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· October, 2011

Stories about Religion from October, 2011

29 October 2011

Nigeria: Documentary: Nigeria’s Millionaire Preachers

Bahrain: Muharraq United Against Sectarianism

Muharraq, Bahrain, witnessed some tension two nights ago when Sunnis faced off with Shia residents, who were commemorating a religious ritual. Here is some of the coverage on Twitter following...

23 October 2011

Egypt: Man Jailed for Three Years for Insulting Islam on Facebook

Arab World: Cheering on Tunisia's Elections

Tunisians are receiving positive vibes from netizens across the Arab world as they go to the polls today to elect a 218 member constituent assembly which will rewrite the country's...

17 October 2011

Cuba: Mourning the Loss of Laura Pollan

Cuban bloggers are in mourning over the death of Laura Pollan, the former leader of the opposition group Las Damas de Blanco. The sad news made its way across the...

China: A Poem About the Self-Immolations in Tibet

12 October 2011

Egypt: Mourning the Heros of Maspero's Battle

Egyptians are pulling together after a bout of violence at the state television building Maspero, engineered to pit Muslim against Christian and vice versa. Nermeen Edrees sums up netizens' reactions.

5 October 2011

Pakistan: The Militant Heroes

1 October 2011

South Korea: Church's Embezzlement Case Draws Harsh Criticism

In South Korea, an embezzlement case involving the country's largest church has fuelled public debate online. Citizens have even suggested lifting the tax exemption granted to Korean churches.