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Charges of Blaspheming Islam in Court

Source: Time

By Yenni Kwok

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the governor of Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, is set to face blasphemy charges in court, the Indonesian Attorney General’s Office (AGO) … 220 more words

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A liberal mother of six jailed for challenging Saudi taboos

Source: Associated Press

AYA BATRAWY

In this Saturday, May 7, 2016 photo, Saudi women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammary puts on a head… Read more

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — When Souad al-Shammary posted a series of tweets about the thick beards worn by Saudi clerics, she never imagined she would land in jail. 1,999 more words

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Pakistani Ministers target Ahmadi Muslims in Punjab Assembly | Rabwah Times

Decades of persecution and a full ban on the Ahmadiyya faith has not changed the Government’s attitudes toward Pakistan’s most persecuted faith group. Ministers in Pakistan’s Provincial Assembly of Punjab continue to make sure the Ahmadis are not given any rights or recognition. 181 more words

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Meet the man paying off burqini fines in France

Businessman Rachid Nekkaz. Photo: AFP

Published: 22 Aug 2016 16:24 GMT+02:00

A businessman has been picking up the tabs for the women caught wearing burqinis on French beaches, and tells The Local he’ll keep “fighting to the death” for freedom. 408 more words

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Commemorating 100 years in Nigeria Ahmadiyya Women [Lajna Ima'illah] discuss "Role Of Women In National Peace" in the Annual Islamic Conference

Source: thegazellenews.com | Breaking.com.ng

Ahmadiyya Women Group To Meet On National Peace, Order In Abuja

August 23, 2016 | News

By Jumu’ah Abiodun, London

The Ahmadiyya women group, Lajnal Immaillah, women between the ages of 15 to upwards are holding the 100 years commemoration annual Islamic conference in Abuja from 26th to 28thAugust 2016 at the Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Dutse Alhaji, Along Bwari Road Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. 268 more words

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Justin Trudeau rules out burkini ban in Canada

Source: The Guardian

Canadian PM defends individual freedoms and says Canadians value ‘acceptance, openness, friendship, understanding’

Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, has defended individual rights and freedoms when asked about a… 252 more words

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Anjem Choudary convicted of supporting Islamic State

Source: The Guardian

By Jamie Grierson and Vikram Dodd

Notorious hate preacher faces up to 10 years in prison after swearing allegiance to Isis, it can now be revealed… 173 more words

The Muslim Times