As we mourn Nelson Mandela's passing and celebrate his lifetime of struggle for a democratic South Africa, there are a few things we can learn. http://youtu.be/FhROcvzKQeA 1. Much has been said about his genorisity of spirit, his magnamity and his ability...
Now, where have I come across this before... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrVd2w1urTg Looks like we are not the only ones with this kind of problem.
Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has claimed that the country's recent presidential election was "fraudulent and stolen". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-E6XM4eLnQ A ruling party spokesman conceded there were problems with voter registrations and the electoral roll, but that was not sufficient to...
A beautiful video clip of an imam and his colleagues extending the hand of friendship and brother/sisterhood to Christians in Egypt as they celebrate Christmas. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxTAOEkzUCs?rel=0&w=600&h=338] Imam Mazhar Shaheen is from the Omar Makram Mosque in Tahrir Square, Cairo,...
I was intrigued to read about a local academic claiming that proto-Malays from the Sunda Shelf had fanned out into the world to become the ancestors to the human population.  Read this piece "Proto Malays, the origin of the...
Come 18 February, Europe will have more than half the total number of cardinal electors even though Latin America, Africa and Asia account for more than two thirds of the global Catholic population. The latest position after Pope Benedict's...
Here's wishing all of you a Happy Human Rights Day 2011, a day when we celebrate our birthright as free and equal human beings. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dshuhuOGWao?rel=0&w=470&h=269] Aliran has also issued a special Human Rights Day message. And this is...
Eyptian activists are expected to descend on Tahrir Square tomorrow in a show of solidarity with Occupy Wall Street protesters. Egyptian activists have already sent messages of solidarity to the Occupy Wall Street protesters. Over in Oakland, tweets report...
Aljazeera has made clear inroads into the traditional Internet domination of the global media giants following its breath-taking coverage and live video streaming of the Arab revolution, which has captured the imagination of the world. This Alexa graph shows...
Essam Sharaf, a former minister-turned-protester at Tahrir Square, was feted by tens of thousands of ordinary people when he returned to the square yesterday as their new Prime Minister, wading into a sea of humanity - without any sign...

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