Global Quickies: 10/08/13

¡Bienvenidos a Global Quickies! Take a look at the links we have for you this week:

Catholic hospitals refuse help to a rape victim to avoid giving her advice about abortion. (From Blakut)

Huge hospital from the crusades uncovered in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem.

Despite the difficulties, the number people coming out as atheists in the Arab world is growing.

The Prime Ministry Inspection Board says that four suspicious suicides of engineers working for one of country’s leading military electronics companies might have been caused by telekinesis.

Parliament approves sweeping restrictions in animal research that might halt some biomedical research in the country and might go against EU regulations.

500 people stage an “eat-in” during Ramadan to protest the official imposition of fasting.

Now you can listen to Elyse’s Don’t Tell Me To Love My Body posts in French, performed for a Montreal community radio station by Skepchick reader Audrey.

Lawyer tries to have Jesus’ death sentence overturned by the International Court of justice. Yeah, THAT Jesus.

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Born and raised in Mexico City, Daniela has finally decided to abdicate her post as an armchair skeptic and start doing some skeptical activism. She is currently living in Spain after having lived in the US, Brazil and Italy. You can also find her blogging in Spanish at esceptica.org.

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