Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· May, 2015

Stories about Religion from May, 2015

Second Shia Mosque Attacked by ISIS in Saudi Arabia

Sex, Religion and Politics Collide in ‘Dirty Paki Lingerie’

Pakistani-American Aizzah Fatima has brought her one-woman play to all sorts of venues in recent years. Even the play's title offends some. It's called: Dirty Paki Lingerie.

The Boomerang Effect: Why Would Tajikistan's Special Forces Chief Join ISIS?

"This is the most well-made film of a Tajik IS fighter. Unsurprisingly, they have quickly used [him] for recruitment purposes."

ISIS Claims Responsibility in Suicide Bombing in Shia Mosque in Qatif Killing 21 Worshippers

Twenty-one people were killed when an ISIS suicide bomber blew himself up in a Shia mosque in Qatif, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, after Friday prayers today.

Arab-American Journalist Detained by Israeli Security for ‘Flying While Muslim’

Palestinian-American journalist Noor Wazwaz shares her experience of "Flying While Muslim" into Tel Aviv, saying the humiliation will not deter her from returning again.

Meet the Brazilian Congressman Trying to Christianize the Internet, One Domain Name at a Time

Eduardo Cunha, leader of the lower house, spends around $2,600 per year maintaining net domains. Of his 288 addresses, 154 carry the name of Jesus Christ.

Ananta Bijoy Das Becomes Third Free-Thinking Blogger Killed This Year in Bangladesh

Das promoted critical thinking about religion, which sparked the ire of Islamic hardliners in Bangladesh. He was hacked to death by a group of masked people with machetes.

Preparations are Underway for Ramadhan in Jerusalem

Risking Their Lives to Save Pakistanis From Polio

"According to media reports more than 60 people have lost their lives in the anti-polio campaign in Pakistan since 2012."

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site