Stories about Religion from November, 2016
Meet South Africa's Prophet of Doom…Literally
"Doom is the answer brothers and sisters lets bow our heads and sPray."
A Mother’s Fight for Her Son Exposes Lebanon’s Institutionalized Sexism
Fatima Ali Hamze was arrested for refusing to give up custody of her son, sparking what could signal a new women's rights movement in Lebanon.
Four Animated Videos That Advocate Religious Tolerance and Protection of Child Refugees in Myanmar
There have been intermittent clashes between Buddhist nationalists and Muslim minority groups in several communities, especially in the western part of Myanmar.
After 200,000 Join Violent Protest in Indonesia, Questions Follow About Defending Islam
The rally, organized by the conservative Islamic Defenders Front, turned violent, and many have since compared the unrest to riots that rocked Jakarta, the country’s capital, in 1998.
There's a Scary Pattern of Phony Facebook Posts Used as an Excuse to Attack Hindus in Bangladesh
A worrying pattern of violence targeting Hindu communities and other minorities continues in Bangladesh.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Census Shows the Demography of Division and the Reality of Illiteracy
Initial results of the Bosnia and Herzegovina census shows that decades of nationalistic politics have entrenched ethnic and religious differences, reconfirming the ethnic cleansing 'gains' from the 1990s war.
Indian Shooter Heena Sidhu Says ‘No’ to Iran's Hijab Rule, and Social Media Rallies Behind Her
"Heena Sidhu pulls out of the Asian Airgun Championships in Iran because of a compulsory hijab rule. A ridiculous rule. And, a brave stance."