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Jamaica

Jamaica Ranks Sixth On Global Press Freedom Index

Jamaica jumped two places on the Global Press Freedom Index and now ranks sixth among 180 countries that most respect freedom of information.  Published annually by Reporters Without Borders, a non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) based in Paris, the index evaluates the level of freedom available to the media throughout the world. Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, Leader of Government Business in the Upper House, pointed to […]

COMMENTARY

Islamic Terminologies Get Bad Press!

Is Islam the only way to talk about Christian fundamentalism? And why did Mehdi Hasan have to call Christian fundamentalists ‘Christian Taliban’? Those were questions posed by Hafsa Kanjwal as she expressed her angst in an article on Aljazeera.com against a video posted by Mehdi Hasan’s on the Intercept. “Hasan’s video relegates Islamic terminologies, which Muslim leaders and scholars have […]