religious sentiment

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

India’s Supreme Court grants bail to Mohammed Zubair, orders release by this evening

India’s Supreme Court today (July 20, 2022) granted interim bail to fact-checking portal Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in all six FIRs registered against him in Uttar Pradesh state – for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through tweets – and ordered his release by this evening.

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Digital Security Act: JnU student remanded over FB comments

A student of Jagannath University has been placed on a two-day remand in police custody in a case filed under Digital Security Act over a Facebook post.

November 4, 2017
November 4, 2017

Section 57 of ICT Act: Man held over Facebook post

Another man was arrested under controversial section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act over an alleged Facebook post.

June 8, 2017
June 8, 2017

Indonesian clerics, Islamic schools told to stay away from politics

Muslim scholars in Indonesia call on clerics to stay away from politics following the religious sentiment that may divide the country. Islamic boarding schools (pesantren) across the country are told to stay away from politics.

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

Hurting religious sentiment won't be allowed: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issues a strong warning against hurting religious sentiment, saying her government will not allow speaking against anybody's religious faith.

June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015

Man held for instigating religious anarchy thru Facebook

Detectives arrest man in Paltan area of Dhaka on charges of instigating people’s religious sentiment through his posts in social media platform.

May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

Latif Siddique denied bail

A Dhaka rejects bail petitions of former minister Abdul Latif Siddique in seven cases filed against him for hurting people’s religious sentiment.