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Interesting Headlines From The Worldwide Media Sources This Week

            [1] On Muslims
US high school allows Muslims time for prayer if they earn good gradesA high school near Washington DC has taken a rare step of accommodating Muslim prayer during class hours. Parkdale High School now allows a handful of its students to be excused to pray. The decision has made some Christian staffers “unhappy”. 5
Islam and science: The road to renewal | The Economist
France to expel radical imams to tackle ‘global Islamic jihad’
[2] On UK Police ”Reforms” (watch out for ”positive discrimination” haha)
Call for law to force police to tackle diversity crisis
Police chief calls for positive discrimination – Telegraph
Plan to fast-track police recruits
Chief police officers damn recruitment reforms
[3] On Kafkasque Secret Court Drama (Just debating and thinking about it is a serious issue on democracy)
Secret court bill ‘threatens centuries of open justice and will erode Britain’s moral standing in the world’
Secret court hearings ‘will do more harm than good’, Tory MP says
Climbdown on secret courts not as it seem, campaigners claims
Clarke is forced into a secret justice U-turn after peers’ protests
[4] UK White-Families Unconsciously Starting a ”British-Style of National Segregation”
Rise of ‘white flight’: British families are ‘self-segregating’ as more Caucasians abandon urban areas for the countryside
[5] Usual Torture Debates
Troops accused of mass abuse in Iraq
CIA’s secret prison: ‘Poland dragging out investigation’A Polish investigation into secret CIA jails is being suppressed because it will embarrass the top echelon of the country’s government, lawyers of two men held illegally in one of the CIA’s ‘black sites’ in Poland tell media. 5
Brennan had details of “enhanced interrogation”
Secret Censor Revealed at Guantanamo Military Commissions
[6] On Privacy Concerns
Google faces fresh UK privacy battle
Government Appetite Growing for Twitter User Data
FBI Militant Informant Tells All
[7] On Western Colonial [Still] Foreign Policy
‘Responsibility to protect’ is a power play | StratRisks
What if foreign policy officials suddenly told the truth? | Stephen M. Walt
[8] Miscellaneous
Canned fresh air for sale in China amid smog
Scientists create bionic body using artificial limbs and organs | Mail Online
Sarkozy son awarded teaching job… before finishing his own studies
The modern office rewards narcissists and psychopaths, say scientists
With or without Exxon, Kurds seek oil autonomy
The Wolf Man


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