· February, 2010

Stories about Religion from February, 2010

Pakistan: The Taliban Succession

  11 February 2010

Kalsoom at CHUP: Changing Up Pakistan discusses the controversial demise of several Taliban leaders and the battle, drama and rumors about their successors.

Pakistan: Karachi Under Attack

  6 February 2010

On February 5, 2010, twin suicidal blasts hit mourners of the Shia sect in Karachi. The attacks came 40 days after the Ashura bombing that killed over 40 people. Bloggers discuss the history of violence in Karachi and the inability of the authorities to gain control of the situation.

Trinidad & Tobago: On Carnival

  4 February 2010

TriniGourmet.com “shine[s] a spotlight on Trinidad’s largest cultural festival, Carnival”, while gspottt publishes a list of Carnival safety tips.

Indonesia: Support for Facebook

  4 February 2010

An Islamic Boarding School in Bogor, West Java in Indonesia is supporting Facebook despite the statement of a local Islamic organization that the famous social networking site is haram or forbidden.

Haiti: Marathon Man

  2 February 2010

As Haiti drops from being the lead story in the mainstream media, how can they hear stresses that “what Haiti needs most are those that are ready to run the marathon, not just run the 100 yard sprint.”

Haiti: Measurable Map?

  2 February 2010

The Life and Times of the Mangine Many republishes a map of the damage in Haiti from the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, while The Livesay [Haiti] Weblog wonders “how anything like this can ever be quantified.”

Haiti: News from Jacmel

  1 February 2010

how can they hear reports from Jacmel, Haiti: “There is certainly a shift taking place here in the last 2 days. Life seems to be getting back to normal… In no way do I want it to sound like life is peachy in Jacmel, because I’m sure that for many,...

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