Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ramadan mubarak karim!

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Does Kurdish Independence become more realistic?

This article by Sirwan Kajjo on Carnegie Endowment treats the question if the rise of ISIS is in fact an opportunity for the Kurds in Iraq to move from being an autonomous region in the federal state of Iraq to … Continue reading

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An Egyptian Rapper Is Using Her Music to Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment

From policymic.com Find the original article here! “I realized all the male rappers must have a track in which they talk about girls and their clothes, blaming girls for everything happening around us,” said 19-year-old Mayam Mahmoud, an Egyptian rapper. … Continue reading

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Interview with persecuted young atheist in Erbil

 KURDISTAN A teenage school student from Erbil has made headlines after it was revealed that he was imprisoned in solitary confinement, severely tortured, simply for openly saying that he is an atheist. Ahmad Sherwan, 16, says he was first arrested last … Continue reading

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Islam, Saudi and apostasy

Does Islamic law really proscribe the death penalty for apostasy? an opinion by Mohamed Ghilan Just when we thought the term “terrorism” could not become more meaningless or manipulated, Saudi Arabia’s government seems to have proved us wrong by recently adding atheism under … Continue reading

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