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· February, 2011

Stories about Religion from February, 2011

28 February 2011

Iran: A Blogger Who Prayed to See Protesters Beaten

After widespread protests in Iran on February 14, Iranian cyber-activists flooded the internet with videos, photos and tweets from the demonstrations. Meanwhile, a different interpretation of events exists on the...

Côte d'Ivoire: Images of Vandalised Mosque in Yopougon

19 February 2011

Tunisia: Who’s to Blame for the Murder of the Polish Priest?

News of the murder of a Polish priest near the capital Tunis on February 18 was received with shock and grief by Tunisians. In Tunisian blogs and social media, many...

14 February 2011

Indonesia: Attack on religious minorities

Ahmadiyah followers were attacked by a mob in Indonesia resulting in several deaths. Netizens are asking the government to protect religious minorities

Pakistan: Love Or Hate Valentine's Day

12 February 2011

Bahrain: Fighting Sectarian Bigotry Head On

Discussions on recent political and recent developments in Bahrain took a sectarian tone on Twitter. In a series of tweets, Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa takes a...

5 February 2011

Kyrgyzstan: Threat of radical islamists

Global: Thoughts on interfaith harmony and world peace

In this, the first, World Interfaith Harmony Week, people from all faiths have been getting together to forget about differences and promote religious tolerance and dialogue based on the mantras...