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Myanmar’s Outcasts

January 30th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

The image of a smiling Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receiving flowers from her supporters is a powerful message of freedom and optimism in Myanmar, the symbol of democracy in a country which has known nothing but authoritarian oppression for decades.

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Jesus Garcia-Luengos

Researcher, Institute of Studies on Conflict and Humanitarian Action

November 11th, 2011, Civil Society, Development, English, Europe, French, Law and Human Rights, Madrid, North Africa and Middle East, Spain, Spanish, Subsaharan Africa, Think tank/Research center

Jesus Garcia-Luengos is a researcher at Spain’s Institute of Studies on Conflict and Humanitarian Action (Iecah). He is an expert in evaluation and monitoring of development and humanitarian projects, quality control and report reviews.

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Human rights group criticizes Sharia in Indonesia

December 1st, 2010, Media Alerts

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – The use of Islamic law in the Indonesian province of Aceh has resulted in widespread human rights abuses according to Human Rights Watch.

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A Muslim’s Plea for Gay Rights

September 22nd, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about how much my people are under attack in America today. The thing is, though, as an American Muslim, I don’t really feel under attack. Annoyed? Sure. But attacked? No.

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A Muslim's Plea for Gay Rights

September 22nd, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about how much my people are under attack in America today. The thing is, though, as an American Muslim, I don’t really feel under attack. Annoyed? Sure. But attacked? No.

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Mona Parsa

Immigration Attorney and International Relations Specialist

August 4th, 2010, Civil Society, English, Farsi, Journalist/Commentator, Laguna Niguel, Law, Law and Human Rights, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Religion, Subsaharan Africa, USA

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Served as a researcher for the U.S. Commission on International Freedom (USCIRF) in Washington, DC, where she assisted in monitoring human rights and religious freedom developments in various middle eastern and african countries

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