Describing it as a colonial-era law, Indian website Lapidomedia reports that a warrant for the arrest of national cricket captain Mahindra Singh Dhoni has been issued in connection with his appearance on the front page of… Continue reading
Research published by the Pew Research Centre suggests women are more likely to attend religious services in Christian countries, but men are more likely to be present in Muslim and Jewish countries and communities.
“In the United States … Continue reading
A court in Brussels has thrown out charges that could have seen Church of Scientology banned as a “criminal enterprise” in Belgium, after a judge said the defendants were targeted because of their religion.
Eleven members of the celebrity-backed, US-based… Continue reading
Forum 18 reports that from September to December 2015 at least 35 individuals and three religious organisations exercising freedom of religion or belief were prosecuted in Russia under Administrative Code Article 20.29 (“Production or mass distribution of extremist materials”).
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Catholic peer, Lord Alton, has called on the British government to accept the “reality” of the persecution of Christians in Pakistan, as a report launched today finds UK government policy on Pakistani religious minorities to be inadequate.
The All Party… Continue reading
An international seminar on the life and ways of Prophet Mohammed condemned terrorism and declared that Islam has no room for any terrorist activities.
“Islam is the religion of peace, fraternity, tolerance, mutual respect and patriotism,” said eminent scholars from… Continue reading
The celebrations of World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) 2016 concluded at the Modern Islamic Studies Centre (MISC), Islamabad, with concerted efforts to create understanding between different faiths and religions in different parts of the country.
A ‘Peace Prayer Day’ gathering… Continue reading
At their recent meeting in Havana, the first in history, Pope Francis and Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia discussed the mutual relations between the Churches, the crucial problems of their faithful, and the outlook for the… Continue reading
Pakistani Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi and other speakers at an event held at the United Nations voiced serious concern over the increasing hate crimes against Muslims in the West, saying that the most effective action to reverse this dangerous trend lay… Continue reading
World Report 2016 is Human Rights Watch’s 26th annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide, drawing on events from the end of 2014… Continue reading