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News Algeria Religion: Algeria’s Abdelmadjid Tebboune sworn in as new president

Published on: Thursday 19 December 2019
Algeria’s Abdelmadjid Tebboune sworn in as new president
News source: https://www.journalducameroun.com/en/algerias-abdelmadjid-tebboune-sworn-in-as-new-president/

Algeria’s new president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune ... swearing in particular to “respect and glorify the Islamic religion, to defend the Constitution, to ensure the continuity of the State,” but also “act ...

News Algeria Religion: Colonial guilt: how Macron is engaging with France’s bloody history

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Colonial guilt: how Macron is engaging with France’s bloody history
News source: https://www.thenational.ae/world/europe/colonial-guilt-how-macron-is-engaging-with-france-s-bloody-history-1.955247

violently in Indochina and Algeria and peacefully, or with limited conflict, elsewhere. But there have been major obstacles to the process of decolonisation and changing a historic mindset that France ...

News Algeria Religion: Media too often ignore faith persecution, international religion journalists say at Utah conference

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Media too often ignore faith persecution, international religion journalists say at Utah conference
News source: https://www.sltrib.com/news/2019/10/10/media-too-often-ignore/

To drive the point home, he noted that IARJ colleagues from Nigeria and Algeria — who had planned to attend the Utah conference — were not allowed to travel to the U.S. by their respective governments ...

News Algeria Religion: BYU to host 26th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
BYU to host 26th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium
News source: https://universe.byu.edu/2019/10/05/byu-to-host-26th-annual-international-law-and-religion-symposium/

visiting from as far as Egypt and Algeria. Elizabeth Clark, associate director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, talked about how the purpose of the symposium is to ...

News Algeria Religion: Lise Ravary: Here's why I changed my views about religious garb

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Lise Ravary: Here's why I changed my views about religious garb
News source: https://montrealgazette.com/opinion/columnists/lise-ravary-heres-why-i-changed-my-views-about-religious-garb

Before I explain why Bill 21 is discriminatory but not racist, this anecdote: About 12 years ago, I went to Algeria to conduct ... father and brothers. When religion is problematic, neutrality ...

News Algeria Religion: Algeria’s Mahrez Faces Ban from Egypt

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
Algeria’s Mahrez Faces Ban from Egypt
News source: https://www.albawaba.com/sport/algeria%E2%80%99s-mahrez-faces-ban-egypt-1299887

Captain of the victorious Algerian team Riyad Mahrez faces being banned from Egypt after snubbing the country’s Prime Minister and Sports Minister at the presentation ceremony of the Africa Cup of Nations. Mahrez shook hands with FIFA boss Gianni Infantino and was due to be greeted by Mostafa Madbouly and Ashraf Sobhy, who were next in the line-up to meet him, after the final against Senegal in Cairo last Friday.

News Algeria Religion: Retreat of the religious address

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Retreat of the religious address
News source: https://menafn.com/1098763415/Retreat-of-the-religious-address

The recent events in Sudan and Algeria make clear that the last of ... people are right to adhere to such a ‘backward terrorist religion' or a ‘socially oppressive religion' which should ...

News Algeria Religion: Kamel Daoud’s novel "Zabor"

Published on: Wednesday 01 May 2019
Kamel Daoud’s novel "Zabor"
News source: https://en.qantara.de/content/kamel-daoud%E2%80%99s-novel-zabor-algeria-and-a-patriarchs-dying-throes

"Zabor", the new novel by Algerian star author Kamel Daoud, tells the story of the outsider Ismael, who discovers poetry as a means of survival. Stefan Weidner sees parallels in the novel with the situation in Algeria following the ousting of Bouteflika

News Algeria Religion: Islam, made in France? Debating the reform of Muslim organizations and foreign funding for religion

Published on: Thursday 02 May 2019
Islam, made in France? Debating the reform of Muslim organizations and foreign funding for religion
News source: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2019/05/01/islam-made-in-france-debating-the-reform-of-muslim-organizations-and-foreign-funding-for-religion/

The French state, as protector of both religious freedom and secularism, is attempting to navigate the country’s balkanized Muslim community. But is the French state truly the best interlocutor to settle practical questions related to the organization of religion?

News Algeria Religion: Another Church Building Sealed Shut in Algeria

Published on: Thursday 23 May 2019
Another Church Building Sealed Shut in Algeria
News source: https://christiannews.net/2019/05/23/another-church-building-sealed-shut-in-algeria/

Islam is the state religion in Algeria, where 99 percent of the population of 40 million are Muslim. Since 2000, thousands of Algerian Muslims have put their faith in Christ. Algerian officials ...

News Algeria Religion: The Biggest Mosque in Africa is Now in Algeria, Not Morocco

Published on: Friday 03 May 2019
News source: https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2019/05/272265/biggest-mosque-africa-algeria-not-morocco/amp/

Algeria has struggled with corruption ... According to Kamel Chachoua, an expert on religion at the Institute of Research and Studies on the Arab and Muslim World in Marseille, the decision to build ...

News Algeria Religion: Acquittals Upheld for Christian Converts in Algeria Charged With Inciting Muslim to Change Religion

Published on: Friday 03 May 2019
News source: https://christiannews.net/2019/05/03/acquittals-upheld-for-christian-converts-in-algeria-charged-with-inciting-muslim-to-change-religion/

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – A convert from Islam in Algeria whose Muslim wife charged him with inciting her to change her religion won a final court battle in April — after ...

News Algeria Religion: Co-Opting Politics in Morocco

Published on: Tuesday 07 May 2019
News source: https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/co-opting-politics-in-morocco

When it comes to religion, most Moroccans are adepts of the wasatiyya ... economic frustrations that have prompted the most recent waves of protest in Sudan and Algeria. Parachutage also contributes ...

News Algeria Religion: Ramadan: violence against those who do not fast

Published on: Monday 13 May 2019
News source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Ramadan:-violence-against-those-who-do-not-fast-46997.html

In Algeria, the law imposes fines and jail for those who offend ... in most countries where Islam is the state religion. However, intolerance finds no justification in Qur'anic sources or in the ...