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“You don’t need this.” These are the words that will probably always represent my first experience with hijab. Though I was only four years old and in kindergarten, my mother would cover my hair with a headscarf before I left to school each morning. My former Christian parents accepted Islam the year I was born, and they wanted their children to be known as Muslims when they went to American public school.

Now that Iran is reconstructing its international relations through a dynamic nuclear diplomacy and gaining reputation as an emerging regional superpower, the United States and its allies, infuriated and frantic, consider it as worthwhile to test Iran's patience by using the notion of human rights as a leverage for pressuring and annoying the Islamic Republic.

Although Islam recognizes security as solidifier of all social activities, but the ideal of a theocracy is security along with justice. Sustainability of government and security also depends on observing justice, fairness and insuring civil rights of people.

If the US congress approves its new sanctions bill against Tehran, the Iranian legislature will necessitate the government to enrich uranium to the 60 percent grade, parliamentary sources warned.
 

Decades of insecurity and war have provoked a heavy toll on children’s lives and well being. An under-5 mortality rate of 199 per 1,000 live births as reported by UNICEF is among the highest in the world.

Lebanon has not yet forgotten 15 years of bitter civil war which destroyed many of the country’s infrastructural facilities and vital resources. In addition, thousands of Lebanese youth, elderly people, and children as well as other human resources fell victim to party-led and group ambitions of a few political leaders during that civil war.

 Mercy isn't Israel's long suit. Nor are peace, equity, justice or respect for fundamental human and civil rights.

Renowned American linguist, philosopher and political commentator Noam Chomsky warns that the world is racing towards “environmental catastrophe” and “nuclear war” in 2014.
 

Now that Iran is reconstructing its international relations through a dynamic nuclear diplomacy and gaining reputation as an emerging regional superpower, the United States and its allies, infuriated and frantic, consider it as worthwhile to test Iran's patience by using the notion of human rights as a leverage for pressuring and annoying the Islamic Republic.

Islam is a religion which guides its followers in every aspect of their lives.

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