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Here are a couple of interesting religion-related stories from today’s edition.
Published: 19 Mar 2013 11:26 GMT+01:00 | Print version
Updated: 19 Mar 2013 11:26 GMT
Spanish police on Tuesday cracked down on a Málaga prostitution ring which used voodoo to intimidate Nigerian women into becoming sex slaves.
The Hindu in the story below at least comes closer to the definition of ‘Martyr’ than any Muslim does. It is still emotional blackmail though. In essence, ‘do what I say or I will kill myself’ sort of thing. So while not terrorism in the sense that he is threatening others or their property its still a pretty crappy thing to do. But its orders of magnitude better than Islam where ‘desecration’ of their fetish objects results in massive killings burnings and threats.
Man: I’ll set myself alight over float god ‘insult’
Published: 20 Mar 2013 10:55 GMT+01:00 | Print version
Updated: 20 Mar 2013 10:55 GMT+01:00
An Indian man threatened to set himself on fire during the final night of Valencia’s Las Fallas festival in protest against the burning of a parade float which had originally contained Hindu imagery.