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· October, 2011

Stories about Religion from October, 2011

Cuba: Members of “Las Damas” Detained

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...

Uzbekistan: Making some cash on pilgrims

Trinidad & Tobago: Divali Delicacies

Africa: Africa's Challenge to Western Homosexuality

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...

China: Disease of indifference

Pakistan: Release Of Mumtaz Qadri

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

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.

Egypt: Horror at Maspero

Peru: 14 Shamans Murdered in Amazon Town

India: Nine Days, Nine Goddesses

Croatia: Court Forbids Homophobic Priest From Blogging

Pakistan: The Militant Heroes

Nigeria: Role of the Internet in Spreading Humanism

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.

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