CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The rise may also be a sign that Britain’s 280,000 Jews and estimated 2.7 million Muslims are more willing to report hate crime violations to the police.
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(RNS) As India grapples with gay rights, theologians and historians often disagree on whether homosexuality is compatible with Hinduism.
Another mass shooting. This time it was a humble church, the oldest AME church in the South, where people had gathered for a prayer meeting.
(Reuters) The suspect opened fired during Wednesday night’s prayer service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The FBI will begin tracking a number of religious groups as part of its law enforcement crime-reporting program.
LONDON (RNS) The increasing isolation of Britain’s Muslim community is leading to stepped-up attacks against Muslims and a sense that Muslims can act like “idiots” against outsiders in some parts of the city, British government and Muslim leaders say.
CLEVELAND (RNS) Amish bishop Samuel Mullet was convicted Thursday of federal hate crimes and conspiracy for exhorting followers to forcibly shear the hair and beards of those who opposed his breakaway Ohio sect. By James F. McCarty.
(RNS) U.S. Sikhs are taking heart in a widely publicized hearing on hate crimes that they see as a first step toward better understanding of the community and increased legal protections. By Jeanie Groh.