TERROR ATTACKS IN FRANCE AND MACRON’S PLAN TO COMBAT ‘ISLAMIC SEPARATISM’

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By Donnelly McCleland French President Emmanuel Macron has said he can understand why Muslims were shocked by controversial cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad. But, in an interview with broadcaster Al Jazeera, he said he could never accept the issue justified violence. It comes after Thursday’s deadly knife attack on a church in Nice, the third…

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FOUNDATIONS LAID FOR HINDU TEMPLE AT SITE OF RAZED MOSQUE

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a ceremony on Wednesday 5 August marking the start of construction on a new Hindu temple in the city of Ayodhya. The temple will take approximately three-and-a-half years to build and is located at the site believed to be the birthplace of Lord Ram, said to be one of…

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SECTARIAN VIOLENCE IN INDIA CLAIMS DOZENS OF LIVES

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India has been rocked by the deadliest sectarian violence in New Delhi in decades. The fighting began on Sunday 23 February — just before US President Donald Trump arrived in the country for meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi — and quickly escalated into mass riots, with Hindu mobs targeting Muslim homes in the…

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RIFT OVER INDIA’S CITIZENSHIP LAW

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By Alex Pollock India’s Supreme Court has refused to put on hold the implementation of a controversial new citizenship law. The court also asked the government to respond within a month to a clutch of petitions challenging the law’s constitutional validity. The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was passed in December last year [2019], prompting outrage…

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AN ISLAMIC USA, ONE CHURCH AT A TIME?

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An email currently circulating Christian networks calls for “action if we value our way of life” with an alarming message that Muslims are building “an Islamic State in America, one church at a time”. The email reads as follows: “CHURCHES NO MORE – THEY ARE BUILDING AN ISLAMIC STATE IN AMERICA, ONE CHURCH AT A TIME….

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