Religious Rundown 11/10 – 11/21

Posted on November 23, 2012 by

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11/10/12

Six Tibetans drank gasoline and set themselves on fire the day before Beijing opened its party conference. Sangay said, “Self-immolators are telling the Chinese government that repression is unbearable. They are saying,’We grew up under under your system, we are supposedly the primary beneficiaries of whatever you are doing in Tibet, and it’s not good; it’s not worth living under the system.'”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/10/exiled-tibetans-support-self-immolation_n_2109795.html

11/17/2012

Indian Hindu extremist leader, Bal Thackeray, died at 86 of Cardio-Respitory Arrest. He was linked to Anti-Muslim violence in India.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/17/hindu-extremist-leader-ba_0_n_2149960.html

11/19/12

A power outage sparked a stampede during India’s most common religious festival, Chhath Puja Festival, and killed 17. 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/20/india-stampede-chhath-puja-festival-ganges-river_n_2162606.html

11/20/2012: A Jewish man from Israel and a Muslim man from Paelstine held signs reading, “Why can’t we all get along?” in Midtown Manhattan.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/20/middle-east-peace-photo_n_2168227.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

11/21/2012: 

Jews and Muslims joins one another to help feed the homeless for Thanksgiving even though there’s still violence going on in the Middle East. 

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/21/thanksgiving-jews-muslims-volunteer-together-despite-middle-east-violence_n_2168061.html?utm_hp_ref=religion

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