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China Forty 'rioters' killed in Xinjiang after a series of explosions

Sep 26, 2014

China Forty 'rioters' killed in Xinjiang after a series of explosions

Chinese state media had previously only stated that two people had been killed in the incident. The ruling Communist Party tightly restricts access to the restive region, and information is difficult to independently verify. #China #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Xinjiang #East Turkestan #Uighur muslims #Terrorism in China #Uighurs #Ilham Tohti #Religions Freedom in China #Muslims in China #2014 Kunming Massacre
Hindu, Muslim or Christian? Court now mandates a NOTA option for you

Sep 25, 2014

Hindu, Muslim or Christian? Court now mandates a NOTA option for you

The high court has said that no one can be compelled to state a religion if he does not believe he belongs to one. However, the court's logic means at some point your caste or tribal identity can be a matter of selfdeclaration #Religion #Islam #Hinduism #CriticalPoint #Bombay High Court #Christianity #atheism #NOTA
Turkey allows female students to wear hijab to school

Sep 24, 2014

Turkey allows female students to wear hijab to school

Female students in Turkey are free to wear the Islamic veil, or the hijab, to class, the country's Education Minister Nabi Avci has announced. #Religion #Islam #Turkey #Veil #Schools #Tayyip Erdogan #Hijab
New York AntiIslam ads due to go on city buses criticised by politicians

Sep 24, 2014

New York AntiIslam ads due to go on city buses criticised by politicians

New York City politicians and religious leaders on Tuesday criticised a series of antiIslam advertisements due to appear on 100 city buses, with many critics calling for the campaign to be blocked. #Religion #US #Syria #Violence #Iraq #New York #Racism #Anti-Islam #religious intolerance #James Holey

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If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Dec 19, 2013

If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Religion is supposed to be a personal equation between man and God. But is it actually? #OnOurMind #World #India #Religion #Blasphemy #Public life
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Jun 21, 2012

Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

A scholar of Hinduism at Harvard envisions India as a "sacred landscape" that existed as a geographical entity in people's cultural imagination long before cartographers, and modern historians, gave it a formal form. #Religion #Hinduism #Faith #Geography #Diana L. Eck
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Oct 01, 2014

Arkansas gun nut declares shooting range “Muslim-free zone”

An Arkansas gun range owner has declared her shooting range a "Muslim-free zone," saying she refuses to cater to customers whose religion "commands" its followers to kill people...
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Sep 30, 2014

Mavericks owner, Rockets GM still sniping at each other

By Dwain Price Add another chapter to the feud between Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey. In a recent interview with Yahoo Sports, Morey said that Houston is a destination NBA players would pick over Da... #National Basketball Association #Yahoo! #Houston Rockets #Dwight Howard #Mark Cuban #Dirk Nowitzki #Tyson Chandler #Donald Trump #Dallas Mavericks #American Airlines Center #Dallas, Texas #Daryl Morey
Imagining India: A sacred geography bound by Hinduism

Sep 29, 2014

'This brings the best of religion and leaves the worst out': inside the atheist church hoping to take America by storm - video

At the weekend, the Sunday Assembly launched new services in 35 cities across the world the largest expansion yet of their 'atheist churches'. Started in January 2013 by British comedians Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans, the Sunday Assembly seeks to ... #Ohio #Cleveland, OH #United States