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Russian blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky has been under house arrest since last summer, when he was taken into custody for playing "Pokémon Go" inside a historic Russian Orthodox church. On Friday, Ru...
A report by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom had alleged the escalation of hate crimes against minorities in the country.
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PUNE – Upset over police action preventing women activists from entering the sacred platform of the Shani temple, Bhumata Ranragini Brigade leader Trupti Desai on Saturday said she would file an FIR a...
Why do we need a certificate from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) about the status of religious freedom in our country? USCIRF is not an international body mandated by the UN or any other international law, but a government body of a foreign state. It has no jurisdiction whatsoever in the internal affairs of a foreign sovereign democratic country. It seems like the US is slowly adopting the role of an international grandma, preaching about democratic values around the globe.
"Dad, are Muslims our enemies?" I dropped my book on my lap and looked up with my best WTF look on my face. My 8-year-old son was standing in the front of me, his hands on his hips. "Why do you ask that?" I said. He frowned, "We have this guy Altaf in our class and everyone says he is our enemy because he is a Muslim. No one sits with him anymore and we are going to beat him up tomorrow in the recess."
The cow could be emaciated, feasting on polybags in the garbage dump, or trying to flick flies away from the wound on the leg, she was to be worshipped. Not cared for, but worshipped. There could be graver issues at hand, but maintaining religious superiority was of top priority.