September 21, 2012
Reuters: Restrictions on religion rise around the world: report
Legal limits and social pressures against religion have risen to the point where three-quarters of the world's population live in states where practicing their faith is restricted in some way, a new study said on Thursday.
September 20, 2012
- United Press International
UPI: Study sees decline in religious freedoms
Even before the "Arab Spring" outbreak, North Africa and the Middle East led the world in religious hostility and restriction of religion, a new report says.
August 14, 2012
- Religion News Service
RNS: Diversity of Islam highlighted in new Pew report
Nearly all Muslims can agree on the basic beliefs of Islam: There is one God, Muhammad is God's prophet, Muslims should fast during the holy month of Ramadan and give alms to the poor.