Honor Killing Film Shortlisted for Oscar

The new film “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” has been nominated for best Documentary Short at this year’s Academy Awards. It documents the incredible story of Saba Qaiser who was shot in the head by her own father, and left for dead in a river in Pakistan. Continue reading “Honor Killing Film Shortlisted for Oscar”

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Obama Speaks at Extremist Mosque, Women Segregated

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Un-Reasonable Accommodation

How basic human rights are sacrificed for intolerant cultural/religious belief

Canadian society has evolved to break down many of the arbitrary barriers that previously excluded women and various minorities from fully participating in commerce and the democratic process.  However, what happens when there is a clash of “accommodation”?  For example: an ultra-orthodox Jewish man who refuses to be seated next to a woman on an airplane.

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