Articles in law & justice tagged with religion

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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd Nadia Marzouki

A proposed French bill says so. But, strictly speaking, there can be no such thing as blasphemy within the terms of secular public order.

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Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

A recent report neglects to mention how France forced Arab Jews to adopt the European persona of Jew as citizen and see Arabs and Muslims as others.

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Nargol Aran

On Ashura, Shi’a Muslims grieve the Prophet’s grandson. But with Iran crippled by COVID-19 and U.S. sanctions, it was also an occasion this year to mourn the country’s deaths from disease and despair.

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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Trump v. Hawaii is not about religion. It’s about the president’s unlimited power at the border.

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Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey

An experiment in a quintessentially American form of protest.

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Aziz Rana John Bowen

Islamophobia is a shared project of the Democrat and Republican parties, long preceding the rise of white nationalism and Trump.

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Umar Farooq

Kurds—the largest stateless ethnic group in the world—can be found on all sides of an increasingly complex conflict that stretches across Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

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Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey

Protest is not merely a matter of personal awakening, but of organizing and mobilizing the power needed to change social relations.

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Michael Bronski

Suddenly conservatives want us to believe they care about homophobia.

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Umar Farooq

Fears of terrorism, and President Erdoğan’s rivalry with an exiled theologian, have become excuses for censorship and repression.