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  • Country: 
    Indonesia
    News Date: 
    19/08/2018
    Summary: 

    “Woman on trial for blasphemy in Indonesia after her complaints about noisy mosque sparked riots,” , August 14, 2018:

    Indonesian prosecutors have demanded an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque’s loudspeakers.

  • Country: 
    Bangladesh
    News Date: 
    02/11/2016
    Summary: 

    Crowds of Muslims attacked Hindu homes and temples in eastern Bangladesh this week, raising concerns that the authorities are not taking steps to curb rising religious tensions. Attacks on Hindus are not unusual in Bangladesh, but it is rare to see multiple crowds targeting temples in an organized way as they did on Sunday and Monday.

  • Country: 
    Afghanistan
    News Date: 
    02/07/2018
    Summary: 

    The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan that killed at least 19 people, mostly Sikhs and Hindus. The bomber targeted a delegation from the minority communities as it was traveling to the governor’s residence in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday for a meeting with President Ashraf Ghani.

  • Country: 
    Saudi Arabia
    News Date: 
    01/04/2014
    Summary: 

    Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which define atheists as terrorists, according to a report from Human Rights Watch.

  • Country: 
    Pakistan
    News Date: 
    13/03/2018
    Summary: 

    Civil society took to the streets on Sunday to protest last week’s moves by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to place religion at the forefront of citizenry life. The declaration of faith provision appears to be aimed at bringing the Ahmadi community even further into the line of fire.

  • Summary: 
    • Anti-Semitism is running rampant at German primary schools, according to Heinz-Peter Meidinger, president of the President of the German Teachers' Association (Deutschen Lehrerverbandes, DL). He also said that videos of beheadings are commonplace at German schools, and that female pupils are being threatened with murder. "In chat forums like WhatsApp, movies such as ISIS beheading videos are spreading like wildfire."

    • "It is unacceptable that non-Muslim and above all Jewish children have to be afraid of going to school in this country because they are being labeled as 'unbelievers' and even threatened with death.... Since autumn... Kuwait Airways is allowed to discriminate against Jews at Frankfurt Airport, and the Federal Government does not object. Let us not fool ourselves: it is the Federal Government, which, for inexplicable reasons, allows Jews in Germany to be treated like this." — Julian Reichelt, Editor-in-Chief of Bild.

    • "Mass gatherings that degenerate into violence are incompatible with our understanding of democracy. Humanity, tolerance, respect and dealing with each other in a democratic way are the basic values ​​on which our coexistence is oriented. We all want to live in a peaceful, open and democratic society." — Sören Link, Mayor of Duisburg.

  • Country: 
    Malaysia
    News Date: 
    24/03/2018
    Summary: 

    Seven suspected terrorists have been arrested in Johor and Sabah, said Malaysian police on Saturday (Mar 24). Six of them, Malaysians from an Islamic State cell, were arrested in Johor for allegedly planning attacks on non-Muslim places of worship and plotting to kill police personnel, while an Abu Sayyaf member was detained in Sabah, said the police in a statement. 

  • Country: 
    India
    News Date: 
    18/02/2018
    Summary: 

    “Hindu Women Molested & Assaulted by Muslim Youth in Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan – 3 Injured,” , February 18, 2018 (thanks to ):

  • Germany-47% of muslims believe sharia more important than national law, in Sweden 52% believe the same

  • Summary: 
    • In Germany, 47% of Muslims believe Sharia is more important than German law. In Sweden, 52% of Muslims believe that Sharia is more important than Swedish law.

    • The studies are supported by European intelligence reports. In Germany, intelligence agencies warned in the early fall of 2015 that, "We are importing Islamic extremism, Arab anti-Semitism, national and ethnic conflicts of other peoples, as well as a different understanding of society and law."

    • A recent Belgian study, in which 4,734 Belgians were polled, showed that two-thirds of Belgians feel that their nation is being "increasingly invaded".

  • Country: 
    Austria
    News Date: 
    14/01/2018
    Summary: 

    A new  by Professor Ednan Aslan has revealed some shocking insights. The professor, whose speciality is religious education at the University of Vienna, asked Muslim asylum seekers in the city of Graz about their religious attitudes. Many respondents, it turned out, were holding radical religious views. For example, 44.3 percent of the women interviewed were opposed to shaking hands with men.

  • Country: 
    Yemen
    News Date: 
    15/01/2018
    Summary: 

    The death penalty for apostasy is part of Islamic law. It’s based on the Qur’an: “They wish you would disbelieve as they disbelieved so you would be alike. So do not take from among them allies until they emigrate for the cause of Allah. But if they turn away, then seize them and kill them wherever you find them and take not from among them any ally or helper.” (Qur’an 4:89)

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