From Diplomat Artist Buzz – The “Islamic Declaration on the Environment” was promoted by the “Interfaith Partners on the Environment.” New guidelines call for: rapid phase-out of fossil fuels, a switch to 100% renewable energy, & increased support for vulnerable communities.
From Diplomat Artist Buzz: It is worth reminding that underlying the plight of refugees is in too many cases a disregard or worse of the human rights of those who flee. –MORE–
Does Any Celebrity Amplify Cry of Rohingya?
Matt Dillon’s stepping into the vacuum is more than ever welcome as means to bring more attention to the desperate plight of the Rohingya, but also to emphasize that human rights are for all & a concern for all of us as global citizens when others are abused, especially with apparent impunity.
World Interfaith Week – Religions must Come Together to Marginalize Haters Killing in their Name
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Religion is not under attack from another religion but mostly from within who would exploit and pervert for their own power or other self-promoting and/or aggrandizement agenda.
Restrictions on the freedom of movement of hundreds of thousands of people in Rakhine, notably the Rohingya Muslims, severely compromise their basic rights to food, health, education and livelihoods, leaving them dependent on humanitarian assistance.
Excellent article on Burma’s (Myanmar) ethnic Panthay & Rohingya. Mandalay, Myanmar, today is a sprawling city dotted with Buddhist pagodas, churches, & mosques. But it is also home to the radical teachings of Ashin Wirathu, a monk who has preached hatred toward Muslims & is spiritual leader of a movement to boycott Muslim businesses.