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Losing Their Religion in Crimea
Foreign Affairs

Crimean Tatars: Restriction of Freedom of Religion since Illeg...

Since the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in March 2014, religious minorities in the peninsula, including Muslim Crimean Tatars, have suffered from human rights violations, particularly violations of their freedom of religion ... United Nations and Peoples Organisation, 1 week ago

Indian-American Muslims welcome International Religious Freedom

The Chapter on India in the report documents violence as well as the sharp increase in hate campaigns against religious minorities, including Christians, Muslims and Sikhs. (Photo: PTI) Washington: An Indian-American Muslim advocacy group on ...
 Deccan Chronicle5 days ago Indian-American Muslims welcome USCIRF recommendations  Siasat Daily5 days ago Madison bans discrimination against atheists, non-religious  Disinformation1 day ago

What's wrong with appeasement?

Minorities in India representational image (Photo Courtesy: The Hindu Council UK has prepared its own manifesto, a list of demands submitted to political parties ahead of next month's elections in the United Kingdom. These ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago
Xinhua News Agency

Holy See to UN: Christians and Religious Minorities Are Pleading for Action

In an address at a UN Conference on the theme: "The Persecution of Christians Globally: A Threat to International Peace and Security", Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations, urged the ...
 AINA2 weeks ago ECOSOC UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCI : Violent Extremism Pits Villains against Victims, Secretary-General Tells General Assembly, Urging All to Safeguard Our Moral Compass  4 Traders2 weeks ago UN chief calls on religious leaders, educators to teach tolerance, mutual respect  Individual.com3 weeks ago Ban urges to end violence against religious minorities in Middle East  Sify1 month ago

Patriarchate: pan-Orthodox synod will not express solidarity with 'sexual minorities'

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople has strongly denied a report on a Greek religious news site that the committee preparing the agenda for the 2016 Pan-Orthodox Council is seeking to submit a methodology whereby the Holy and Great Council ...
 Catholic World News5 days ago

Sexual violence being used as a tactic of terror to target religious and ethnic minorities : Zainab Bangura

Interview with Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Hawa Bangura , Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict. UN Photo/Amanda Voisar ...
 Cocorioko6 days ago SC on Women, Peace and Security  StarAfrica.com2 weeks ago Sexual violence used as "tactic of war and terror" must be stopped: UN envoy weeks ago
Malay Mail

Mideast Groups Seek Protected Zone for Minorities in Iraq, Syria

AMMAN, Jordan -- A call for an area to protect Christians and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq is gathering pace even as April marks the centenary of the 1915 genocide of Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Christians. "We have met with ...
 AINA4 weeks ago Interfaith group: Inaction on cross protesters will spur further protests  Malay Mail2 weeks ago Protest Highlights Restrictions on Access to Papua: Calls for Opening Papua to International Journalists, Aid Organizations and Human Rights Investigators  ETAN6 days ago Malaysian police chief's brother questioned over cross protest  Today Online1 week ago

Taxpayer-funded Catholic group denies reproductive services to refugee minors, ACLU cries foul

The Washington Times reports that the ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) because it's been denying reproductive medical care to refugee minors whom it's been contracted to care for by the federal ...
 Daily Kos1 week ago

Moderate Muslims must help defend the minorities in M'sia

A Catholic priest decries that despite living in a liberal, democratic, multi-cultural and multi-religious country, his faith is being stifled and disrespected. PETALING JAYA: When former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed announced at Gerakan's ...
 Free Malaysia Today2 weeks ago
DAWN Group

New curriculum to encourage religious freedom, says Khuhro

speech of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, in which he spelled out rights of minorities and called for an end to faith-based discrimination, is being incorporated in the curriculum on the directives of Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali ...
 DAWN Group2 weeks ago
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