Malaysia: Islamic organization raid Hindu wedding & arrest Bride


[Free Malaysia Today] The NGO Hindraf has accused the Selangor Islamic Religious Affairs Department (Jais) of conducting an unlawful and unconstitutional raid on a wedding reception that was being held in a Hindu temple. “This action by Jais clearly shows disrespect to the sensitivities of non-Muslims and their place of worship. They clearly crossed the boundaries…

Hindu temple attacked by Muslims, set on fire in Pakistan


[Press Trust of India] A Hindu temple has been desecrated and set on fire by unidentified persons in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province, two weeks ahead of an annual fair at the holy site. The caretaker of the temple of Hindu deity Hanuman, in Latifabad town told police that three men came on Friday to offer prayers.…

Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over blasphemy


[Reuters] Hundreds of angry Muslims attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight following a rumour that a member of the Hindu community had desecrated the Koran, police and community leaders said on Sunday. The incident took place just before midnight on Saturday after locals in Larkana district alleged that Sangeet…

Muslims protests Christmas and New Year Celebrations


Indonesia (AP) — A group of Muslims on Friday protested against Christmas and New Year celebrations in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province.   About 70 protesters took part in the protest at the governor’s office and at a hotel in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh. The protest came days after an influential Islamic clerics’ organization, the Ulema Consultative Assembly,…

Hindus protest demolition of temple in Pakistan


[Business Standard] A large number of Pakistani Hindus today joined a protest outside the Press Club here over the demolition of an 80-year-old temple in the city’s Soldier Bazar area. The Krishna or Rama Peer Mandir at Dholi Khata in Soldier Bazar has become a bone of contention between the minority Hindu community and a…

Muslim group claims Hindu temple renovation ‘disrespects’ Islamic status


[Malay Mail Online] KUALA LUMPUR— A RM10 million budget to renovate a Hindu temple in Klang, Selangor has drawn the ire of Muslim activists who today claimed  the project promotes “infidel religions” and jeopardises Malaysia’s position as an “Islamic country”. Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia (ISMA) said the Sri Sundaraja Perumal temple renovation, if allowed to proceed,…

India: Hindu boys beaten to death by Muslims in Uttar Pradesh


(Posted by: Preeti Panwar for One India News) In an inhumane act of violence, two Hindu boys were beaten to death by a group of Muslims last Thursday in western Uttar Pradesh. According to reports, two Hindu boys, Sachin and Gaurav, were brutally beaten up by a Muslim Mob in the Muzzafarnagar district of western Uttar…