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UGANDA: Brave priest says ‘I’ll die rather than stay silent'

by David Sseppuuya - 20th February 2013

Prophetic courage: Bishop Zac Niringiye. Photo: New VisionThe country is one of the most corrupt in the world. Some aid has been suspended. But when a Bishop spoke up, they arrested him.

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UK: How a goodwill offer of land for a new mosque turned sour

by Wilf Merttens - 13th February 2013

Jamme Masjid trustee Bashir Choudri with plans for the new mosque. Photo: Wilf MerttensSocial engineering or religious illiteracy? Reading Council in a bind over Muslim theological differences.

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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood launches development campaign as violence rocks the nation

by Jayson Casper - 30th January 2013

Planting trees in Egypt. Photo: Jayson Casper'They cannot run the country administratively; everything they touch fails’, claims Muslim opposition as parties vie for moral high ground in Egypt's dance of death.

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    WHAT ARE THE RELIGIOUS trends that inform the thoughts, feelings and actions of Britain's Muslim communities? Philip Lewis reviews an indispensable and accessible work that lays bare the ideologies informing the main Islamic movements in Britain today.