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Being on Facebook is a sin, says Iranian cleric

(THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - An Iranian cleric has declared that Facebook is against the teachings of Islam and therefore, it is a sin to become a member of the social networking site, Berita Harian reported.
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Revealed: Eight honour attacks a day in Britain as rates rise

Revealed: Eight honour attacks a day in Britain as rates rise | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Britain is facing an epidemic of “honour” attacks with EIGHT happening per day, new figures have revealed.

Last year 2,823 attacks were reported – most on women in South Asian, Eastern European and Middle Eastern communities – who suffered acid attacks, abduction, ­mutilations and beatings.

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Graphic: Anatomy of a stoning | National Post

Graphic: Anatomy of a stoning | National Post | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
In Saturday's National Post we look at the brutal practice of stoning. This method of execution is still practiced in certain countries, notably Iran, where it is used to punish adulterers and other criminals.
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