December 7, 2019

OPINION: Sexualized violence as a weapon of war

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By Melissa Martin Rape of females has been an aspect of war as long as war has existed, but only in recent years has rape in war been acknowledged as a weapon. The United Nations Human Rights Commission passed a resolution identifying rape as a war crime in 1993.  Sexual assault in the United States […]

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honor

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By Joshua Berlinger, From CNN Story highlights “Our reputation is tarnished by honoring those who turn a blind eye to violence,” the Oxford City Council said Suu Kyi’s handling of the Rohingya crisis has been roundly criticized by the West (CNN)Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of an award by […]

Dalai Lama says ‘okay’ to gay marriage

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By Antonia Molloy From Belfast Telegraph WASHINGTON, DC – The Dalai Lama speaks during a meetng with U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner at the U.S. Capitol March 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Dalai Lama is scheduled to meet with members of the U.S. Senate later in the day. The Dalai Lama has […]