Displaying items by tag: politicization of religionized ideas

Monday, 26 July 2021 14:50

Spike in Ahmadi persecution in Pakistan

When the first bullet whizzed past Sheikh Nasir Ahmad’s ear, he brushed at it, thinking it was a mosquito, out on an unseasonably cool August night in the central Pakistani town of Lalamusa.

Published in Pakistan
Friday, 16 July 2021 23:52

Women’s groups call for UN peacekeeping

Women’s rights supporters and faith leaders are calling for a United Nations peacekeeping force for Afghanistan to protect hard-won gains for women over the last two decades as American and NATO forces complete their pullout from the war-torn country and a Taliban offensive gains control over more territory.

Published in Afghanistan
  • Court: headscarves can be banned at work in certain cases
  • Ban must stem from genuine need for employer
  • Hijab-wearing at work has been contentious in Europe
Published in Germany

Photographs of more than 80 Muslim women put up for sale on an app are triggering outrage and calls for action.

Published in India

More about apartheid.

Israel failed on Tuesday to renew a controversial law that bars granting citizenship or residency to Palestinians from the occupied West Bank or Gaza who are married to Israeli citizens, in a setback for the country's new coalition government.

Published in Palestine

Twitter no more enjoys liability protection against user-generated content in India as the U.S. microblogging giant has failed to comply with new IT rules, the Indian government said in a court filing.

Published in India

More about apartheid.

Israel’s parliament is set to vote Monday on whether to renew a temporary law first enacted in 2003 that bars Arab citizens of Israel from extending citizenship or even residency to spouses from the occupied West Bank and Gaza.

Published in Palestine

Four soldiers were killed when their patrol was ambushed by suspected militants in central Mali on Sunday, the army said in a statement

Published in Mali

A Pakistani police constable has been arrested over the murder of a man who was acquitted of blasphemy charges last year, a police spokesman said.

Published in Pakistan
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