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Not so peaceful after all: In 2015, communal clash deaths in India have spiked by 25 percent

Jul 22, 2015

Not so peaceful after all: In 2015, communal clash deaths in India have spiked by 25 percent

Communal clashes in India have risen under the Narendra Modi-led government. A report compiled by the Union Home Ministry showed that in the first five months of 2015, incidents of communal clashes have risen by almost 25% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year when the Congress-led UPA-II was in power. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Union Home Ministry #communal riots #communal clash #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #Sectarian Tension
Shi'ites under siege: Karachi attacks and precedents force minorities to flee Pakistan

May 15, 2015

Shi'ites under siege: Karachi attacks and precedents force minorities to flee Pakistan

After losing one of his two sons to the worst attack against minority Shiites in Pakistan's history, Ali was determined for the other to find a new life abroad. #Pakistan #Sectarian violence #Shia #Sunni #Karachi attack #Karachi bus attack
Congress minority leader says Indian Mujahideen is 'sectarian' and not a terror outfit

Apr 09, 2015

Congress minority leader says Indian Mujahideen is 'sectarian' and not a terror outfit

All India Congress Committee's minority cell chairman Khurshid Ahmed Saiyed has said that the Indian Mujahideen (IM) is only a "sectarian outfit" and its members are not terrorists #TheySaidIt #Indian Mujahideen #terror #IM #Indian Muslims #Khurshid Ahmed Saiyed #Sectarian outfit
Shia army officer, 2 others shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan

Sep 08, 2014

Shia army officer, 2 others shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan

Gunmen have killed three people, including a senior military official, at a mosque frequented by minority Shi'ite worshippers in the Pakistani city of Sargodha, police said on Monday. #Pakistan #mosque #Shia #gunmen #Sunni #sectarian strife #Sargodha #shot down #military officer
Syria NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Jul 11, 2014

Syria NGO report says over 1,70,000 dead in last three years

Among the dead in Syria were 56,495 civilians, including 9,092 children, according to the toll, which included casualties documented up to 8 July this year. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Sectarian violence #Free Syrian Army #Syrian civil war #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #Middle Easr
Israel to Iraq How the FIFA World cup is affecting middle east's conflicts

Jul 09, 2014

Israel to Iraq How the FIFA World cup is affecting middle east's conflicts

"I just want to watch the game," he said on condition of anonymity for fear of harassment. "You don't need subtitles to watch football." #Syria #Egypt #Al Jazeera #didyouknow #Middle East #football #Israel #Iran #Iraq #Conflict #Sectarian violence #Jordan #FIFA World Cup 2014
US discusses sectarianism in Iraq with Iran at nuke talks

Jun 18, 2014

US discusses sectarianism in Iraq with Iran at nuke talks

The US has discussed with Iran the need to refrain from pressing a "sectarian agenda" in Iraq at the Vienna nuclear talks. #World #US #NewsTracker #Iran #Iraq #Baghdad: #Vienna #nuclear talks #Sectarianism #ISIL #Iraq insurgency
There is a difference between communal and sectarian Shazia Ilmi

Apr 24, 2014

There is a difference between communal and sectarian Shazia Ilmi

"There is a difference between 'communal' and 'sectarian'.There is also a diffrence between 'communal' and 'communalism'," Ilmi said, addressing a press conference here. #TheySaidIt #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Shazia Ilmi #Communal #polarisation #Sectarian
Buddhists killed more than 40 Muslims in one village in Myanmar UN

Jan 24, 2014

Buddhists killed more than 40 Muslims in one village in Myanmar UN

The United Nations has confirmed that at least 48 Muslims appear to have been killed when Buddhist mobs attacked a village in an isolated corner of western Myanmar. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Muslims #Sectarian violence #Rohingya Muslims #Buddhists