An abridged version of this article was published by Religion News Service. Ehsan Rehan had never imagined he would end up in Washington, D.C. When he left Pakistan for the last time in 2012, his final destination – by way of New York – was Canada, where the 22-year old asylum seeker had a support network … Continue reading Escaping Pakistani persecution, an Ahmadi activist finds refuge — and purpose — in US
A young Pakistani Muslim immigrant to Washington has built a platform for fellow immigrants to come together and do their part to promote peace and tolerance in Pakistan. Her biggest motivation is an unbreakable bond with the country she grew up calling home -- in spite of the systemic persecution her community has faced there for decades.
As news websites continue to combat vitriol in their comment sections, some look to alternative reader engagement techniques In 2013, Suzanne LaBarre was the online content director for Popular Science, also known as PopSci, a monthly American magazine about current science and technology. In September that year, LaBarre and her team, fed up with the toxicity in reader … Continue reading Free Speech or Hatefest? The Online Comments Dilemma Continues