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· December, 2009

Stories about Religion from December, 2009

31 December 2009

South Asia: Looking Back At 2009

The year 2009 is ending and its time to retrospect how the year has been for the South Asian region. In a two-part review we will look back at some...

22 December 2009

Iran: Death of Top Dissident Cleric, Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri

Iranian citizens posted photos and videos of clashes with pro-government militamen during the funeral of the country's top dissident cleric, Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri.

21 December 2009

Sudan: Is Unity Still a Strategic Choice?

Writing in Arabic, Sudanese blogger Ayman Hajj discusses his country's politics and why many Sudanese people are losing faith in unity.

Saudi Arabia: Mixed and Interfaith Marriages

Qatar: Critiques bristle; calls to shut down popular online forum

A series of scathing posts on Qatar Living, an popular online forum, prompts locals to call for site's demise. Campaign not against all expats, says founder of anti-QL Facebook group.

19 December 2009

Podcast: Interview with Sudanese Drima

Sudanese Drima is the pseudonym for Global Voices' Malaysia-based Sudanese author. In this ten-minute interview we discuss how social media is affecting Islam, the Darfur conflict, and issues of Afro-Arab...

16 December 2009

Uganda: Updates on the pending anti-gay bill

The impending anti- gay bill 2009 in Uganda that plans on criminalizing homosexuality and locking gays in prison or killing them has raised concerns all over the world. Chances that...

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