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News Somalia » Religion: Somalia: Somaliland Fatwa Forbids FGM

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802070186.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Religious affairs minister Sheikh Khalil Abdullahi Ahmed hailed the fatwa, which effectively criminalizes FGM. He said the practice led Somali women and girls to suffer "during marriage, during childbirth and at young age" as it interferes with urination ...

News Somalia » Religion: Correlation Not Causation: the Link Between Terrorism and Islam

News channel or source: https://www.mintpressnews.com/correlation-not-causation-the-link-between-terrorism-and-islam/237696/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

And after that, all the regional militant groups – including the Taliban in Afghanistan, al-Shabab in Somalia, Boko Haram in Nigeria and ... insurgency anywhere in the world has less to do with religious extremism and more with the weak writ of the ...

News Somalia » Religion: Nepal's Protection Of Religious Freedom On Downward Spiral

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewelinaochab/2018/02/07/nepals-protection-of-religious-freedom-on-downward-spiral/
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

(2) Every religious denomination shall ... Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. One such example of a prisoner awaiting her death sentence for blasphemy is Asia Bibi, a Christian Pakistani woman who has been ...

News Somalia » Religion: Trump's travel ban is unconstitutional religious discrimination, US court rules

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/15/trump-travel-ban-unconstitutional-appeals-court-ruling-virginia
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The court upheld a ruling by a federal judge in Maryland who issued an injunction barring enforcement of the ban against people from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen ... our nation’s dedication to religious freedom and tolerance,” the ...

News Somalia » Religion: Evangelicals join interfaith leaders in Washington to promote religious tolerance

News channel or source: https://religionnews.com/2018/02/07/evangelicals-join-interfaith-leaders-in-washington-to-promote-religious-tolerance/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Yemen and Somalia. The conference also included the first public address by newly appointed U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback. The former Kansas governor — who was confirmed by the Senate last month after Vice ...

News Somalia » Religion: Appeals court declares Trump travel ban unconstitutional

News channel or source: http://www.king5.com/article/news/nation-world/appeals-court-declares-trump-travel-ban-unconstitutional/507-519260676
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

President Donald Trump's latest travel ban on travelers from six largely Muslim countries is unconstitutional because it discriminates against Muslims because of their religion ... Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen who have bona fide relationships ...

News Somalia » Religion: A Federal Appeals Court Ruled That Trump's Third Travel Ban Is Likely Unconstitutional

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/zoetillman/a-federal-appeals-court-ruled-that-trumps-third-travel-ban
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Constitution prohibits government actions hostile to a religion.” After federal courts struck down ... countries covered under the previous travel bans — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen — as well as two new countries, Chad and North ...

News Somalia » Religion: Trump’s travel ban puts a religious minority he promised to protect in the cross hairs

News channel or source: https://thinkprogress.org/iraqi-christians-muslim-ban-d685714b1802/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Aside from even the biases of Americanization and religion people like Jarjiss or Murad might face ... then turned around when it reached Dakar. His theory — that Somalia didn’t want to take them back — touches on some of the futility of the current ...

News Somalia » Religion: Somaliland Issues Religious Edict Against Female Genital Mutilation

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w172vr1m1jfxv5d
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Somaliland has issued a fatwa, or religious edict, condemning FGM paving the way for ... is almost universal in the self-declared republic of Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia. Also in the programme; more than forty thousand refugees have fled ...

News Somalia » Religion: For Somalia, Chaos Breeds Religious War

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/24/world/africa/24somalia.html
Publication date: onday 19 January 2015

DUSA MARREB, Somalia — From men of peace, the Sufi clerics suddenly became men of war. Their shrines were being destroyed. Their imams were being murdered. Their tolerant beliefs were under withering attack. So the moderate Sufi scholars recently did ...