A US policy that bans the entry of civilians from majority-Muslim countries
A rule issued by the president that has the force of law
A legal document that grants permission to a foreign-born to reside in a country
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster
A holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal
A revolutionary wave of protests and demonstrations overtaking dictators in the Middle East (2011)
The number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the environment to support life at a decent standard of living.
The situation in which more people are living within an area that there is space for, so that movement is restricted, privacy is difficult, hygiene impossible and rest/sleep is challenging
A measurement of the number of persons per unit land area.
45 degree bow in Japan, indicating deep apology or deep respect
30 degree bow in Japan, used in formal settings or for individuals "above"
15 degree bow in Japan, used with aquaintances
A family of mental exercises in which a conscious attempt is made to focus attention in a nonanalytical way.
A set of rigid social categories in Indian Hindi society that determined not only a person's occupation and economic potential, but also his or her position in society
A member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas
The warrior and aristocrat varna of the caste system.
The third Hindu Caste, that of the three merchants, traders, farmers, and craftsmen.
Caste that made up most of the Indian population; most were peasants and manual laborers; they had limited rights in society
"the untouchables" Had to do lowest tasks like cleaning the streets, etc. So ritually impure that standing in one's shadow was considered impure.
The fulfillment of one's social and religious duties in Hinduism
(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
In Hinduism and Buddhism, the process by which a soul is reborn continuously until it achieves perfect understanding
Philippine War on Drugs
A current ongoing policy in the Philippines where drug users and sellers are subject to extrajudicial punishment. This has resulted in the death of 9000 Filipinos
President of the Philippines
Happening out of court