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Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part Two: Al Jazeera on Trial

Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part Two: Al Jazeera on Trial

The second in a series of posts on issues at the intersection of press freedom, religion, digital media and politics by Natasja Sheriff .
Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part One: Information on Trial

Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part One: Information on Trial

The first in a series of posts on issues at the intersection of press freedom, religion, digital media and politics by Natasja Sheriff.
Erbil to Aleppo: Kurdistan, Islam and the Syrian War

Erbil to Aleppo: Kurdistan, Islam and the Syrian War

Jenna Krajeski reports from Iraqi Kurdistan, where young Kurds are crossing the border to fight in Syria.
Solidarity and Separation: Religious Spirit and the Euromaidan

Solidarity and Separation: Religious Spirit and the Euromaidan

By Irina Papkova. During protests in Ukraine, a show of solidarity belied the divided nature of the country’s confessional landscape.
Afghanistan: Memories of Glass

Afghanistan: Memories of Glass

In Herat, Saba Imtiaz explores memory and memorialization, where glass blowers once whispered the names of the fallen into thousands of hand-blown objects.
The Sunday Assembly: Time for a Religion Free Megachurch Revival?

The Sunday Assembly: Time for a Religion Free Megachurch Revival?

Becky Garrison explores what's really going on with the growth of atheist churches.
Bangladesh: Taking Sides

Bangladesh: Taking Sides

In the aftermath of contested elections, Nayma Qayum looks at the origins of continuing tensions in Bangladesh and a growing ideological divide.
Mountains of Mulide: A Wartime Refuge

Mountains of Mulide: A Wartime Refuge

Rowan Moore Gerety travels to northern Mozambique to visit the granite caves of Mulide that served as both church and refuge during the country's civil war.
From Antelias to Bzoummar

From Antelias to Bzoummar

Irina Papkova takes us on a tour of the religious centers that lie at the heart of Lebanon's Armenian Christian communities.
God's Favorite Place on Earth

God’s Favorite Place on Earth

By Maurice Chammah In Glen Rose, Texas, the director of a small Creation Evidence Museum expounds on his theories linking creationism, Israel, and laxatives.
On Piety: Egypt, Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood

On Piety: Egypt, Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood

By Maurice Chammah The popular image of Egypt split by religious and political loyalties belies a subtle story of piety and social change.
Nigeria: An Ephemeral Peace

Nigeria: An Ephemeral Peace

By Alex Thurston A ceasefire between the Nigerian authorities and Boko Haram in early July brought short-lived hopes for peace and a growing cynicism in the government's abilities to end the violence.