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Malka Friedman-Rosner


An American Photographer Captures the Faces of the ‘Nowhere People’

The photograph captures the very definition of desolation, a black and white panorama of mud-soaked, utterly barren land that stretches from end-to-end and into the horizon. At the center of the image, a long line of children crosses the emptiness. There is an exhausted boy at the front dressed in drenched, filthy clothes. Like most …Read More

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We Too

Each day, it seems, brings new stories that prove that our workplaces are sites of violence against women, the silencing of women’s ambition, and discrimination in women’s compensation. For some of us, this is new information. For many of us, it rings true, but the extent of the problem and the graphic ugliness of the …Read More

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U.S. Jewish Group Urge Fresh Myanmar Sanctions Over Rohingya Violence

More than 20 Jewish American organizations, including those representing the three largest Jewish denominations, signed a petition calling on the U.S. Senate to advance new sanctions against the Myanmar government, in light of the military’s violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority. The petition calls on members of the Senate to advance a piece of legislation called “The Burma …Read More

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Myanmar, Bangladesh set up working group for Rohingya return

Myanmar’s military cracked down on Muslim Rohingya from Rakhine State following August 25 Rohingya militant attacks on an army base and police posts. He is the first high-level military officer to be named in the sanctions for overseeing the campaign of atrocities against the Rohingya.

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US Slaps Sanctions on Myanmar General Who Oversaw Crackdown on Rohingya

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Myanmar general who led the military’s brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in the country’s violence-ridden northern Rakhine state. Major General Maung Maung Soe, head of the Myanmar Army’s Western Command during the military operation that has now driven more than 650,000 Rohingya across the border to …Read More

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What role can faith play in innovation?

When Catholic Relief Services put together a proposal to change how society cares for children in orphanages, as part of the MacArthur Foundation’s competition for a $100 million grant, it had to figure out how the Catholic Church could go from being part of the problem to part of the solution.

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A gentle transition

What would you call two bright, talented and well-qualified city pigeons who left their cushy jobs, moved to a village 180km from Pune, and started living among the villagers? Loony? Perhaps. Brave? Likely. Determined? Most certainly. In 1987, Dr Ramesh Awasthi and Dr Manisha Gupte moved to Malshiras in Pune district, spent five years there, …Read More

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