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'Intimidation' controversy on day one of mega-mosque inquiry

by Ruth Gledhill - 3rd June 2014

STAR WITNESS who campaigned for women’s rights withdraws on eve of three-week appeal against planning enforcement of 9,000-capacity mosque in Newham.

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Film exposing interfaith marriage ‘violence and isolation’ seeks funding

by Chine Mbubaegbu - 28th May 2014

SUDANESE apostasy case proves importance of showing personal struggles of Muslim women marrying out of their faith, film-maker tells Lapido.

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Nigerian editors rejecting Boko Haram stories with religious angle

by Hassan John - 23rd May 2014

JOURNALISTS in Nigeria suspect a conspiracy is keeping attacks on Christians out of the headlines. HASSAN JOHN reports from Jos

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