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· October, 2010

Stories about Religion from October, 2010

25 October 2010

Israel: Controversial Loyalty Oath Undermines Democracy

The Israeli cabinet approved by a 22-8 vote the proposed amendment to Israel's Citizenship Law, which would require all those seeking citizenship to pledge allegiance to Israel as a “Jewish...

Bangladesh: Islamic Financing Is A Recent Development

23 October 2010

Saudi Arabia: Genie in Court

"I was under the influence of a genie" is the latest excuse for administrative corruption in Saudi Arabia. A corrupt judge, a genie and a religious investigation panel, which claims...

22 October 2010

Bangladesh: On Secularism

Serbia: Children Get Military Training in Russian Camps

In the prime of the newest public discussion on patriotism and the origin of violence in the Serbian society, newspaper Danas reported that two years ago Serbian children, aged 11...

Myanmar: Lighting Festival

21 October 2010

Debating Animal Cruelty During Nepal's Dashain Festival

Nepalese around the world celebrate the fifteen day long Dashain festival with gusto as it brings communities and families together. But, lately this popular holiday has been criticized for a...