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Pakistan: Taseer’s daughter in UK speaks out against political Islam

by Lizzy Millar - 25th May 2011

International community must lobby government to reform madrassas, says murdered governor’s daughter.

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Copts are facing an escalation of violence, warn international experts

by Staff Reporter - 18th May 2011

Pope ShenoudaPolitical unrest in Egypt could spiral into ethnic violence on a mass scale unless the international community takes immediate action, an international group of experts and advocates has warned.

Lapido Media signs statement which condemns international reports of massacres of Copts as ‘sectarian clashes’.

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Fears for objectivity as a thousand citizen ‘journalists’ hit the religion beat

by Lizzy Millar - 11th May 2011

Gary Hoogvliet. Photo: Evangelical AllianceFaith-based charities are fighting back after decades of being ignored or misreported in the secular media - amid fears that the truth may suffer.

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