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    1. Presidential Events Around the Country Are Being Opened by Vetted Prayers

      In a little-noticed development, President Barack Obama's town halls and speaking events around the country are being opened with invocations from invited clergy. Yesterday's U.S. News & World Report says that in an unprecedented move, the White House is not only asking clergy who are recommended by local politicians to deliver opening prayers, but is requiring vetting of the text with the White House Office of Public Liaison before it is delivered. The practice has so far not engendered controversy because the prayer is delivered before the President arrives at the event, and before cable television begins its coverage.At least three recent events have followed this pattern: a town hall in Elkhart, Indiana; a speech in Ft. Myers, Florida on the stimulus bill; and an appearance near Phoenix (AZ) to unveil the mortgage bailout plan. At the Phoenix event, the invocation was delivered by a member of the Tohono O'odham Nation. He was ...
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    2. Rights Group Charges Continued Religious Infringements At Guantanamo

      The Center for Constitutional Rights on Monday released a report titled Conditions of Confinement at Guantanamo: Still in Violation of the Law. The report focuses on conditions during January and February of 2009, saying in part:The men detained at Guantánamo continue to suffer from religious humiliation and the inability to engage in religious practices. Continued religious abuses include the invasion of privacy and unnecessary forced nudity, the denial of ...
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    3. Supreme Court Ruling In Utah Religious Symbols Case Unlikely To Be Final Word, Says Americans United

      The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that a Utah community does not have to erect a religious code from a group called Summum in a public park where the Ten Commandments are displayed. Americans United for Separation of Church and State said the court made the right decision but urged that all...
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    4. The Systematic Persecution for the Minorities in Bangladesh

      RaniI Santayana, Ph.D. The statement aims to reveal a rough scenario of the continuing different institutional persecution on the grounds of religion and ethnicity. Simultaneously to alert the civilised Nations of the systematic rapid increasing of radical Islamic extremism, who steadily aimed to cleanse the 14 mln. Hindu, Christian, Buddhist and other tribes, the religious minorities, [...]
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    5. The amazing anti-India syllabus of Pak madrassas

      The IB report, which is based on textbooks from madrasas and the interrogation of several arrested terror suspects including those involved in the Mumbai terror attacks, says that the number of such "anti-India madrasas" is on the rise. In the 1965 war, Pakistan conquered several areas of India and staring at a certain defeat, New Delhi [Images] requested the United Nations to arrange for a ceasefire. During the 1971 war ...
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    6. More than a month still no charge or arrest of Police suspected murderers of A. Kugan

      HINDRAF condemns the lacklustre attitude taken by UMNO led government and the AG's office in prosecuting the police suspected murderers of A. Kugan. A. Kugan was murdered on January 20, 2008 in police custody and to date more than a month, no charge or arrest has been made on a single policeman.In all fairness and justice, A. Kugan is as much as a Malaysian as any other Malaysian ...
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    7. Supreme Court Should Strike Down Display Of Cross On Federal Land In California, Says Americans United

      The U.S. Supreme Court should use a new controversy over a cross on park land in California to make it clear that government has no right to display religious symbols, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The court today announced it will hear Salazar v. Buono, a legal battle...
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    8. Victims of brutality: Women in Bangladesh

      United Nation has titled “Women and men united to end violence against women and girls” the theme for International women’s day 2009.  International women’s day was started as a political event and blended in the culture in many countries of the world. Only 24 women have been elected heads of state or government in this [...]
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    9. Anti-Radical, Pro-Peace Muslim Journalist Savaged in Broad Daylight

      Dhaka, Bangladesh—At 10am today, local time, internationally-acclaimed journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, was attacked as he was working in the office of his newspaper, Weekly Blitz, by “a gang of thugs” claiming to be from Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League.  I spoke by telephone with Choudhury as he awaited medical treatment for eye, neck, and other [...]
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