Archive for August 16th, 2012

Ruminating on sermons

August 16, 2012
Aly Zaker
Ruminating on sermons

I was in my village home on the night of Shab-e-Barat. This is a very important night for the Muslims of this sub-continent. I was once told by an Arab friend that there was no such thing as Lailatul Barat observed in any part of the Arab world.
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The Burmese hustle: Human rights treaties and the Rohingya question

August 16, 2012
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
The Burmese hustle: Human rights treaties and the Rohingya question

Human rights treaties have become an instinctive marker for a country‚Äôs ability to uphold human rights, and be considered a ‚Äúdeveloped‚ÄĚ country to fit into the fraternity of civilized states.
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