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Wednesday January 25, 2012
Boko HaramHate GroupsIslamNigeriaReligious Persecution:
Islam Early morning attacks in Tafawa Balewa, Bauchi state on Sunday left at least seven Christians dead and a church building destroyed.

The attack on the Evangelical Church Winning All Church 2 was carried out by area Islamic extremists alongside members of the Boko Haram sect, with the church building and surrounding houses bombed.

Friday January 20, 2012
Hate GroupsHomosexuality / Lesbianism / Bisexuality / TransgenderismIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Muslim hate criminals Three Muslim men in England have been found guilty of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation after distributing a leaflet that said Islam called for anyone caught committing homosexuality to be executed.

Ihjaz Ali, Kabir Ahmed and Razwan Javed handed out the pamphlet, called The Death Penalty?, which showed an image of a mannequin hanging from a noose and quoted Islamic texts that said capital punishment was the only way to rid society of homosexuality.

Hate GroupsHomosexuality / Lesbianism / Bisexuality / TransgenderismRNB's Religion News Blog:
hate groups A protest outside the headquarters of the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala. last Tuesday put the spotlight on a clash of views between the center and a coalition of African-American pastors and their supporters.

The groups of pastors condemn the SPLC for using its “hate group” label to describe faith-based organizations that are against the LGBT lifestyle

Wednesday January 11, 2012
Hate GroupsHomosexuality / Lesbianism / Bisexuality / TransgenderismIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Muslims hate group Five Muslim men from Derby, UK, have gone on trial for allegedly handing out leaflets calling for gay people to be killed in the first ever prosecution under new legislation making such actions a hate crime.

They are accused of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation.

al-Shabab | Al ShabaabHate GroupsReligious Persecution:
Somalia A Somali convert from Islam was paraded before a cheering crowd last month and publicly flogged as a punishment for embracing a “foreign religion,” sources said.

Sofia Osman, a 28-year-old Christian from Janale city in Somali’as Lower Shabelle region, had been taken into custody by Islamic extremist al Shabaab militants in November; the public whipping was meant to mark her release.

Thursday December 29, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamUganda:
Uganda Islamic extremists threw acid on a church leader on Christmas Eve shortly after a seven-day revival at his church, leaving him with severe burns that have blinded one eye and threaten sight in the other.

On Oct. 15, area Muslim leaders declared a fatwa against him demanding his death.

Saturday December 10, 2011
Al-QaedaHate GroupsIslamTurkey:
Islam A large-scale Al Qaeda plot to bomb “all the churches in Ankara,” as well as the Turkish Parliament and U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, was made public today.

Prepared and filed by the Special Prosecutor’s Office in Ankara, the 50-page indictment outlined the militants’ revised “jihad” strategy to begin focusing their attacks against Turkey before waging war against the United States and other countries.

Wednesday November 30, 2011
Anti-SemitismHate GroupsRNB's Religion News BlogWhite Supremacy:
david duke hate criminal Notorious serial hater David Duke has been arrested in Germany and is facing deportation.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit that tracks hate groups and fights discrimination cases, describes Duke as the “most recognizable figure of the American radical right, a neo-Nazi, longtime Klan leader and now international spokesman for Holocaust denial.”

Thursday November 10, 2011
Hate GroupsRNB's Religion News Blog:
Edgar J. Steele An Idaho attorney who once represented the white supremacist Aryan Nations group was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in federal prison in the failed plot to kill his wife and mother-in-law.

Edgar J. Steele wanted the women dead so he could collect on an uninsured motorist insurance policy and be free to pursue a relationship with a woman from Ukraine.

Wednesday November 2, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Hebdo Muhammed cover In yet another Muslim attack on free speech the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo have been destroyed by a petrol bomb — a day after it named the Prophet Mohammed as its “editor-in-chief” for this week’s issue.

The fiercely anti-clerical magazine said the move, which included renaming the publication “Sharia Hebdo”, was intended to “celebrate” the victory of Islamist party Ennhada in Tunisia’s election.

Hate GroupsMilitia GroupsRNB's Religion News Blog:
FBI U.S. Federal agents arrested four suspected members of a Georgia militia on charges of plotting attacks with toxins and explosives in Atlanta and against unnamed government officials.


Monday October 31, 2011
GermanyHate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Islam The German government’s attempts to unite different religious groups seem to be turning sour. Introducing lessons on Islam in schools was meant to help integrate the country’s three million Muslims.

But the policy is having some undesired effects.

Tuesday October 4, 2011
Hate GroupsIranIslamReligious Persecution:
Islam Militants with suspected ties to Iranian security forces have threatened to kill nearly a dozen evangelical Christians who fled Iran unless they “repent” and return to Islam.

At least 11 Iranian Christians received electronic mail messages from ‘The Unknown Soldiers Of The Hidden Imam’ calling on them to either repent or face extra-judicial execution.

Thursday September 15, 2011
IslamReligious Persecution:
Sudan Muslim extremists have sent text messages to at least 10 church leaders in Khartoum saying they are planning to target Christian leaders, buildings and institutions.

Church leaders said they fear more persecution as they and their flocks become targets of local Islamists.

Monday August 15, 2011
AhmadiyyaHate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Ahmadiyah attacked by Muslims An Indonesian man wounded when Muslim hate criminals attacked members of his minority Islamic sect was sentenced Monday to six months in jail, more than some of the actual attackers who were caught on video.

It is part of a pattern of abuse against followers of the Ahmadiyya sect.

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