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Canadian legal luminaries sign letter accusing Iranian courts' of pers...
cbc.ca 24/02/2021 Culture
A group that includes Brian Mulroney and Jody Wilson-Raybould is denouncing confiscation of Baha'i homes Evan Dyer · CBC News · Posted: Feb 24, 2021 T...View Details»

Turkey’s religious authority bans ‘evil-eye’ charms ...
aljazeera.com 23/01/2021 Culture
The state-run body says the eye-shaped blue amulets – believed to date back to at least 3,300 BCE – are incompatible with Islam. By Andrew Wilks 23 J...View Details»

The Dos and Don’ts of Gift-Giving Around the World ...
afar.com 09/01/2021 Culture
By Chris Ciolli Dec 8, 2017 What should you do when someone refuses a gift in Japan? And what colors should you use when wrapping a gift in Italy? We’...View Details»

US Judge Blocks Trump Sanctions Targeting Human Rights Lawyers, War Cr...
voanews.com 06/01/2021 Culture
By Reuters January 04, 2021 09:20 PM NEW YORK - A U.S. judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from sanctioning human rights lawyers for s...View Details»

Why Iranian authorities force women to wear a veil ...
dw.com 22/12/2020 Culture
Iranian women are expected to wear veils in public — and also in ads. A recent clip featuring a woman without the hijab has led authorities to sanctio...View Details»

Why do we believe liars?...
nbcnews.com 01/12/2020 Culture
Denying reality, or not crediting something we know is true, is a way to unconsciously protect ourselves from the pain of an untruth. April 18, 2019, ...View Details»

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love T...
getpocket.com 04/11/2020 Culture
What you do can make you extremely likable. So can what you choose not to do. Inc. Jeff Haden Some people are incredibly likable because of th...View Details»

Pakistani girls’ school stages mock BEHEADING as cleric vows vengeance...
rt.com 03/11/2020 Culture
A girls’ religious school in Islamabad staged a mock beheading in front of its young students as a cleric preached that Muslims would exact vengeance ...View Details»

Persianate ‘adab’ involves far more than elegant manners ...
psyche.co 17/10/2020 Culture
In Persian, the word often translated into English as ‘manners’ or ‘etiquette’ is adab. However, adab is about far more than politeness or ethics even...View Details»

Iran's secular shift: new survey reveals huge changes in religious bel...
theconversation.com 10/09/2020 Culture
Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution was a defining event that changed how we think about the relationship between religion and modernity. Ayatollah Khomein...View Details»


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