Archive for December 5th, 2013

Rest In Peace Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
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Rest In Peace Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

“He is now resting. He is now at peace. Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father,”  South African President Jacob Zuma announced Thursday, December 5th of the Nelson Mandela. Mandela, the revered statesman who rose to political leadership after spending 27 years in a South African prison cell, died today at […]

Using Comics to Counter Islamophobia?
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Using Comics to Counter Islamophobia?

Depending on your socio-political views, you may choose to agree or disagree with me when I say: Islamophobia is in the air. Be it the USA, UK or even Myanmar, there are a good number of people out there who view Muslims as a community that is troublesome and refuses to integrate. In the midst […]

A Chinese ‘Death Star’ Moon Base?
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A Chinese ‘Death Star’ Moon Base?

A “Death Star” Chinese moon base? As strange as it might sound, that is in fact what reports coming out of China are saying. A recent article in the China Times has revealed that this week’s Long March-3B rocket launch was in fact part of a long term plan to set up a military base […]

Saudi Arabia Maintains Sentence of 20 Lashes To MAN For Beating Wife
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Saudi Arabia Maintains Sentence of 20 Lashes To MAN For Beating Wife

We hear a lot of news out of Sa`udi `Arabia that tells an all-too-common tale of women being oppressed by men. In many cases this is a very real phenomenon, that many Sa`udi women like myself will attest to in private, if not in public outside of the Kingdom. But this past September a court […]