@GandharaRFE: Leaders of the minority Hindu community in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province complain that young girls in the area are being abducted and then forced to convert to Islam and married off to Muslim men…[read more]
This video of topless Europe-based Iranian women is making the rounds. They say in the video that their nudity “is a ‘no’ to political Islam.”
The video is indeed provocative. But it’s unclear how the video or “purchas[ing] a copy of the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar” would actually “go towards supporting women’s rights and free expression,” as the clip states…[See the video]
There can be little doubt that Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov sees himself — and craves recognition — not just as a secular political leader, but as the head of a national-religious community.
A classic example of Kadyrov’s idiosyncratic approach is the way he has sought to exploit his acquisition last summer of a chalice allegedly owned by the Prophet Muhammad and two rugs that temporarily covered his grave…[READ MORE]