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  1. 1. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Pope condemns religious persecution in Christmas address

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis on Thursday roundly condemned jihadist violence and the "brutal persecution" of religious minorities in a Christmas message to the world's 1.2 billion Catholics and millions of others.

  2. 2. news | 16 Jan 2015

    US, UN warn Myanmar over growing religious tensions

    By AFP

    » A top American diplomat Friday decried growing religious intolerance in Myanmar and warned the use of faith for political ends was "playing with fire" in a crunch election year for the former junta-run country.

  3. 3. news | 15 Dec 2014

    SSC ban riles female monks

    SPECIAL REPORT

    By Lamphai Intathep, Newspaper section: News

    » Being a Bhikkhuni, or female monk, is not easy in Thailand. They are not recognised by religious authorities, and women who want to be Bhikkhuni have to be ordained by religious figures from other Theravada Buddhist coun...

  4. 4. opinion | 20 Jan 2015

    Stand up to hatred

    EDITORIAL

    Newspaper section: News

    » Credit a top US diplomat for raising the issue of fast-growing religious intolerance in our region. Tom Malinowski, an official of the human rights office of the US State Department, made his comments last week in Myanma...

  5. 5. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Pakistani cartoonists tread fine line in land of blasphemy laws

    By AFP

    » ISLAMABAD - In the face of Pakistan's prolific use of blasphemy laws and a culture of political violence, cartoonists must tread a thin line. But they do find ways to poke fun at the powerful -- including religious ...

  6. 6. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Myanmar's new cardinal in plea for religious tolerance

    By AFP

    » YANGON - Myanmar's first cardinal said Tuesday he would push for an end to sectarian violence in his country, two days after he was elevated to the heights of the Roman Catholic Church.

  7. 7. lifestyle | 27 Jan 2015

    Permanent scars of violence

    By Napamon Roongwitoo, Newspaper section: Life

    » It can be said that no one else in the world could ever love a child more than the parents. While that statement is usually true, on the flip side of the coin, it is often the child's own parents who inflict the gre...

  8. 8. opinion | 24 Jan 2015

    Seven steps to building up southern trust

    insurgency

    Newspaper section: News

    » Violence in Thailand's deep South is at its lowest level in the past 11 years. While this is a very positive development for the people of the South who have lived with violence and fear on a daily basis, it does no...

  9. 9. news | 12 Jan 2015

    NE Nigeria hit by wave of suicide bombings as violence spikes

    By AFP

    » KANO (NIGERIA) - Four people were killed in suicide attacks by two female bombers on Sunday in the latest deadly violence in northeast Nigeria after the military appealed for support to help fight Boko Haram.

  10. 10. news | 29 Dec 2014

    Bahrain charges opposition chief with promoting violence

    By AFP

    » Prosecutors in Sunni-ruled Bahrain charged Shiite opposition chief Sheikh Ali Salman on Monday with promoting regime change in the Gulf kingdom through hatred and violence.

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