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· October, 2009

Stories about Religion from October, 2009

Maldives: Shariah Law In The Penal Code

Trinidad & Tobago: Death Penalty

Egypt: Egyptian Male Blogger Orders Artificial Hymen

So much was said and written about the artificial virginity hymen kit - that Egyptian male blogger Mohamed Al Rahhal just had to buy one. Marwa Rakha brings us the...

Guadeloupe, Martinique: Soccer & Religion

UAE: Hijab as a marketing ploy

Haiti: No Justice?

Bangladesh: Kali Puja In Shakharibazar

Pakistan: Abuse Of Religion

USA: Interracial couple denied marriage license

Last week, in Hammond, Louisiana, a couple applied for a marriage license and were refused on the basis of their different races. The justice of the peace claimed that "interracial...

Pakistan: The Strategy To Win Against The Attackers

Morocco: Praise for Islamic Finance

Israel: Charitable Giving at Every Level

Trinidad & Tobago: Celebrations

USA: Native Americans exploitation in Sedona ‘sweat lodge’ deaths

Two people died and 19 were treated in hospital after attending a "Spiritual Warrior" sweat lodge session organized by self-help expert James Arthur Ray. Bloggers discuss the misappropriation of Native...

Bhutan: Why Do We Need A New Religion?

Egypt: Coptic history wanted

Pakistan: The Ideology Of The Army

Russia: 1994 Zikr in Grozny

Germany: Photos of Berlin's Jewish Sites

India: Bigamy On The Rise

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