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· December, 2008

Stories about Religion from December, 2008

30 December 2008

Burning the Year Away: New Year Traditions

In many South American countries, it has become a tradition to burn human shaped representations of the previous year, as a way to get rid of everything bad that the...

Syria: More on the Israeli Massacre in Palestine

Diana Ghazzawi, a Gazan blogger who is now based in North America, shares with us her worries that she might not meet her relatives in Gaza one day, if they...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Goings-On in Gaza

Mexico: Campaign to Canonize Carlos Abascal

Nigeria: Discussing the Christmas spirit

With the Christmas holidays coming to an end, it is time to collect a few thoughts by Nigerian bloggers on this special season of the year. While some like certain...

27 December 2008

2008: A turbulent year for South Asia

Looking back on the events that rocked South Asia in the year 2008 we see that terrorism took the center stage in many places in this region. This was also...

Kazakhstan: Religion Law Point/Counterpoint

Kazakhstan: Religious Law and OSCE Chaimanship

26 December 2008

Serbia: Christmas in January

Iran: Islamist bloggers support Gaza

Several Islamist bloggers have launched a campaign against the Gaza Strip blockade and to ask worldwide Muslims to help Palestinians. The bloggers have used different tools such as Google bombs...

Christmas in Sri Lanka

Morocco: A Moroccan Christmas

As Morocco is primarily a Muslim country, the majority of its residents do not celebrate Christmas. Still, bits and pieces of the holiday can be found, thanks to French influence...

Palestine: No Christmas in Gaza

Lebanon: Jews of Lebanon blog Transforms to website

24 December 2008

Memories of Christmas in Cameroon

Expats in Cameroon blog about how they are spending the Christmas holidays in their host country, while Cameroonian bloggers abroad write about their memories of spending those special days back...

Central and Eastern Europe: A Christmas Roundup

Guatemala: Nativity Scenes Around the Holidays

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