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News Brunei » Religion: Brunei, Tajikistan ban Christmas

News channel or source: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/brunei-tajikistan-ban-christmas
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

"These enforcement measures are...intended to control the act of celebrating Christmas excessively and openly, which could damage the aqidah (beliefs) of the Muslim community," Brunei’s Ministry of Religious Affairs released in a statement. The statement ...

News Brunei » Religion: Youth Religious Programme Exhibition

News channel or source: http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=44891
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Producing active and creative youth in religion according to the passage of time was among ... At the International Convention Centre's lobby, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam viewed the exhibition, which saw participation ...

News Brunei » Religion: Commonwealth leaders urged to put freedom of religion at centre of decision making

News channel or source: http://www.christian.org.uk/news/commonwealth-leaders-urged-put-freedom-religion-centre-decision-making/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

A Christian charity has called on Commonwealth leaders to put freedom of religion “at the heart” of major meetings ... Malaysia and Kenya. And in Brunei, converting from Islam is illegal, with people forced to recant by security services.

News Brunei » Religion: Brunei Darussalam - Paradise on earth

News channel or source: http://www.thedailystar.net/star-weekend/travelogue/brunei-darussalam-paradise-earth-1521736
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

In 1959, Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Saadul Khairi Waddien introduced a written constitution for Bruneians, which established Islam as the state religion. Muslims in Brunei Darussalam constitute 78 percent of the population followed by Christians who ...

News Brunei » Religion: Brunei, M’sia, Indonesia rated region’s worst violators of rights, religious freedom

News channel or source: https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/12/brunei-msia-indonesia-rated-regions-worst-violators-rights-religious-freedom/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 December 2016

MUSLIM-MAJORITY Brunei, Malaysia, and Indonesia have been listed as the region’s worst freedom of thought defenders in a 2016 report released by the International Humanist Ethical Union (IHEU). The Freedom of Thought Report published on Tuesday rated ...

News Brunei » Religion: New churches or temples not allowed in Brunei

News channel or source: http://www.asiaone.com/asia/new-churches-or-temples-not-allowed-brunei
Publication date: onday 03 October 2016

Brunei is a small country with a population of only about 400,000, of whom 67 per cent are Muslims, 13 per cent Buddhists, 10 per cent Christians and 10 per cent other religions. Do the one third of non-Muslims in that country still enjoy religious freedom?

News Brunei » Religion: Brunei man’s comment on Miri churches fires up netizens

News channel or source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/06/20/brunei-mans-comments-on-miri-churches-fires-up-netizens/
Publication date: onday 20 June 2016

User “winstonfromoverwatch” also claimed to be a Brunei Malay and Muslim who was aghast at the comment about Miri. “Yo, as a Muslim, Bruneian and a Malay, you are tarnishing our name. Does it say anywhere in our religion or teachings to go and judge ...

News Brunei » Religion: Youth Religious Programme Exhibition

News channel or source: http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=44913
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Producing active and creative youth in religion according to the passage of time was among ... At the International Convention Centre's lobby, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam viewed the exhibition, which saw participation ...