Indonesia condemns Saudi maid abuse acquittal – An Indonesian diplomat in Saudi Arabia has criticised the overturning of a Saudi woman’s conviction for beating and torturing her Indonesian maid.
Author of Israel-Hamas report: Would reconsider findings – The chairman of a U.N. commission whose report accused Israel of “actions amounting to war crimes” against Hamas says he would have reached different conclusions if the Israeli military had been more forthcoming and if he had known the results of subsequent investigations.
Egypt Experts Examine Islam’s Role – the Muslim Brotherhood, the world’s oldest and largest Islamic political group, might have the power to take control of the country following the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.
Terry Jones and Quran burning – Another look at the recent burning of the Quran, with some insigtful observations:
Big Changes Open Politics to Turkish Minorities – Turkey is preparing for a general election on June 12, and though little suspense surrounds the outcome, the campaign reflects just how radically this society has transformed itself in the past decade by widening individual, religious and ethnic rights under Turkey’s bid to join the European Union. (NYT)