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Richard S. Ehrlich

Richard S. Ehrlich writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Richard S. Ehrlich

Posted by Richard S. Ehrlich 1 year 5 weeks ago
At the end of a three-day tour, the Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation told Buddhist-majority Myanmar to repeal “laws restricting fundamental freedoms” after more than 240 Muslims were...
Posted by Richard S. Ehrlich 1 year 10 weeks ago
Muslims in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and elsewhere went online to buy live cows and goats for the traditional Islamic Feast of Sacrifice, known as Eid al-Adha, because shopping on the Internet was easier...
Posted by Richard S. Ehrlich 1 year 13 weeks ago
Pakistan’s constitutionally mandated Council of Islamic Ideology told the government anyone who wrongly accuses a person of blasphemy against Islam must be executed — a measure intended to...
Posted by Richard S. Ehrlich 1 year 14 weeks ago
After hardline Islamists voiced opposition to the Miss World contest now being staged in Muslim-majority Indonesia, a rival World Muslimah beauty contest exclusively for Muslim women will announce...
Posted by Richard S. Ehrlich 1 year 14 weeks ago
A new public campaign in India uses powerful images of three Hindu goddesses with bruised faces to raise awareness about violence against women.The ad campaign is titled “Abused Goddesses”...