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Brief: Iran bans Buddist statues from stores in its capital

Associate Press

February 28, 2013

Filed under Faith, Islam, Religion

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Buddha statues have joined Barbie dolls and characters from "The Simpsons" TV cartoon as banned items in the conservative Muslim nation. Authorities are confiscating Buddha statues from shops in the Irani...

Brief: Jailed Muslims denied rights

November 29, 2011

Filed under Islam, Religion

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A group of Muslim inmates say they have had to push prison staff to accommodate Islamic religious observance even though state policy requires the prisons to meet special religious needs. Gregory ...

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