Intolerance

Bangladesh Muslims torch Buddhist shrines

Source: CNN News From Farid Ahmed (CNN) — Crowds of angry Muslims attacked Buddhist shrines and homes, torching some of them Sunday in Bangladesh to protest after a photo of a partially burned Quran was posted on Facebook, police said. The protesters chanted anti-Buddhist slogans, blaming the burning of the Muslim […]

M.T.A. Amends Rules After Pro-Israel Ads Draw Controversy

Source: NY Times. By MATT FLEGENHEIMER The Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved new guidelines for advertisements on Thursday, prohibiting those that it “reasonably foresees would imminently incite or provoke violence or other immediate breach of the peace.” The 8-to-0 vote by the authority’s board came three days after pro-Israel ads characterizing Islamist […]