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Uruguayan Heroism: The Plight of Refugees and Torture Victims

When reading the news, and, for that matter, posts on this blog, you might start to think that awfully little is done to help the people of this world who are in need. That, unfortunately, would probably be true. Still, … Continue reading

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Are Islamic Countries Violent, Extremist and Anti-Democratic?

“You don’t think the Justice system in Muslim countries is somehow more primitive or subjugates women more than in other countries?” That is a question a very confused CNN news anchor asked Reza Aslan, a writer and academic in the field … Continue reading

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How The Gaza Conflict Shows That Independent Press Doesn’t Exist

For a few weeks now, I have been thinking about whether or not I should write about the Gaza conflict. I decided not to, and because of that, this post be about the media in general, with the conflict between … Continue reading

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What Is Ramadan? A Simple Explanation For Non-Muslims

Only very few people have never heard of Ramadan, but that doesn’t mean that everyone actually understands it, or knows anything about it aside from the fact that Muslims might seem a little less active than usual. Still, since it is … Continue reading

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Insights From Bahrain #1

When you arrive in an Islamic country for the first time in your life, being warned by friends and family about the “terrible” things you will encounter, there are a couple of things you might end up expecting: hijabs and … Continue reading

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Bahrain? Can You Eat That?

Admittedly, it is very small, but I’m afraid to inform you that the answer to the title of this post is a very simple “no”. Perhaps you knew that, but chances are that you had never heard of Bahrain before. … Continue reading

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Is Islamophobia The New Anti-Semitism?

Although Anti-Semitism still exists, the situation of Jews has greatly improved compared to what it was like in previous centuries, and that is a great thing. But there is also a problem, and that is that society doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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