nugent Topics: ...
 Irish Times4 days ago
Al Jazeera

French minorities alarmed by far-right wins

French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia. Paris, France - It was an unprecedented breakthrough. France's far-right party, the National Front, won the vote in 11 cities in local elections ...
 Al Jazeera1 week ago
Japan Times

The dangerous rise of Buddhist chauvinism

The Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, composed no sutta to religious hatred or racial animus. And yet Buddhist chauvinism now threatens the democratic process in both Myanmar (Burma) and Sri Lanka. Some of the same Buddhist monks who braved Myanmar's ...
 Japan Times1 month ago The danger of Buddhist chauvinism  Livemint.com1 month ago Rise of Buddhist chauvinism  Kathmandu Post4 weeks ago

U.N. Security Council to meet on Islamic State gay attacks | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS Two men, one Iraqi and one Syrian, targeted by Islamic State for being gay will brief the United Nations Security Council on their experience as part of a bid by the United States and Chile to draw attention to the "brutal attacks" by ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago UN Security Council to meet on Islamic State gay attacks  Al Ahram2 weeks ago Gay men detail Islamic State anti-gay brutality in U.N. testimony  Metro Weekly6 days ago Islamic State throws gay people off high buildings, UN to hear  WA Today2 weeks ago
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