Monthly Archives: February 2022

10 countries that aren’t popular (but should be)

Around the world, there are many countries that one might not consider for a vacation, but that could mean they are simply underrated – not unpopular. People like to travel to places they have heard so much about. It is easier to identify with a place that people like to …

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Tunisian faith communities sign coexistence pact – Eurasia Review

At a recent press conference in Tunis, Tunisia, religious communities in that country signed a jointly prepared “National Pact for Coexistence,” expressing their commitment to fostering a more peaceful society. “This initiative is a powerful sign of solidarity,” said Mohamad Ben Moussa of the Baha’i Office of External Affairs. “The …

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Will Smith’s daughter under fire for portraying Amazighs as ‘thieves’ in her book

Amazighs criticized Willow Smith’s novel for portraying the community in the same colonialist tone that savagely stigmatized them for decades. Willow Smith accused of spreading “hate” against Amazighs in her latest novel. [Getty] The daughter of Hollywood actor Will Smith is being criticized for portraying Amazighs, the indigenous people of …

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Willow Smith slammed for portrayal of Muslims in new book

DUBAI: In 2014, a young girl named Iman Vellani was browsing Marvel comics at her local bookstore in Canada when she saw something she had never seen before: a face that looked like her own. It was Kamala Khan, the new Ms. Marvel, the first Muslim superhero in the company’s …

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Cotton Australia partners with clothing brand Cotton On Kids

A new partnership between Cotton Australia and Cotton On Kids featuring cotton farming families has been launched, recognizing the quality of cotton grown in Australia, considered some of the best and most sustainable in the world. Cotton On Kids is a leading children’s clothing brand and part of Australia’s largest …

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Long March for Öcalan’s Freedom – Medya News

Activists from 21 different countries took part in the long march organized to protest against the captivity of Abdullah Öcalan, the leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), who is imprisoned in solitary confinement on the island of İmrali, in Turkey, since 1999. The march, which was attended by more …

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French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour compares himself to Britain’s Boris Johnson

London: The French presidential election, on April 10, has the possibility of two rounds if a candidate does not obtain an absolute majority. President Macron leads in the polls and in popularity Macron is the most likely to win the precious second term, his approval rating for the past year …

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Right-wing French candidate Zemmour praises Morocco’s former ban on foreign names

Far-right French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour, who wants to ban Muslim names in France, hailed an outdated Moroccan ban on foreign names as “a great idea”. Zemmour said he changed his Moroccan birth name to Eric for ‘love of France’ [Getty] Right-wing French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour on Thursday applauded …

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Crossing Africa: Faith on the Road – a film about religion, migration and social identities

Click here to read this article in English. By Emna Gelacia, Middle East and North Africa Programs Assistant at Minority Rights Group The stories of migrants in transit countries, though overlooked in the mainstream media, can be extraordinarily rich and complicated, especially for minorities. Crossing Africa: Faith on the Road …

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Amazigh tattoos are fading, is it too late to revive them?

In ancient Amazigh culture, tattoos are one of the many ways people celebrate their rich North African tribal history. When crossing traditionally Amazigh areas in North Africa, you may encounter road signs written in the Amazigh language. Amazigh symbols are easily identifiable, however, to the untrained eye they may just …

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Sophistication, redefined: designer Manon Michel makes a statement via a curated print-on-demand boutique

“Free women of black baroque color.” Print by the artist Agostino Brunias from baroque black collection, curated by designer Manon Michel. If you happen to be an admirer of elegance, sophistication and nobility, Manchester Ink Link’s own web developer/designer, Manon Michel, Manon Virtue collection is worthy of aesthetic attention. With …

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Morocco races against time to rescue boy stuck in well

Rescue operations are intensifying for five-year-old Rayan, who fell into a 100ft deep shaft three days ago, with drilling continuing in the village near Bab Berred in the northern province of Chefchaouen. Rescuers were able to send oxygen and water to the child through pipes, and a police helicopter is …

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Questioning the whiteness of the classics – remembering the Black Romans

As with all disciplines in the humanities, the classics have responded to Black Lives Matter with justifiable soul-searching. As a study of the ancient world, and particularly that of Mediterranean cultures, the classics have an important colonial heritage: British, French and Italian colonialists saw themselves inheriting or continuing a “civilizing …

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The Best Farm-Inspired Beauty Products

Frolova_Elena/Shutterstock According to CNN, farm-to-table has become a common idea in restaurants and homes. But harnessing the benefits of Mother Nature isn’t just for foodies, of course. Some of the best beauty trends historically rely on natural ingredients such as milk, salt, oats and honey. In a beauty report by …

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Hamza Nasri: A new chapter in the intimidation of human rights defenders

اضغط هنا لقراءة هذا البيان الصّحفي بالعربيّة Click here to read this press release in English The undersigned organizations condemn the prison sentence of queer activist and human rights defender Hamza Nasri after his participation in a peaceful march on January 18, 2021. The Tunis Court of First Instance sentenced …

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Morocco reopens to tourists: Everything you need to know to plan a last-minute trip

From February 7, Morocco lifts the ban on international flights and reopens to tourists. In November, the country international flights banned and ferry services as the omicron variant spread around the world. Only people with special exemptions could enter. With “the evolution of the epidemiological situation”, the government now announces …

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