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By Yvonne Ridley I AM now home from Coxâ€™s Bazar on the `Bangladesh-Myanmar border and appreciate my surrounds like never before. I am sitting here in the secure knowledge that no one is going to threaten or drive me and my family from our home. It makes me feel warm and safe but it also makes me feel sad because it is a feeling that is denied to the Rohingya people.
By Yvonne Ridley I WAS determined not to write about the American president in this column but Donald Trump keeps saying and doing things which make it impossible to ignore, like some needy, spoiled brat that demands the attention of those around him.
Yvonne Ridley IT IS becoming increasingly clear that the view from this side of the Atlantic is quite different to what most Americans see but despite our differences - let's not go into the US destruction of our common language! - we remain in a special relationship, good friends and strong allies.
By Yvonne Ridley Calls to compensate the descendants of Britain's vile slave trade are always dismissed by Establishment figures as being too impractical but there are families in the UK who are still benefitting today from the slave economy.
By Yvonne Ridley I am really frustrated by the way Middle East despots and dictators trash human rights, commit war crimes and genocide while the rest of the largely male-dominated governments signed up to the United Nations look the other way.
Syed Jawed Anwar IF you watched the last two debates of Progressive Conservative (PC) Ontario and if you consider yourself an interviewer for the job of Premiership of Ontario, I believe no one will have any choice other than Doug Ford. You will find him ready and qualified for Premiership. Furthermore, he is the only one in the race who can defeat Kathleen Wynne.
By Yvonne Ridley WHILE orchestrating genocide against Jewish people, Heinrich Himmler would write home to his wife Margarete and daughter Gudrun portraying his day working for the Nazi regime during World War II as rather unremarkable and quite mundane.
Syed Jawed Anwar ONTARIO Liberal Party under Kathleen Wynneâ€™s leadership has been defeated badly in June 2018 Ontario Legislative Assembly election. She grabbed only seven out of 124 seats of the assembly. Progressive Conservative (PC) got 76 seats and formed majority government. She resigned from the party leadership, and this is the end of her era. Wynneâ€™s political activism starts when she changed her lifestyle.
Syed Jawed Anwar I was shocked when I heard the news that Tanya Granic Allen (a prominent activist against sex-ed curriculum and a candidate for last PC leadership race) was removed as Ontario PC party candidate by Doug Ford during June 2018 election campaign.
Omer Bin Abdullah blogger@chaiwhy A Satire on Pakistani Politics Maulana Fazalur Rahman of his eponymous faction of the Jamiat-e Ulema-i Islam (JUI-F) has come down for breakfast in a somber mood, if the word somber describes it. He has not even touched the once piping hot nihari and naan, and the halva and puree laid out by his host, Sen. Muhammad Talha Mahmood, the JUI-F deputy parliamentary leader in the Senate.
Omer Bin Abdullah blogger@chaiwhy Prof. T.N.T. Moungbein, chairman of the department of Other Worlds Studies, Muddleburg University, has invited Prof. Vahshat Nashaybaaz, chairman of the department of international studies, University of Streetsville, who specializes in Pakistan studies. The topic of discussion is â€œWill Liberalism Survive in Pakistan?â€
THE debate on the decriminalisation of homosexuality had not yet died down that the verdict resulting in decriminalisation of adultery has hit the headlines. So with the two â€œhistoricalâ€ verdicts in September 2018 on Homosexuality and Adultery, the corporatisation of Indian Legal System has almost reached its zenith.
Jawed Anwar LAURA Loomer, an American woman from Arizona, crossed the Canadian border to protest against ICNA Canadian Muslims convention in Mississauga held at Thanksgiving weekend. She came to protest against two American speakers Imam Siraj Wahhaj (previously Jeffrey Kearse) and Linda Sarsour attending the conference.
Jawed Anwar MARIJUANA, a member of the cannabis family, is legal and now available in the Canadian market for use as a recreational drug. Marijuana is a psychoactive drug that induces an altered state of consciousness. It is used to produce an altered state of consciousness for pleasure, by modifying perceptions, feelings, and emotions. When such a psychoactive drug enters the userâ€™s body, it induces an intoxicating effect.
Dr. Firoz Mahboob Kamal The greatest good deed Any good deed; building houses, hospitals, roads and industries for people, is definitely a good deed. Providing jobs, giving charity and protecting men and women from thieves and killers are also laudable good deeds. But the greatest good deed is to release people from the path of hell and guide them towards the path of paradise