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Please sign the petition on behalf of Professor Nadia Abu al-Haj’s Tenure.

September 14, 2007

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BIO of Nadia Abu El-Haj, assistant professor, recently published Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society (University of Chicago Press, 2002). She spent the past academic year at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton and has received numerous fellowships. Her research focuses on the Middle East. At Barnard, she […]

Islamophobia on rise, especially in Europe: U.N. envoy

September 14, 2007

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By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations investigator on racism on Friday condemned a rising trend of Islamophobia, especially in Europe, where he said it was being exploited by some right-wing political parties. Doudou Diene, U.N. special rapporteur on racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, also accused Switzerland’s most popular […]

Doctors should not eat in front of Muslims during Ramadan

September 14, 2007

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by Joanna Sugden Doctors and nurses in Scotland should refrain from eating in front of their Muslim patients and colleagues during the month of Ramadan according to the Scottish NHS. Staff in hospitals north of the border were advised by the Scottish Executive and the Scottish NHS to avoid “working lunches” and to move food […]