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Minor Muslim girls can’t marry: High Court

Minor Muslim girls can’t marry: High Court | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In a landmark judgment, the Circuit Bench of the Karnataka High Court in Dharwad has held that the Mohammedan Law will not apply in the marriage of a minor Musl...
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Azeri Muslims Decry Religious Restrictions

Azeri Muslims Decry Religious Restrictions | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
BAKU – Azerbaijan’s Muslims are decrying government restrictions on the publication and distribution of religious materials, a move seen as an attempt by authorities to curtail the growing influen...
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allAfrica.com: Ethiopia: Church Faces Court Set Back in Property Reacquisition

allAfrica.com: Ethiopia: Church Faces Court Set Back in Property Reacquisition | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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After Sparking Riot Against Christians, Muslim Woman Appears

After Sparking Riot Against Christians, Muslim Woman Appears | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
LUXOR, Egypt -- A senior security official says a missing Muslim woman suspected of conversion to Christianity has been found. Her disappearance set off rioting in southern Egypt.
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Religious Persecution Kills 150,000 Christians Every Year - Salem-News.Com

Religious Persecution Kills 150,000 Christians Every Year - Salem-News.Com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Aid to the Church in Need is a foundation of the Holy See, promoted by Pope Pius XII and initiated by P. Werenfried van Straaten in 1947.Its purpose is to help the needy or suffering persecution church anywhere in the world.
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Misusing Religious Freedom to Cloak Intolerance - Center For American Progress

Misusing Religious Freedom to Cloak Intolerance - Center For American Progress | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Center For American Progress Misusing Religious Freedom to Cloak Intolerance Center For American Progress The conference at which Caruso spoke was sponsored by the Ethics and Public Policy Center and focused on “rising threats to religious...
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President Obama Explains Legal Argument for Same-Sex Marriage - ABC News (blog)

President Obama Explains Legal Argument for Same-Sex Marriage - ABC News (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Obama is not a friend of my Constitution, I am born and raised here. The people of Ca had spoken if he wants to go against the citizens of the state .
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Ambassadors for Religious Freedom | Religion and Other Curiosities

It was quickly pointed out that Bennett’s agency was given a budget of 5 million Canadian dollars, while the Ministry of which it is to be part has a budget of 2.5 billion. This raises the obvious question of what can be accomplished with the agency’s budget; theoretically the Ambassador will be able to use the many Canadian diplomats scattered throughout the world, but he himself will only have a very small staff and one can assume that the Ministry will not be generous in making its diplomats available. The reception of the news in the Canadian press was quite friendly, but also skeptical.

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Tanzanian religious leaders urge tolerance following interfaith violence

Tanzanian religious leaders urge tolerance following interfaith violence | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Christian and Muslim leaders have formed an interfaith forum to address the recent violence and bridge the distance between the two communities.
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allAfrica.com: Libya Arrests Egyptian Christians in Benghazi

allAfrica.com: Libya Arrests Egyptian Christians in Benghazi | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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'Harlem Shake' pits students against salafists

'Harlem Shake' pits students against salafists | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
In Tunisia, an internet dance craze has turned into a mode of protest against extremist violence.
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Religious freedom office to focus on persecutions abroad

Religious freedom office to focus on persecutions abroad | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - Canada’s new religious freedom ambassador says his “deep Christian faith” will be “central” in informing the work he will do in addressing re...
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Spain: Supreme Court Overturns Burqa Ban :: Gatestone Institute

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that a municipal ordinance banning the wearing of Islamic burqas in public spaces is unconstitutional.
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allAfrica.com: Uganda: Bishop Wants Church Consulted On Marriage Bill

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Feature: Religious intolerance; a bane to Africa's development | Religion 2013-03-05

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The Next Pope Should Focus on Religious Freedom - Yahoo! News (blog)

The Next Pope Should Focus on Religious Freedom - Yahoo! News (blog) | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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'Conscience' bill gets cool reaction at public hearing - Omaha World-Herald

'Conscience' bill gets cool reaction at public hearing - Omaha World-Herald | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
'Conscience' bill gets cool reaction at public hearing
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LB 564, the conscience bill, would go beyond the protections already in state law for health care workers who object to participating in abortions.
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Vietnam's 'Decree on Religion' Clamps Down on Christianity

Vietnam's 'Decree on Religion' Clamps Down on Christianity | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
On Jan. 1, Vietnam updated its rules for enforcing its highest law regarding religion. A veteran missionary to Vietnam and authority on Vietnamese Protestant Christianity takes a close look at the religion decree.
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Hijab and freedom of worship

Hijab and freedom of worship | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Hijab Khimaar or Jilbaab are outer garments worn by Muslims women as compulsory for covering their nakedness from being seen by non relative men who Islam barred them from gazing at the women’s nakedness.
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[Voice] What is the future of religion in Korea?

[Voice] What is the future of religion in Korea? | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Korea’s experience of religious belief is as varied as it is long. Shamanism, with a history of some 5,000 years, is th...
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Belgian Islamophobia: MPs vow to ‘impeach’ Muslim extremists — RT News

Belgian Islamophobia: MPs vow to ‘impeach’ Muslim extremists — RT News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Belgian politicians have submitted a proposal to impeach or limit the influence of Muslim extremists in power.
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