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Morocco Salafi clerics back death for journalist
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

RABAT Morocco (AP) - Three of Morocco's most prominent conservative clerics have publicly backed a demand that a journalist be put to death for supporting greater sexual Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers) Read More

Suicide car bomber kills 3 outside Nigeria church
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

JOS Nigeria (AP) - A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives outside a major church Sunday, killing three people and wounding 38 in a restive central Nigerian city that has seen hundreds die in religious and ethnic violence. The radical Islamist... Read More

Pakistani cleric faces possible blasphemy charge
Posted on 5 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are investigating whether a Muslim cleric who allegedly tried to frame a Christian girl for blasphemy should be charged with insulting Islam himself and potentially face life in prison, a police officer said Monday... Read More

Islamists in Mali recruit, pay for child soldiers
Posted on 6 Oct 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MOPTI Mali (AP) - Salif Haidara sat drinking tea on the side of the road with other weary bus passengers when a man with a turban and a long beard approached them: Did they want to become holy warriors? The skinny teen had left his poor hometown in... Read More

HRW calls on West to accept Islamist rise to power
Posted on 24 Jan 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

CAIRO (AP) - The United States and other Western governments must accept the new reality that Islamists have emerged to fill the power vacuum in the Arab world after a wave of popular uprisings, Human Rights Watch said in its Full version (available... Read More