Malaysian Police Raid LGBT Halloween Party for ‘Encouraging Vice’

Malaysia’s Islamic religious authorities raided a Halloween party attended by members of the LGBT community on October 29, where around 20 people were arrested for alleged violations under Sharia law.

India Blasted For Religious Discrimination at the UN

UN member states have called out India to improve its human rights record.

During a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of New Delhi's human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), UN member states advised India to take a stronger stance on sexual violence and religious discrimination. The UPR, conducted every four years, evaluates member states' human rights records. Any member state may query the state being reviewed and offer suggestions.

Arrested for "Insulting Islam," Moroccan Woman Begins Hunger Strike

A Moroccan woman went on hunger strike after authorities jailed her for blasphemy charges, her family stated on Tuesday.

39-year-old blogger Fatima Karim was detained by Moroccan police in July and was found guilty of "attacking the Islamic religion via electronic means" after posting satirical comments about Islam and the Koran on Facebook.

She was sentenced to two years in prison on August 15.

Indian Hindu Woman Kills Herself After Muslim Boyfriend Killed by Mob

A Muslim man has been beaten to death, and a Hindu woman committed suicide as shock and tension spread in the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Another interfaith relationship meets a tragic end as a Hindu woman ends her life after receiving the news that her partner was bludgeoned to death on November 2nd in a village of Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district.

Ancient Possibly Pre-Islamic Christian monastery Discovered in UAE

An ancient Christian monastery possibly pre-dating Islam has been found on Siniyah Island off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, officials said on November 3rd.