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#Sectarian Violence

# sectarian-violence - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Sectarian violence breaks out in Central African Republic

The resignation of the country’s president has done little to quell tensions.

# sectarian-violence - Thursday 15 August, 2013

At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests

A State of Emergency has been declared and curfews put in place.

# sectarian-violence - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street

The PSNI said the girls is not believed to have been injured but is asking parents in the area to ensure they know the whereabouts of their children.

# sectarian-violence - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Burma

Authorities in Burma’s western Rakhine state face accusations of ethnic cleansing after applying a two-child limit to Muslim families that does not also apply to Buddhists in the area.

# sectarian-violence - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion

Behind each death of the Troubles are real, grieving people – many of whom have been waiting for the truth for far too long, writes David McCann.

# sectarian-violence - Friday 12 October, 2012

PSNI arrest 32-year-old woman over intimidation of family

She has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

# sectarian-violence - Monday 11 June, 2012

Burma declares state of emergency in midst of fatal sectarian violence

At least eight people – including a 12-year-old girl – have been killed in sectarian violence in western Burma.

# sectarian-violence - Monday 9 January, 2012

Car bombs kill 16 in Iraqi capital

The latest bout of sectarian violence to hit Baghdad has left sixteen people dead: more than 90 people, most Shiite Muslims, have been killed in less than one week.

# sectarian-violence - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Dozens dead in spate of Baghdad bombings amid Iraqi political turmoil

It’s feared a political spat between the country’s two senior politicians could lead to a re-emergence of sectarian violence.

# sectarian-violence - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

# sectarian-violence - Monday 18 July, 2011

Sectarian killing spree kills 30 in Syria

Long-simmering religious tensions appear to be coming to the fore in Syria, with a sectarian killing spree leaving 30 people dead over the weekend.

# sectarian-violence - Saturday 16 July, 2011

From The42 BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe In The Rough

BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe

Mark James’s insensitive quip about the latest violence in the North forced the Beeb and him into an apology.

# sectarian-violence - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus

PSNI officers also came under attack from petrol bombs amid serious disturbances in the North last night.

# sectarian-violence - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Photographer shot as rioting continues in Belfast (Gallery) Belfast This post contains images

Photographer shot as rioting continues in Belfast (Gallery)

Up to 400 people hurled fireworks and petrol bombs in violent clashes, as police advised the media to avoid the area for their own safety.

# sectarian-violence - Friday 17 June, 2011

Bill aimed at reducing sectarianism in Scottish football to be published

Tough new prison terms will be part of the bill being published in the Scottish parliament.

# sectarian-violence - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Two arrested over 1973 Belfast murder

Two men in their 50s are being questioned about the killing of a teenage girl in Belfast 37 years ago.