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· March, 2006

Stories about Religion from March, 2006

30 March 2006

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

Mohsen Al-Awaji was freed after 11 days of detention, and Aya thinks this action by the government is a tangible lesson for Saudis: “Don’t you dare to criticize the government...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

This week bloggers in Iraq are saying the same thing in different ways – the security situation is becoming unbearable. Also, in my bag today, a winning blogger gets another...

Indonesia: Islamist vs. Secular parties

29 March 2006

Moroccan Arabic blogs opt for the sarcasme and CAIR dare to defend a Christian convert

Moroccan bloggers who choose to blog in another language(Arabic) than Arabic are facing a new wave of criticism(Arabic). “Why don't you blog in Arabic?” (French) Is a question they had...

Dangdut music and dance in Singapore and all about Home

Singapore is a good place to explore cultures from all over South East Asia. The blogger at licencetospill took some of her friends to a Dangdut club. Dangdut is a...

China: Convenient humanitarianism

28 March 2006

Kenyan Sphere Dispatch

After the kenyan government raid on standard newspaper early this month, (Something that was covered by MSM around the world), there was talk in Kenya of mercenaries operating in Kenya....

Nigeria: Growth of Christianity

27 March 2006

Malaysia: Rising Islamism?

Singapore: Staying Skeptical of Scripture

Arabisc: Moderate Muslim Voices

It’s not only the English language bloggers from Middle East who are continuously trying to bridge the cultural gaps, but Arabic language bloggers are facing similar tough battle at home,...

Algeria: Jews and Christians in Algeria

Sudan: Row over Sharia

26 March 2006

The Lebanese Bloggers This Week: Less Politics, More Diversity

This week has seen a flurry of varied and interesting posts in the Lebanese Blogosphere. It seems a month of observing the dull and disappointing national dialogue has left the...

25 March 2006

Tajikistan: Religious legislation

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Once again the island bloggers venture away from their shores to report international and regional events in a turbulant world where freedom and human rights are challenged on a daily...