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    Muslims need more room to worship in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Muslims in Hong Kong are grateful to be able to practise their religion in peace but need more facilities, saysCharley Lanyon Free to keep thefaith Violence marred the holiday marking the end of Ramadan in Syria last month, and in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region on the mainland, the Uygur minority reported attempts by authorities to prevent ...

  2. Spring colours

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... was burned, no anti-Western or anti-Jewish slogan uttered. In Libya and Syria, like Iran, the incumbent regimes have attempted to delegitimise protests by denouncing what they dubbed the 'foreign ...

  3. St George's Day

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Syria Palaestina between 275AD and 285AD. He was beheaded in Nicomedia on April 23, AD303. Celebration In the past, men celebrated St George's Day by giving roses to women, while women gave ...

  4. HK's Muslims protest over cartoons mocking the Prophet

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Danish and Norwegian embassies in Syria were set on fire by demonstrators. Muslims prohibit representations of Muhammad for fear they could lead to idolatry. The Muslim community in Hong Kong ...

  5. Freedom of religion drew refugee Kurds to Australia

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This religious minority mostly live in southern Turkey and Syria. Mr Kardo, and Behan, another asylum Kurdish asylum-seeker, said they were surprised to discover that followers of Alavi- or Alawi ...

  6. Keeper of memories

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and traditions diverge substantially from Ashkenazim] come to me very often. Consider the great Jewish communities of Baghdad, Aleppo [Syria], Tunisia, they are all much more traditional than ...

  7. America's duty to a historic Christian community

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... of Iraq's pre-war population. Ironically, most Christians have ended up in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon, rather than the west. The problem is administration policy. Arthur Dewey, the US assistant ...

  8. Questioning the rights and wrongs

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... protests. Danish and Norwegian embassies in Syria were set on fire by demonstrators. Since their original publication in Denmark, the series of 12 cartoons have appeared in many newspapers across ...

  9. 50,000 expected at cartoon protest rally

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... in Syria and Lebanon last weekend. Muslim leaders yesterday decided against applying to hold a protest march along Nathan Road in favour of a rally outside the Kowloon Mosque, near Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  10. Nasrallah's charisma captures hearts of revolutionary zealots

    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Ben Lynfield

    ... the withdrawal of Syrian troops from Lebanon with the disarming of Hezbollah. Hezbollah's two patrons, Iran and Syria, meanwhile, were coming under UN pressure: Iran for its nuclear programme, and Syria due to the investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri. Sheikh Nasrallah, who in 2004 elicited an Israeli trade of hundreds of prisoners for several ...




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