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Pinkwashing

pinkwashing actually represents a term of art deployed to deceive and fabricate fallacious arguments about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

INTRODUCTION WHEN USED IN RELATION TO THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT, the word “pinkwashing” refers to Israel’s putatively dishonest abuse of its sterling record on LGBT human rights to conceal or “whitewash” its struggles with the Palestinians. Alleged to constitute an invidious “cover up”, pinkwashing actually represents a term of art deployed to deceive and fabricate fallacious arguments […]

Mixed messages, test delays hamper U.S. coronavirus response

Mixed messages, test delays hamper U.S. coronavirus response

Barely more than a handful of public health departments across the country are able to test for the novel virus, which began in China and has spread to at least 44 countries. The federal government has less than 10% of the protective masks required to protect healthcare workers and the public. And Washington still does not […]

Muslim cleric who hid Christians during attacks honored in the US

Muslim cleric who hid Christians during attacks honored in the US

(CNN) — The US government is honoring an 83-year-old Muslim cleric who hid 262 Christians in his home and mosque during an attack in central Nigeria. Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, along with four religious leaders from Sudan, Iraq, Brazil and Cyprus, were awarded the 2019 the International Religious Freedom Award, which is given to advocates of […]

A faith-based aid revolution in the Muslim world?

A faith-based aid revolution in the Muslim world?

Every year, somewhere between US$200 billion and $1 trillion are spent in “mandatory” alms and voluntary charity across the Muslim world, Islamic financial analysts estimate. At the low end of the estimate, this is 15 times more than global humanitarian aid contributions* in 2011. Islam requires Muslims to give a portion of their wealth to charity […]

Interfaith worshippers pray for Sri Lanka bombing victims

Interfaith worshippers pray for Sri Lanka bombing victims

The day after devastating, coordinated attacks claimed over 300 lives in Sri Lanka, a group of interfaith worshippers gathered to offer prayers for the victims and their families. Muslims, Christians, Jews and members of other faiths gathered Monday evening for a sunset memorial service to remember the victims and survivors of the Easter Sunday terrorist […]

Pope, top Sunni imam condemn Sri Lanka bombings

Pope and top Sunni imam condemn Sri Lanka bombings

Francis denounces ‘cruel violence’ of Easter Day attacks at churches and hotels; head of Egypt’s al-Azhar Mosque says terrorists’ actions go against all religious teachings The head of the Catholic Church and the imam of Sunni Islam’s leading mosque both condemned the Sri Lankan terrorist bombings Sunday that left more than 200 dead and hundreds […]