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· April, 2007

Stories about Religion from April, 2007

30 April 2007

Iran:Hidden thoughts of Ahmadinejad

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood MPs Arrested

Why is adultery illegal in Senegal?

Taiwan: Crazy for Matsu

(Photo is from Arkun's flicker photo album.) Just like what Backlight53 said: 這禮拜中台灣都在瘋一件事,那就是–大甲媽祖遶境。 this week, there is one thing people in central Taiwan are crazy for. That is Da-jia Matsu's...

Iran: Crackdown on Women Again

Iranian police have begun to crackdown on women’s dress. After the Islamic revolution of 1979, women have been obliged to cover their hair and wear long, loose-fitting clothes to disguise...

29 April 2007

Religion and Philippine elections

Majority of Philippine politicians tolerate the political activities of some Church leaders, especially during election season. This is understandable since many Filipinos remain obedient to the teachings and instructions of...

28 April 2007

Egypt: New Bahai Blog

Turkey is Typing: The Killings in Malatya

"A handful of monsters walked into a Bible publisher in the Turkish city of Malatya the other day," writes one blogger, describing one of the tragedies which stunned Turkey this...

25 April 2007

Bhutan: Feeling unlucky? Get a dog.

Second Life Brings Its Second Life to Brazil

The much heralded launching of the first Second Life national community happened this Monday, April 23, and Brazilians are getting ready to their outposts in a custom tropicalized virtual environment....

Israel: The Vatican and Terrorism

Brazil: ‘Reverse Globalization’

24 April 2007

Sex Education in Brunei, a No No

Sex education is an extremely taboo issue in the very Islam-conscious nation of Brunei. However a recent newspaper article talking about increasing numbers of teenage mothers got the bloggers busy...

Lebanon: Anti-Semitism, Fist-Fights, etc

Check out the following topics freshly picked from the Lebanese blogosphere this week: an intense argument between American University of Beirut professors, sectarian polarisation in Lebanon and the Virginia Tech...

Israel: New Proposal for Israel

Egypt: Rare Visit

Egyptian blogger egYptianist posts a rare find in an Egyptian newspaper, dating back to 1913, which reads: “Egyptian Delta Railways Ltd. Helwan Line. Visit to the Israelite Cemetery. We are...

Algeria: From Armenia to Islam