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Votes for Women in the UK

Votes for Women in the UK

Votes for Women in the UK: The 6th of February 2018 represented a very special day in the history of women’s struggle for equality in Britain, starting with the most basic of rights, the right to vote. The passage of the ‘Representation of the People Act (1918)’ gave...
AZERBAIJAN: State’s theological review bans book on Islam

AZERBAIJAN: State’s theological review bans book on Islam

AZERBAIJAN: State’s theological review bans book on Islam: The State Committee for Work With Religious Organisations has banned a so-far unpublished book on Islam by prominent Muslim theologian Elshad Miri. The State Committee conclusion that Miri’s book...
AZERBAIJAN: Sufis raided, initial fine, Protestants raided

AZERBAIJAN: Sufis raided, initial fine, Protestants raided

AZERBAIJAN: Sufis raided, initial fine, Protestants raided: In December 2017, Sufi Muslim Rashad Abidov, whose home in the northern town of Sheki was raided by police during a religious meeting, managed to overturn the large fine handed down for holding a meeting...
UZBEKISTAN, A COUNTRY OF PARTICULAR CONCERN, ACCORDING TO THE US

UZBEKISTAN, A COUNTRY OF PARTICULAR CONCERN, ACCORDING TO THE US

UZBEKISTAN, A COUNTRY OF PARTICULAR CONCERN, ACCORDING TO THE US: In accordance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, the Secretary of State annually designates governments that have engaged in or tolerated systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations...