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Saudi Arabia Sentences Shia Woman to 34 Years in Prison for Retweets

A court in Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia sentenced a Saudi woman and adherent of Shia Islam to 34 years in prison on Monday for using her personal Twitter account to “create public turmoil and destabilize civil and national security” by re-Tweeting posts demanding the Saudi government release women’s rights activists from prison, Turkey’s Hürriyet newspaper reported on Wednesday.

A court in Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia sentenced a Saudi woman and adherent of Shia Islam to 34 years in prison on Monday for using her personal Twitter account to "create public turmoil and destabilize civil and national security" by re-Tweeting posts demanding the Saudi government release women's rights activists from …

Nigeria: Muslim College Student Mob Beats, Burns Christian to Death over Alleged ‘Blasphemy’

A mob of Muslim students at a college in northern Nigeria beat a fellow student to death and burned her corpse on campus on Thursday after accusing the woman of “blasphemy” against Islam for allegedly suggesting her peers stop posting religious content on a student-run instant messaging group, the Nigerian online newspaper the Paradise News reported on Friday.

A mob of Muslim students at a college in northern Nigeria beat a fellow student to death and burned her corpse on campus on Thursday after accusing the woman of "blasphemy" against Islam for allegedly suggesting her peers stop posting religious content on a student-run instant messaging group, the Nigerian online …

Christians in Lands of Persecution Fear Attacks on Easter

Christians living in countries hostile to Christianity often face increased fears for their personal safety in the run-up to the Easter holiday, Mike Gore, the CEO of Open Doors Australia and New Zealand (an organization that aids persecuted Christians) wrote in an op-ed for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) on Thursday.

Christians faithfuls hold signs as they march on the streets of Abuja during a prayer and penance for peace and security in Nigeria in Abuja on March 1, 2020. - The Catholic Bishops of Nigeria gathered faithfuls as well as other Christians and other people to pray for security and …

Muslims Worldwide Mark Beginning of Ramadan 2022

Muslims across the globe prepared for the start of Ramadan — a month-long holiday during which adherents of Islam participate in a fast from dawn to sunset — on Friday. Islamic faithful observe Ramadan annually as it serves as one of

A Lebanese woman shops for decorations in preparation for the upcoming Islamic holy month of Ramadan, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Monday, March 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

Kuwait Removes Shopping Mall Christmas Tree After Muslims Complain

The operators of Kuwait’s largest shopping center removed a Christmas tree display from the mall this week after receiving a number of complaints from citizens who said Christian religious symbols should not be displayed in the country, which officially recognizes Sunni Islam as its state religion, the Jordanian news site Al Bawaba reported Thursday.

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Pakistan: Muslim Mob Lynches Factory Manager for ‘Blasphemy’

A mob of hundreds of Muslim men lynched a Sri Lankan factory manager in eastern Pakistan’s Sialkot district on Friday by beating him to death and then burning his body after a rumor emerged in Sialkot the man had allegedly committed “blasphemy” against Islam, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported this weekend.

Pakistanis paid tribute to the factory manager