Tagged with religious violence

NEWS: YUP Reignites the Row over the Danish Cartoons

Yale University Press has announced its decision to remove the 12 controversial Danish cartoons from a forthcoming book called The Cartoons that Shook the World. Written by Jytte Klausen, a Danish-born professor of politics at Brandeis University, the book deals with the orchestrated campaign of ‘protest’ following the publication of Prophet Mohammad cartoons in Jyllands-Posten … Continue reading

NEWS: Church Bombed Near Kathmandu

Two people were killed and fifteen injured when a Roman Catholic church in Nepal’s Lalitpur district was bombed this weekend. Though no one has claimed responsibility for the bombing, pamphlets from the National Defense Army, a Hindu extremist group, were found at the church. The group wants Nepal to be declared a Hindu state, as … Continue reading