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VIDEO: Travel with Us—A Visual Poem
Originally Posted: 04/09/2014 - 9:35am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors The SOLD Project's hopeful vision to end human trafficking. Around the world, children conti ...

Protecting the Innocent
Originally Posted: 05/11/2014 - 9:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lynne Hybels These desperately poor children are sacrificed to the sex trade's insatiable hunger. AN UNQ ...

Thailand Looks to Arrest Buddhist Monk for Insurrection
Originally Posted: 02/05/2014 - 11:22am | Type: Blog

Authorities in Thailand are preparing to arrest and possibly defrock a senior Buddhist monk on charges of insurrection and breach of Buddhist discipline for leading anti-government protests. ...

In Thailand, US Evangelicals Work to End Prostitution
Originally Posted: 01/06/2014 - 3:14pm | Type: Blog

A small delicate silver cross hangs around Mint’s neck, a charm she reaches for nervously from time to time as she speaks. A small delicate silver cross hangs around Mint’s neck, ...

Thai University Apologizes for Banner Featuring Adolf Hitler
Originally Posted: 07/17/2013 - 10:02am | Type: Blog

Thailand’s most prestigious university apologized to the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Monday for allowing its campus to hang a huge, hand-painted “Congratulations” banner illustrated with Captain America, Batman ...

Report: Religion at Heart of Illegal Ivory Trade
Originally Posted: 09/19/2012 - 3:00pm | Type: Blog

Since the ban on international trade of ivory in 1989, the ivory black market has been on the rise, and a National Geographic investigation found that demand for religious art pieces carved out of the precious ...

Tragic Anniversaries and Embodying Resurrection Hope
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

This week is a confluence of anniversaries. April 7 was the 16<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda where more than 800,000 died in a few days. This wee ...

Escaping from Real Communism
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/voices-of-immigration/"></a></p> I have lived in Decorah, Iowa, for 25 years. I graduated from th ...

Four Friends' Perspectives on Tiger Woods' Buddhism
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Apart from the Dalai Lama, who reportedly had never heard of him until earlier this week, Tiger Woods is the most famous Buddhist on the planet.</p> <p>But until Woods invoked his Buddhist ...

Uniting to Eliminate Violence against Women
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p><em>"Some 70 percent of women experience in their lifetime some form of physical or sexual violence from men -- the majority from husbands, intimate partners or someone th ...

Ethnic Cleansing of Burma's Karen Refugees Continues
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

On May 24th, 2009, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) junta-backed troops attacked numerous villages in Paan District, Burma, causing the flight of at least 3,000 internally displaced persons (I ...

Burma's Untold Suffering
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

Soldiers entering villages and killing people on sight. Landmines blowing pregnant women to smithereens. There's no way this is really going on. The world would never tolerate this. ...