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· May, 2006

Stories about Religion from May, 2006

Nepal: Hinduism and the Throne

Iran: An office to support religious blogs

Ethiopia: Jews in Israel

Latvia: Aleksiy II's Visit

Slovenia: President's Book Review

Russia: “And You Call It A Gay [Pride] Parade?”

This past Saturday marked the 13th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Russia, and a number of people attempted to take part in a gay pride parade in Moscow...

China: Memo attacks FLG

Russia: Pogrom Instead of Gay Pride

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

The Tunisian blogosphere has been buzzing as usual with a bunch of different topics, ranging from the serious to the light, and the following is a snapshot of some of...

Nepal: Secularism and Religion

India: Art and Fear

Indonesia: Using Religion for Violence

China: Photos of churches

Poland: The Pope's Visit

China: Christians and democrats forced to take sides

A small decision in a complicated affair which sent ripples all throughout China's social activist community has now bounced back through the blogsphere (via BBS’ first, of course). The facts...

Uzbekistan: CAFE Convictions

Cartoon, Insecurity & Media

According to news Iran's government has suspended a state-controlled newspaper after it published a cartoon that provoked riots among the country's minority Azeri community. The cartoon shows that a cockroach...

Japan: Korean terrorists interested

Belarus: Soviet Pioneer Oranization's Anniversary

Syrian Blogsphere in a Week

This week the Syrian blogsphere was mostly busy discussing the latest developments in Syria. Last week the Syrian security forces initiated the largest crackdown on opposition figures and dissidents since...

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