Source: Xinhua/09:03 May 10 2010
An explosion at a mosque killed one and wounded more than a dozen, including three critically injured ones in North Cotabato, southern Philippines, on Sunday evening. (more…)
Posted in Bomb, Civilian Casualties, Government, Military, Philippines, Property Damage, Southeast Asia, Terrorists, Uncategorized, tagged civilian casulaties, mosque, Muslim, Philippines on May 10, 2010 |
Posted in Civilian Casualties, Compensation, Displacement, Government, Health Care, Internal Displaced Persons, Property Damage, Refugee Camps, Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, tagged amends, Muslim, reconciliation, reconciliation commission, resettlement, Sinhales, Sri Lankan government, Tamils on May 5, 2010 |
Posted in Displacement, Foreign Aid, Government, Internal Displaced Persons, Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized, United Nations, tagged IDPs, LTTE, Muslim, reconcilation, reconstruction, return, Sri Lanka, Tamils on April 29, 2010 |
JAFFNA, 29 April 2010 (IRIN) – Sri Lankan Muslims displaced during the country’s decades-long civil war are slowly returning home, but the challenge of reconciling with their Tamil neighbours, and their past, remains.
About 75,000 Muslims were evicted in October 1990 from the northern districts of Jaffna, Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullaithivu and some parts of Vavuniya by the now-defeated Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), who were fighting for an independent Tamil homeland. (more…)
Posted in Country, Government, Internal Displaced Persons, Other, Refugee Camps, Region, South Asia, Sri Lanka, tagged discrimination, IDPs, Muslim, resettlement, returned, Sri Lanka on March 22, 2010 |
Posted in Actors, Africa, Blogroll, Body Count, Country, Gunfire, Insurgents, Other, Region, Somalia, Tactics, Targeted Death, Type of Harm, tagged civilian deaths, civilians, Gaalkacyo, Insurgents, Muslim, Pakistani, preachers, Somalia, Tawfiq mosque on August 12, 2009 |
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Masked gunmen forced a group of eight Muslim preachers, most of them from Pakistan, out of a mosque in the Somali town of Gaalkacyo at dawn prayers on Wednesday and shot them. Five Pakistanis and a Somali died on the spot, and two Pakistanis were seriously wounded, residents and witnesses said.
It was not clear why the Pakistanis had been singled out at the Tawfiq mosque in Gaalkacyo — almost 400 miles northeast of Mogadishu, the capital — or what they were doing in Somalia. Residents said the town had been on a high security alert after earlier unrest.