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  1. Animated news on killing of bin Laden 'offensive'

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phyllis Tsang A Hong Kong Muslim leader calls the film 'offensive and inappropriate'. An Islamic studies lecturer says it's an insult to Muslims. A journalism professor says ... are unwatchable. It may hurt the sentiment of Muslims.' Andy Yu Chi-chung, a lecturer on Islamic studies at the University of Hong Kong's school of professional and continuing education, agreed ...

  2. Aileen Bridgewater, reader, Tai Po

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I have been taking the SCMP since 1973. In those days it was obligatory reading for me as I was hosting a radio talk show and the listeners frequently called in to discuss something they had seen in the paper. Over the years the paper's standard has ...

  3. India

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon In the outpouring of grief over last month's terror attacks in Mumbai, the response of one member of the film fraternity struck a jarring note. Director Ram Gopal Verma ... marches against political incompetence and lighting candles in a gesture of grief. During the 60-hour siege of Mumbai, which started on November 26, 10 Islamic militants attacked multiple targets ...

  4. Defiant rappers challenge hard-line Islamic mores

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Anuj Chopra

    ... voices- all jarring symbols of western decadence in the eyes of Iranian authorities who blame such music for diverting its youth away from Islamic culture. But despite the restrictions, Felakat ... occasionally get cancelled due to threats from ad-hoc neighbourhood Islamic vigilantes, who are staunchly opposed to music other than religious music. 'This is why many of us try to migrate ...

  5. Actress called un-Islamic for bald-head role

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur A prominent Malay actress is under fire from powerful Muslim clerics for 'un-Islamic' behaviour for shaving her head for a movie role and acting ... by Malaysian filmmakers. 'Islam forbids Muslim women from going bald. It is also sinful for men to act or behave like a woman and vice versa,' said Tamyis Abdul Majid, the chief cleric ...

  6. Terrorism: the New World Disorder

    Posted Mar 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Terrorism: the New World Disorder by Nicholas Fotion, Boris Kashnikov and Joanne K. Lekea Continuum, HK$136 Terrorist attacks have become such regular occurrences that television viewers around the world have become almost inured to them. For those who make immediate assumptions when they hear the word 'terrorism'- that we're all talking about ...

  7. Keeping the tempo of terror

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Portishead's new album sounds like tracks from a horror thriller, says Lau Kit-wai What kind of people listen to Portishead? 'Freaks,' a friend says. 'Freaks who lock themselves in a tiny room during the weekend watching horror movies, ...

  8. Six degrees

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Cruise is Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan... Farrakhan, who urges his followers to study Scientology, believes in the existence of a spacecraft he calls 'The Wheel', capable ... at the Nation of Islam's annual Saviours' Day happening, Farrakhan made headlines yet again by being joined on stage by NOI brother Snoop Dogg. ...

  9. Six degrees

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... presumably in lieu of a telephone to throw, storming out of the interview. In 2001, the FBI warned Crowe (above) of a plot to have him kidnapped by al-Qaeda ... The Islamic group was founded ... 2001 attacks on the United States triggered the disastrous war on terror, which provided the unlikely inspiration for a new satirical film, Four Lions, by Chris Morris ... Known for his ...

  10. True terror doesn't need gore

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai If you want the ultimate Halloween movie, John Carpenter's Halloween- the 1978 independent horror film that gave birth to the genre of teen slasher movies- is the one. The story is straightforward: a masked serial killer escapes from the ...




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