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Wednesday May 11, 2011
Hate GroupsIslam:
Islam As she lay on the ground after being shot and then slashed with a machete by Muslim extremists, Dune James Rike looked into her husband’s tear-filled eyes and asked, “Is this the end between us, so we shall not be together again?”

Pastor James Musa Rike told Compass he held the hands of his dying, 35-year-old wife and told her, “Hold on to your faith in Jesus, and we shall meet and never part again.”

Wednesday May 4, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamPakistan:
Islam Hundreds of Muslims in Gujranwala on Saturday attacked homes of Christians, a school and a Presbyterian church building after learning that police had released two Christians accused of “blasphemy” – amid reports of another alleged desecration of the Quran.

The riots compelled a large number of Christian families to flee, as they feared the kind of large-scale violence that occurred in Gojra on Aug. 1, 2009, when at least seven Christians were burned alive by Muslim mobs after the spread of a rumor of blasphemy.

Tuesday April 26, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Islam The Finsbury Park mosque in north London served as a “haven” for Islamic extremists as the capital became a central hub in the worldwide movement of Muslim militants, US documents seen by WikiLeaks showed Monday.

The files, written by senior US military commanders at Guantanamo Bay, called the Finsbury Park mosque “an attack planning and propaganda production base” and named preachers Abu Qatada and Abu Hamza as key recruiters.

Tuesday March 8, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamKenyaReligious Persecution:
Kenya At least one Christian was killed and others injured when thousands of Islamic extremists set fire to 59 churches and at least 28 homes in western Ethiopia in the past five days, Christian leaders said.

More than 4,000 Christians in and around Asendabo, Jimma Zone have been displaced as a result of attacks that began on Wednesday (March 2) after Muslims accused a Christian of desecrating the Quran by tearing up a copy, sources said.

Monday March 7, 2011
IslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Islam USA Religious leaders, community members and activists took to the streets Sunday in New York to protest upcoming congressional hearings, convened by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, on “the radicalization of American Muslims.”

But do the hearing have the danger of portraying all Muslims and Islam as the enemy?

Wednesday March 2, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamPakistanReligious Persecution:
Pakistan Gumen have shot and killed Pakistan’s Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti, a Christian, who publicly challenged the country’s controversial blasphemy laws and demanded more rights for minority Christians in the mainly Islamic nation.

He was the only Christian in the cabinet.

Tuesday February 15, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Police have arrested a man concerning alleged assaults on children at a mosque after viewing a Channel 4 documentary screened on Monday.

Monday February 14, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamJemaah IslamiyahRNB's Religion News Blog:
Indonesia’s best-known radical cleric went on trial Monday on fresh terrorism charges as the predominantly Muslim nation grappled with a jump in religious tensions and violence, the Associated Press reports.

Sunday February 13, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Young Muslims are being taught extremist views in British mosques, an undercover investigation has found.

Wednesday February 9, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Indonesian police stood guard outside churches Wednesday after a wave of religious hate crimes swept the mainly Muslim country, shocking civil society and sparking international concern.

Monday February 7, 2011
AhmadiyyaHate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Muslims extremists have attacked members of an heretical sect, killing three and injuring five others.

Thursday February 3, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Islamic suicide bombings A Somali man has been found guilty of attempted terrorism for trying to kill a Danish cartoonist whose drawing of the Prophet Mohammed sparked Muslim outrage around the world.

Westergaard drew a cartoon of the Mohammad, considered to be the foremost prophet by Muslims, wearing a turban shaped as a bomb with a burning fuse.

Hate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Pakistan must immediately drop blasphemy charges against a teenager and let him out of jail, Human Rights Watch said.

Wednesday January 19, 2011
Hate GroupsIslamRNB's Religion News Blog:
Followers of one of the fastest-growing radical Muslim terror groups are being told to steal, embezzle and seize property – especially from Americans – in order to finance their jihad.

Tuesday January 18, 2011
al-Shabab | Al ShabaabHate GroupsIslamReligious Persecution:
Islam A mother of four was killed for her Christian faith on Jan. 7 on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia by Islamic extremists from al Shabaab militia, a relative said.

Al Shabaab insurgents control much of southern and central Somalia and have embarked on a campaign to rid the country of its hidden Christian population.

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