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Hekmat, Mansoor - Writings - Index
Hekmat, Mansoor
Writings of Mansoor Hekmat (1951-2002).
If This is Treason, I am Guilty
Boesak, Allan A.
Allan Boesak has been in the forefront of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa and has been increasingly recognized as a political as well as a religious leader. This collection of addresses...
A Lavish Bollywood Musical Is Fueling A Culture War In India
Qureshi, Bilal
Review of the controversial 2018 Bollywood film "Padmaavat". Qureshi summarises the politically charged campaign of misinformation and resulting sectarian violence that has dogged its release.
More Than the Troubles: A Common Sense View of Northern Ireland
Shivers, Lynn; Bowman, David
The authors argue that religion is only one of many factors stemming from differing traditional, cultural, and historical allegiances that separate the people of Northern Ireland.
Pakistan, hostage of the religious - The radical left in resistance
Rousset, Pierre
Radical leftists strive amid fundamentalist hostility in Pakistan where blasphemy is a serious charge with its roots in colonial religious divisions.
Trump, Namazie, Islam, Free Speech and the Left
Malik, Kenan
On the odd relationship that many on the left have with Islam. They view all Muslims as helpless victims, and regard any criticism of Islam as a form of bigotry.
Why I had to face down the bullies trying to silence my supposedly 'offensive' stance on Islam
Namazie, Maryam
This week marked the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris. The atrocity was a brutal attack not just on human life but also on the principle of free speech, one of the pillars of h...

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1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery
Wikipedia article
The 1688 Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery was the first protest against African-American slavery made by a religious body in the English colonies.