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08/27/2015 YEMEN – SAUDI ARABIA
Human Rights Watch slams Saudi-led coalition for using cluster bombs in Yemen
Between April and July, the Saudis carried out at least seven attacks in which they employed such weapons with devastating effect. HRW calls for a stop to their use, urging the parties to the conflict to sign the treaty banning them. Meanwhile, joint Arab League regional force has been postponed under Saudi pressure.
Sana'a (AsiaNews/Agencies) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday urged the Saudi-led coalition battling Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen to stop using cluster munitions, saying it had uncovered new evidence of their...

08/27/2015 RUSSIA
Hare Krishna accused of violence against their children, " forced to dance naked and be vegetarian"
The accuser, Yulia Zimová, wants to create a precedent to ensure that religious communities do not violate the rights of children. Hare Krishna leader rejects charges.
08/27/2015 SRI LANKA
Defence seminar to focus on global threats
by Melani Manel Perera
Titled ‘National Security in the Context of Emerging Global Threats,’ the event will be held in Colombo on 1-2 September. Some 350 delegates are expected from 66 countries. The ambassadors of China and Pakistan will address the seminar. The Army chief claims the military has achieved high levels of professionalism since the end of the civil war.
08/20/2015 BANGLADESH
Police arrest six Catholics in Rajshahi in connection with the death of a “possessed” tribal woman
by Sumon Corraya
Fulmoni Murmu came to St John Vianney Catholic Church in Mundumala seeking treatment. Fr Corraya said that she mumbled gibberish. Charmers hit her with sticks. Now the priest is the object of threats and pressures.
08/27/2015 INDONESIA
Christians, Muslims and Buddhists celebrate coexistence in Kudus, central Java
by Mathias Hariyadi
The Archdiocese of Semarang organised an event that brought together leaders of all denominations to boost relations of friendship. Each community prepared dances and songs. The region, which has a Muslim majority, has always been an example of tolerance.

08/27/2015 HONG KONG – CHINA
Hong Kong government’s vendetta against students and Occupy Central founders
by Paul Wang
Three student leaders - Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, and Alex Chow – have been accused of unlawful assembly and inciting others to take part in. Benny Tai, Robert Chung, and Daniel Chua have been accused of receiving anonymous donations to promote pro-democracy referendum, and conducting public opinion studies on the matter.
08/27/2015 MYANMAR
Jailed Burmese students in isolation for going a hunger strike
by Francis Khoo Thwe
The students are protesting the refusal by the authorities to let them out on bail to take exams scheduled for September. The four students, who are from a Mandalay university, were arrested on July 1 for demonstrating against education reform. For Myanmar activists, the four have been abused and denied their basic rights.
08/27/2015 CHINA
Zhejiang faithful re-erect cross government demolished: a "theft"
The Communist Party campaign launched has already affected 1200-1500 buildings and crosses. No government organization has claimed responsibility for the destruction.
08/27/2015 INDIA
Karnataka, government compensates Christian victims of 2008 attacks
by Nirmala Carvalho
The 12 victims will receive a reward of 15 thousand rupees (200 €). The state has recognized the responsibility of Hindu radicals. The violence erupted shortly after the rise to power of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
08/27/2015 CHINA
Government and industry officials involved in Tianjin explosion arrested
Those arrested include the president and vice president of the Rui Hai International Logistics. 500 people are still hospitalized. Fear of environmental pollution and water pollution remains high. Meanwhile, prosecutors are investigating 11 others, suspected of negligence and abuse of power.
08/27/2015 JORDAN - ISLAM
Muslims are not doing "enough" to fight the Islamic State, says Queen Rania
The Queen of Jordan - in France for a number of meetings - calls for greater attention to young people in the Middle East: if they are not given jobs and opportunities they swell the ranks of Isis militias. The urgent need to create 100 thousand jobs by 2020. The global consequences.
08/26/2015 SOUTH KOREA
To attract visitors, Busan is set to offer amphibious bus tours
The vehicles will be equipped with propellers that will allow them to travel in the city’s canals and river.
08/26/2015 INDIA
India census: Muslims grew faster than Hindus but less than Christians
Census data covering 2001-2011 show Muslims increased by 0.8 per cent whilst Hindus rose 0.7 per cent. Muslims and Hindus are 172 million and 966 million respectively out of a total of a population of 1.2 billion. Christians make up 2.3 per cent of the population, but grew by 15.5 per cent.
08/26/2015 ISRAEL
Israeli arms sales drop by a billion in 2014, but grow by 40 per cent in Africa
Israel remains among world’s top 10 arms exporters. In 2014, it signed contracts worth US$ 5.6 billion, down 13 per cent. African and Latin American markets are still expanding. A United Nations panel found that Israeli weapons have been used in the civil war in Southern Sudan.
08/26/2015 ASIA – CHINA
China’s former deputy finance minister to head new development bank
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will compete with US-backed World Bank and Japan-backed Asian Development Bank. The new president speaks both English and French.

