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Discussing Sufism and Peace in a War Zone

This piece was broadcast on Sunday Miscellany on 8 February, 2015.  If you would like to listen to the podcast, go to the RTE site:   http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/ 940 more words

Two case studies: Muslims burning people alive

Western media has recently reported on the Islamic State (IS), who beheaded a journalist from Japan and burned a Jordanian pilot alive while he was kept in a cage, an act that was filmed and published on the Internet.  297 more words


Global campaign challenges blasphemy laws

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack a new global campaign by the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) is challenging blasphemy laws all over the world. 485 more words

Blasphemy News

Atheist groups join forces to call for end of blasphemy laws around the world

Atheist groups in Canada and around the world are taking the unusual step of joining forces to fight blasphemy laws that they say are an infringement on free speech… 672 more words


New Hope for Asia Bibi?

Christmas is over. The new year has begun. For me, my wife, and my family, Christmas was a wonderful retreat. For the only time during the year, our family is complete at Christmas. 580 more words


Global Minorities Alliance candlelit vigil - in pictures


#Peshawar #BokoHaram #Baga #CharlieHebdo #ParisAttacks #Freedomofspeech #antisemitism #islamophobia #interfaith #GMABlog

A vigil held in Aberdeen on Friday (23 January) called for worldwide peace following the recent atrocities in Paris, Pakistan and Nigeria. 536 more words

Human Rights

Meet the honor brigade, an organized campaign to silence debate on Islam

By Asra Q. Nomani

…The official and unofficial channels work in tandem, harassing, threatening and battling introspective Muslims and non-Muslims everywhere. They bank on an important truth: … 260 more words