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Buddhists protest nuclear power in Japan

After a 15-month compulsory shut down, nuclear reactors at the Oi power plant in Western Japan have been coming back online. But the move is causing controversy, and anti-nuclear demonstrations…

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Hezbollah condemns arrest of Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia

Lebanese Shia militia Hezbollah (the “Party of God”) condemned the arrest of a high profile Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. In a statement, Hezbollah said that Sheikh Nimr…

Shaykh Kabbani on al-Qaeda and Islamic fundamentalism

U.S. Leader of the Naqshbandi Haqqani Sufi Order, Shaykh (or Sheikh) Kabbani talks about Islamic fundamentalism and militancy, and how it is negatively affecting Muslims. He has held the positions of Co-Chair…

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Christian rival to Muslim Brotherhood founded in Egypt

Coptic activists in Egypt have announced the founding of a Christian rival to the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood. The election of MB member Mohammed Mursi to the office of Egyptian president…

Dalai Lama’s supporters cyber attacked as Buddhist leader celebrates birthday

As the Dalai Lama celebrated his 77th birthday on Friday July 6, his supportes came under an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) cyber attack. Kaspersky Lab discovered that an email with…

Nigerian Muslim leader says Islam forbids killing

Lt. Col Ishaq Rano, Assistant Director, Islamic Affairs of the Nigerian Army, has condemned terrorism conducted in the name of Islam. Speaking at Friday prayers, Rano targeted the militant Islamist…

Jews and Muslims unite to defend circumcision and ritual slaughter customs

Jews and Muslims in two European nations have come together to protest proposed bans on circumcising male children as well as ritual slaughter practices in meat production. After protests by…

Tibetans protest China’s occupation in NY

Tibetans gathered in New York City today to pay “tribute” today to the more than 40 men and women that have self-immolated in Tibet, in order to draw attention to…