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08/26/2015 TURKEY
Ankara: interim government until November vote, including (perhaps) Kurdish party
08/26/2015 SRI LANKA
President Sirisena returns land to 300 Tamil families by Melani Manel Perera
08/26/2015 THAILAND
Bangkok blast: little progress in the investigation, but life for people is back to normal
08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"
08/26/2015 MYANMAR
Aung San Suu Kyi: If November elections "free and fair" the opposition will win
08/26/2015 SYRIA
Islamic State using chemical weapons in Syria
08/26/2015 CHINA
Chinese stock markets continue slide despite cut in interest rates. Search on for “who to blame” by Wang Zhicheng
08/25/2015 LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut Declaration
08/25/2015 SYRIA
ISIS posts pictures of Palmyra temple destruction
08/25/2015 INDIA
For Mgr Barwa, Kandhamal Christians are witnesses of Christ, at peace in the face of persecution
08/25/2015 INDONESIA
Indonesian ulema tell 42-year-old man named ‘god’ to change his name or lose his rights by Mathias Hariyadi
08/25/2015 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad: Christian family forced to flee from place to place after wife converts from Islam by Stephen Masih
08/25/2015 INDIA
Still no justice for Kandhamal’s Christians seven years after pogroms by Nirmala Carvalho
08/25/2015 MYANMAR
With the authorities unable to cope, civil society groups organise flood relief
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LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut DeclarationFreedom of religion, education and opinion are defended by quoting the Qur’ān, which is the basis for the rule of law, not a religious state. Lebanese Sunnis slam violence committed in the name of God. The full declaration is reprinted here.
LEBANON
Islamic Makassed launch doctrinal battle against Muslim extremism
by Fady NounOfficial reference point for Lebanon’s Sunnis approves a document entitled "Beirut Declaration on Religious Freedom". Speculation over whether Dar el-Fatwa will succeed in gradually regaining control of Islamic religious teaching in the nation’s mosques.
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08/25/2015 PAKISTAN
Faisalabad: Christian family forced to flee from place to place after wife converts from Islam
by Stephen Masih
08/21/2015 NEPAL-SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Islamic leaders oppose extradition Nepalese murderer: "He is an Islamic missionary"
by Christopher Sharma
08/22/2015 LEBANON
Islamic Makassed launch doctrinal battle against Muslim extremism
by Fady Noun
08/25/2015 LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut Declaration
08/24/2015 SINGAPORE - MALAYSIA - BRUNEI
Catholics in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei use rosary and website against human trafficking
08/21/2015 VIETNAM
Hanoi ignores Caodaists and Catholics who criticise new religious bill for violating human rights
by Nguyen Hung - J. Dang
08/22/2015 IRAQ - SYRIA
Unesco: Islamic State most brutal destruction since Second World War
08/21/2015 SYRIA
As IS destroys Mar Elian monastery, nuncio in Damascus calls for international diplomacy to save Syria
08/24/2015 RUSSIA - CHINA
As price per barrel drops so do Russia’s hopes of signing a second gas deal with China
08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"

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