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    Even-handedness needed to stop Lanka radicalisation

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on April 22, 2021

    THE government was elected on a platform that stressed national security and unity. The elections took place in the aftermath of the Easter suicide bomb...

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    Lanka Christians honour Easter victims, issue fresh warning

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:32am on April 05, 2021

    Sri Lanka’s Christians on Sunday honoured the 279 people killed in the 2019 Easter bombings as the island’s top Catholic leader warned of street protests...

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    Malaysian Christians can use 'Allah' in publications

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 06:22pm on March 10, 2021

    Christians in Muslim-majority Malaysia can use the word ‘Allah’ in publications, a court ruled Wednesday, overturning a decades-old ban after a lengthy legal battle that...

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    Two Christians publicly flogged in Indonesia for drinking

    Agence France-Presse . Banda Aceh | Updated at 10:36pm on February 08, 2021

    Two Christian men were publicly flogged Monday in Indonesia’s ultra-conservative Aceh province for drinking alcohol and gambling, in a rare instance of non-Muslims facing a...

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    Indonesia bans mandatory hijab for schoolgirls

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 05:03pm on February 05, 2021

    Indonesia banned schools from forcing girls to wear hijab headscarves after the case of a Christian pupil pressured to cover up sparked outrage in the...

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    Myanmar’s displaced Christians rebuild lives 

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 11:04am on January 24, 2021

    Hammering at bamboo poles to erect a stilt house, minority Christians who have fled conflict in northern Myanmar are building a sanctuary on the outskirts...

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    Bangladesh’s most popular Catholic pilgrimage hangs in balance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50pm on January 05, 2021

    Bangladesh’s most popular Catholic pilgrimage remains in uncertainty as church leaders hesitate to hold the annual feast of St Anthony of Padua amid the COVID-19...

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    Christmas celebrated amid COVID-19

    Agencies | Updated at 12:22am on December 26, 2020

    Christians celebrated their biggest religious festival Christmas on Friday with restrictions and limitations in Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world. Christmas carols and hymns were...

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    Christmas today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:01am on December 25, 2020

    Today is the Christmas Day, the birthday of Jesus Christ, first-century Jewish preacher and prophet of God. The Christians of different groups in Bangladesh elsewhere...

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    The great delusion

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on December 22, 2020

    JOE Biden and the systems managers of the deep state and empire are returning to power. Trump and his coterie of buffoons, racists, con artists...

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