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How My Hometown Became the Epicenter of India’s Religious Politics

Hindu nationalists rose to electoral significance from the debris of the mosque they demolished in 1992.
Tags: Elections, News, India, Hinduism, Mosques, Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party, Narendra, Politics And Government, Ayodhya (India


The White House created an online tool for Facebook and Twitter users to report examples of political bias and censorship (FB, TWTR, GOOG)

Hours after 18 nations signed a pledge to fight online terrorism through content moderation, the White House released a form encouraging people to report instances in which their content or accounts were removed from the social media. The form, called the "Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool," asks for links and citizenship status, before asking for an email address to be added to the Trump campaign marketing list. The White House frames tech content moderation as a free speech issue, though many of ...
Tags: Facebook, White House, US, Trends, New Zealand, Christchurch, Zealand, Mosques, Trump, Alex Jones, Emmanuel Macron, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Microsoft Google, Jeff Sessions, Trump Administration, Milo Yiannopoulous


Fire at New Haven Mosque Was Intentionally Set, Fire Chief Says

The federal authorities have joined an investigation into a blaze at Diyanet Mosque of New Haven, Conn.
Tags: News, Arson, Ramadan, Mosques, Muslim Americans, Fires and Firefighters, Muslims and Islam, New Haven (Conn, New Haven Mosque


On Architecture: In Bangladesh, Reimagining What a Mosque Might Be

A group of contemporary architects is creating daringly modern religious structures in the predominantly Muslim nation.
Tags: News, Architecture, Bangladesh, Mosques, Hasina, Muslims and Islam, Wazed, Dhaka (Bangladesh


Sri Lanka Dispatch: Extremism Found Fertile Ground in Sri Lankan Hometown of Radical Preacher

The influences of Wahhabism, a hard-line strain of Islam, transformed the hometown of the man accused of masterminding the Easter Bombings.
Tags: News, Terrorism, Sri Lanka, Mosques, Religion and Belief, 2019, Muslims and Islam, Sufism (Religion, Sri Lanka Easter Bombings (April, National Thowheeth Jama'ath


Sri Lanka Dispatch: Sri Lanka Attacks: Hometown of Accused Mastermind Was Fertile Ground for Extremism

The influences of Wahhabism, a hard-line strain of Islam, transformed the hometown of the suspected ringleader in the Easter Bombings.
Tags: News, Terrorism, Sri Lanka, Mosques, Religion and Belief, 2019, Muslims and Islam, Sufism (Religion, Sri Lanka Easter Bombings (April, National Thowheeth Jama'ath


Sri Lankan Accused of Leading Attacks Preached Slaughter. Many Dismissed Him.

The man accused of masterminding the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels never hid his hatred. “We all underestimated him,” a resident of his hometown said.
Tags: News, Sri Lanka, Mosques, 2019, Muslims and Islam, Sufism (Religion, Sri Lanka Easter Bombings (April, National Thowheeth Jama'ath


Suspected Sri Lanka Ringleader Preached Slaughter. Many at Home Dismissed Him.

The man accused of masterminding the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels never hid his hatred. “We all underestimated him,” a resident of his hometown said.
Tags: News, Sri Lanka, Mosques, 2019, Muslims and Islam, Sufism (Religion, Sri Lanka Easter Bombings (April, National Thowheeth Jama'ath


Most fascinating mosques in China

China has an ambiguous stance in regards to institutionalized faith. On the one hand, the People’s Republic recognizes five religions — Buddhism, Catholicism, Daoism, Islam, and Protestantism — and protects freedom of religious belief under its constitution, but on the other, the Council on Foreign Relations reports that “China is home to one of the largest populations of religious prisoners, likely numbering in the tens of thousands.” With about 22 million believers, Muslims comprise less th...
Tags: Travel, Silk Road, China, Beijing, Pakistan, United Nations, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang, Mosques, All, Turpan, Xining, Great Mosque, Genghis Khan, Yunnan, Hui


Faith Politics on the Rise as Indonesian Islam Takes a Hard-Line Path

Before the presidential vote this week, Indonesian candidates are polishing their religious credentials to appeal to a growing conservative populace.
Tags: News, Indonesia, Terrorism, Joko Widodo, Demonstrations, Mosques, Suharto, Islamic Defenders Front, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Nahdlatul Ulama, Religion and Belief, Politics And Government, Women and Girls, Protests and Riots, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Pop and Rock Music


Istanbul Dispatch: In Istanbul, Erdogan Remakes Taksim Square, a Symbol of Secular Turkey

This popular urban patch has been a symbol of the secular republic for nearly 100 years, but six years after deadly protests there, contentious changes have begun to alter its character in major ways.
Tags: News, Turkey, Erdogan, Demonstrations, Istanbul, Mosques, Ataturk, Recep Tayyip, Kemal, Protests and Riots, Muslims and Islam, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, Area Planning and Renewal, Istanbul (Turkey, Taksim Solidarity, Istanbul Erdogan Remakes Taksim Square


