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· August, 2007

Stories about Religion from August, 2007

Egypt: Blogging for Civil and Religious Freedoms

The struggle for personal freedoms is ongoing in Egypt and the nation's bloggers continue to demand the liberty of citizens. Whether it be religious freedom or freedom from the wrath...

Russia: Intermarriages

Trinidad & Tobago: Faith and Tolerance

Czech Rebublic: “Imaginary Migrants”

India: Photographs from a temple

Yemen: Shiites,Gaddafi and Saudi Arabia

Iraq: Sectarian Policies

Turkey: wordpress.com ban inspires firestorm of criticism

Matthew Mullenweg, founding developer of the popular WordPress blogging platform, has received a letter from the lawyers acting on behalf of a Turkish Islamic-creationist, Adnan Oktar, aka Harun Yahya, claiming...

India: Wedding Rituals

Barbados, Jamaica: One Love

Iran:Bloggers at Prayer

Iran:Too Sexy Photos?

Azerbaijan: Islam on the rise?

Bahrain: Poetry Slammed!

This week Bahraini bloggers express their concerns about the country's electronic identity cards. With the school year about to begin, education is a hot topic. Be careful what you write...

Lebanon: Why Hezbollah Does Not Want an Islamic State

Caribbean: Bracing for Hurricane Dean

The Caribbean blogosphere is abuzz over the impending arrival of Hurricane Dean, the first official hurricane of the season: Steve's Dominica reports: “Dean will be passing over us around 6am...

Bangla blogs: It's all about Taslima

On August 9th, the firebrand Bangladeshi author-in-exile Taslima Nasrin was attacked by a group of MIM (Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) activists during a function held at the Press Club in Hyderabad, India....

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood to Release Party Platform

Algeria: The Last Jew of Babylon

Lebanon: Fatwa to Ban Honor Killings

From rules on how to handle men in Lebanon to the meaning of the name Lamia, we end this round up of Lebanese blogs to a fatwa (religious edict) by...

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