Stories about Religion from April, 2016
"We believe that everyone, no matter who they are, is deserving of respect. [...] This is necessary in changing the course [of] human rights development in Jamaica."
Rezaul Karim Siddique joins a long list of intellectuals, bloggers and foreigners who have lost their lives in similar killings purportedly carried out by Islamist militants.
Jamaica's Christian Conservatives Point Fingers at International Agencies Over Comprehensive Sex Education
"How can [...] advocates and health practitioners who understand the real world and people of faith [...] reach a point of common understanding for the benefit and welfare of all?"
“If children who suffer from violence are not given the assistance and support they need, they will be lost," says the World's Best Teacher Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub.
Prosecutors in Nizhny Novgorod are investigating a curious helicopter landing that took place on a highway outside the city. The case involves dashcam footage and men dressed as priests.
"We're not ‘disabled’. Everyone has their own talents." "We want the whole world to know about us, to know that we are just like any other person."
The 28-year-old law student was murdered by three assailants in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 7, 2016. The young man was most likely targeted for his critiques of religious conservatism.
Women Flood Polish Prime Minister's Facebook With Vivid Menstruation Descriptions to Protest Abortion Ban
Polish citizens react with satire to their government's attempts to control their bodies. Their approach: extreme obedience to the prime minister meddling in their reproductive health.
The women of Pussy Riot have been free for more than two years now, but they might soon get some company in the annals of Russia’s crimes against religiosity.
"Unfortunately, for both sides, this was kind of a draw. The battle did not even take place. The match was cancelled."