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Mona Eltahawy is a freelance Egyptian journalist based in America who for a long period wrote a weekly column for the Saudi-owned international Arab publication Asharq Al-Awsat.
Her articles were discontinued for being 'too critical' of the Egyptian regime, she claimed in an article she wrote for the International Herald Tribune.
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Susan notes: someone sent me this "news release from God" several years ago by email. It was originally published on September 28, 2001, on The Onion, in the aftermath of the events of 9/11.
More than a decade has passed and we don't seem to have made much progress in abiding by God's will for peace. In fact, things seem to have gotten worse, making this message even more timely than ever...
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Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (2003), author of the best-selling book Iran Awakening, human rights activist, women and children’s advocate, mother, Muslim, and amazing woman.
She is one of Iran's best-known, and to some most-controversial, Muslim champions of democracy and human rights.
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It was the coldest winter ever – so cold that many animals froze to death.
In an effort to save themselves from this icy fate, the porcupines decided to gather together to fend off the chill.
They huddled close to each other, covered and protected from the elements, and warmed by their collective body heat.