Day: May 8, 2017

LIBERAL GLARUS: Ancient form of assembly rejects burka ban

//tp.srgssr.ch/p/swi/embed?urn=urn:swi:video:43164502 https://tp.srgssr.ch/p/inline?urn=urn:swi:video:43164502&locale=en EMBED CODE MAY 8, 2017 – 11:18 By a traditional show of hands at an outdoor assembly, voters in Glarus on Sunday voted against a proposal to ban the burka in public places in the mountain canton. (SRF/swissinfo.ch) The plan was backed by the right-wing Swiss People’s Party, […]

Ahmadiyya Burial, ‘Serious’ religious saga

Source: The Point The Police in the Kanifing Municipality have averted “a serious confrontation” between the Muslims and Ahmadis of Tallinding on Saturday, the police spokesman said. PRO Inspector Foday Conta said the confrontation was due to the burial rite of a deceased Ahmadiyya man of Tallinding who died in […]

Our darkest moments

Source: Dawn SEVENTY-ONE deaths in 27 years. According to data collected by Al Jazeera, that is the estimated number of people killed in violence connected to blasphemy allegations. It includes the 12-year-old who lost his life in the town of Hub on Thursday, after a mob resorted to aerial firing […]