The Anatomy of White Terror

Andres Breivik, the Norwegian terrorist, was diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder. Brenton Tarrant, who is accused of killing 50 worshipers in New Zealand, displays similar traits.
Tags: News, Terrorism, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Whites, Breivik, Hasson, Immigration and Emigration, Christopher Paul, Anders Behring, Christchurch (New Zealand, Brenton Tarrant, Attack (March 2019, Andres Breivik


New Zealand Attacks: Quick Action, Near Miss and Courage in Christchurch

A bystander and police preparedness may have helped limit the toll by a gunman equipped to inflict far greater damage.
Tags: News, Police, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Attack (March 2019


New Zealand Mourns Victims of Mosque Attacks

Across the country, New Zealanders gathered in support of the nation’s Muslims and to remember the victims of the attacks in Christchurch.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Mosques, Muslims and Islam, School Shootings and Armed Attacks, Christchurch (New Zealand


New Zealand Attack: Quick Action, Near Miss and Courage in Christchurch

A bystander and police preparedness may have helped limit the toll by a gunman equipped to inflict far greater damage.
Tags: News, Police, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Attack (March 2019


How to Help the Victims of the Christchurch Shootings

Several charities sought donations to help the victims’ families and those wounded in the attack on two New Zealand mosques to rebuild their lives.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Muslims and Islam, Christchurch (New Zealand, Christchurch Shootings, Attack (March 2019


In Australia Town Where Suspect Grew Up, Residents Are Stupefied

Brenton Tarrant, accused of carrying out the massacre of 49 people in Christchurch, New Zealand, grew up in Grafton, Australia.
Tags: News, Terrorism, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Tarrant, Christchurch (New Zealand, Muslims and Islam, Brenton Tarrant, Attack (March 2019, Brenton Harrison, Grafton (Australia, Australia Town


‘God Is Testing Us’: Tears and Outrage at a New Zealand Hospital

Some at the attacked mosques had come from places scarred by war, others had grown up in Christchurch. But they all came together to seek answers about at the hospital.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Terrorism, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Muslims and Islam, Christchurch (New Zealand, Attack (March 2019, New Zealand Hospital


Two New Zealand Mosques, a Hate-Filled Massacre Designed for Its Time

The horror, meant for an era that has married social media with racism, was motivated by white extremist hatred, streamed live on Facebook and calculated to go viral.
Tags: Facebook, News, New Zealand, Gun Control, Christchurch, Mosques, Trump, Murders, Facebook Inc, Donald J, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Ardern, Jacinda, Christchurch (New Zealand, New Zealand Mosques, Attack (March 2019


A Hate-Fueled Massacre in New Zealand Mosques, Designed for Its Times

The horror, meant for an era that has married social media with racism, was motivated by white extremist hatred, streamed live on Facebook and calculated to go viral.
Tags: Facebook, News, New Zealand, Gun Control, Christchurch, Mosques, Trump, Murders, Facebook Inc, Donald J, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Ardern, Jacinda, Christchurch (New Zealand, Attack (March 2019


Kiwis Experience an Attack That ‘Feels Imported’

Even our haven at the end of the earth couldn’t escape the global forces of hate.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Christchurch (New Zealand


Security Increased at American Mosques After New Zealand Attacks

American Muslims were mourning the victims of the attacks as officials tried to assure them they would be protected while practicing their faith.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Muslim Americans, Muslims and Islam, Attack (March 2019, American Mosques After New Zealand Attacks


Terror Finally Comes to New Zealand

Even our haven at the end of the earth couldn’t escape the global forces of hate.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Christchurch (New Zealand


New Zealand Muslims Await Word From Mosque Attacks: ‘Everybody Knew Each Other’

In a closely knit community of about 50,000, phones were ringing unanswered late Friday, and reassurance was hard to come by.
Tags: News, Terrorism, New Zealand, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Immigration and Emigration, Muslims and Islam, Christchurch (New Zealand


Christchurch Mosque Shootings Were Partly Streamed on Facebook

The police said a man in his late 20s was arrested and charged with murder but declined to identify him. Three others were also in custody, but it was unclear if they were involved.
Tags: Facebook, News, Australia, New Zealand, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Christchurch (New Zealand


New Zealand Shooting Live Updates: 49 Are Dead After 2 Mosques Are Hit

The police said four people had been taken into custody after the attack in Christchurch.
Tags: News, Terrorism, New Zealand, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Muslims and Islam


Christchurch Shooting Live Updates: 49 Are Dead After 2 Mosques Are Hit

The police said four people had been taken into custody after the attack in New Zealand.
Tags: News, Australia, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Christchurch (New Zealand


New Zealand Mosque Shootings Leave 49 Dead

The police said four people were in custody after attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. The prime minister said that “this can only be described as a terrorist attack.”
Tags: News, Australia, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Christchurch (New Zealand


New Zealand Mosque Shootings Leave 40 Dead

The police said four people were in custody after attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. The prime minister said that “this can only be described as a terrorist attack.”
Tags: News, Australia, New Zealand, Christchurch, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Christchurch (New Zealand


Christchurch Shooting Updates: 40 Are Dead After 2 Mosques Are Hit

The police said four people had been taken into custody after the attack in New Zealand.
Tags: News, Australia, Mosques, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Christchurch (New Zealand, Christchurch Shooting Updates