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Tag Archive: Islam

Oct 01 2012

There’s a photo on Facebook? Quick, set something on fire!

Seriously – why? Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims set fire to at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned Quran before authorities restored order. … He said at least 20 people were injured in the attacks that started late Saturday after a photo of a burned copy …

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Sep 16 2012

Are they really religious? Yes!

Following widespread attacks and protests at US embassies in the Middle East in reaction to a film insulting Islam, several people have linked to a story from February by Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany. In the article, titled “Are They Really Religious?”, Aswany criticizes Egyptian Muslims who follow the letter of their interpretation of Islamic …

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Aug 15 2012

If you don’t like the .gay domain, don’t go there

Newly proposed top-level domains – the part domain names end in, like .com and .org – are up for consideration by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. And guess what Saudi Arabia has a problem with? The Saudi Arabian government is objecting to a number of proposed new Internet address endings, including .gay, …

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