Displaying items by tag: religionization of ideologies

Florent Coulibaly, a soldier in Burkina Faso’s army, says he hasn’t been sleeping well for the past few months as he is often roused at 3 a.m. to fight jihadi rebels.

Published in Burkina Faso
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

Thousands took to the streets of Burkina Faso's capital on Saturday to call for a tougher government response to a wave of jihadist attacks that has destabilised the West African country in recent years.

Published in Burkina Faso

The Turkish government's decision to ban alcohol sales during a 17-day COVID-19 lockdown that starts on Thursday has angered some secular Turks who see it as President Tayyip Erdogan's latest imposition of a religious lifestyle on all of society.

Published in Turkey

The one person killed in the church bombing in the Indonesian city of Makassar in South Sulawesi was suspected to be the attacker, the provincial police chief Merdisyam told reporters.

Published in Indonesia

Two suspected suicide bombers detonated explosives outside a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar, wounding fourteen people on the first day of the Easter Holy Week, the country’s national police said.

Published in Indonesia

France’s defense minister on Sunday denied reports that its fighter jets struck civilians at a wedding party in central Mali a week ago, saying that only jihadis were targeted and hit and that she verified the information herself after claims that at least 20 civilians were killed.

Published in Mali

French military says fighters killed in an air raid by French jets near Bounti village, but residents say civilians died.

Published in Mali
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