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News Djibouti » Religion: China's influence expands as it finds a new outlet in Africa

News channel or source: http://www.afr.com/news/world/africa/chinas-influence-expands-as-it-finds-a-new-outlet-in-africa-20180211-h0vx67
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In a conflict-filled region, stability is the other resource that Djibouti has to offer. The third is a certain amount of openness to the world. Islam may be the state's official religion, but faith is generally a private matter in Djibouti. Services ...

News Djibouti » Religion: 1 in 6 female asylum seekers fleeing gender-based persecution

News channel or source: https://ca.news.yahoo.com/1-6-female-asylum-seekers-110000505.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

That number includes 136 gender-related claims involving women from Djibouti. Of those ... less likely to have their claims accepted than people fleeing for political, religious or ethnic reasons. Conditioned not to talk about abuse Legal experts say ...

News Djibouti » Religion: Where does the Arab world stand on female genital mutilation?

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/where-does-the-arab-world-stand-on-female-genital-mutilation/a-42472991
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

"If there are religious texts that justify such violence ... in recent years it has been banned in Egypt, Sudan, and Djibouti. In Yemen, the practice is banned in medical facilities but not in homes. In Mauritania there are legal restrictions but ...

News Djibouti » Religion: Female genital mutilation: International day denounces desire to control female sexuality

News channel or source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1627596/3-female-genital-mutilation-international-day-denounces-desire-control-female-sexuality/
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Countries where the practice is near universal include Somalia, Djibouti and Guinea ... People often believe FGM is required by religion, but it is not mentioned in the Quran or Bible. – It is underpinned by the desire to control female sexuality ...

News Djibouti » Religion: Factbox: What is female genital mutilation? Where does it happen?

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-women-fgm-factbox/factbox-what-is-female-genital-mutilation-where-does-it-happen-idUSKBN1FQ006
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Countries where the practice is near universal include Somalia, Djibouti and Guinea ... People often believe FGM is required by religion, but it is not mentioned in the Koran or Bible. - It is underpinned by the desire to control female sexuality ...

News Djibouti » Religion: Religious Intolerance Circles the Globe

News channel or source: https://spectator.org/who-persecutes-whom-and-how-much-open-doorss-top-50-list/
Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

Religious intolerance is a global constant ... as well as guerrillas. Muslim Djibouti brings up the rear at number 50, where, reports Open Doors, “jihadists and radical Islamic ideas bleed over from volatile surrounding countries.”

News Djibouti » Religion: Seven years after revolution: Deciding priorities in Yemen

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/2/8/291140/World/Region/Seven-years-after-revolution-Deciding-priorities-i.aspx
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

After the separatists were defeated, Al-Zoubaidi fled to Djibouti and created the Right to Self-Determination ... tribal leaders and most of the religious establishments. Today, either Tarek or Ahmed could inherit this political legacy.

News Djibouti » Religion: China India Rivalry Now Plays Itself Out in Maldives

News channel or source: https://www.asiasentinel.com/politics/china-india-rivalry-plays-itself-maldives/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

China also views the Maldives as key to its Maritime Silk Road project in the Indian Ocean as it has already acquired Hambantota port in Sri Lanka and Djibouti in the Horn ... the perfect hotbed for extremism and religious fundamentalism, piracy, smuggling ...

News Djibouti » Religion: Paradise Burning: Turbulent Road Ahead For The Maldives

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/opinion/2018/02/12/paradise-burning-turbulent-road-ahead-for-the-maldives
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

This land grab raises suspicions about whether China is aiming for more overseas military bases beyond what it has formally acquired in Djibouti and the bases it ... with Yameen as well as other Maldivian religious conservative political parties.

News Djibouti » Religion: Briefing note on a comprehensive approach to combat the transnational threat of terrorism and violent extremism in Africa

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/briefing-note-comprehensive-approach-combat-transnational-threat-terrorism-and-violent
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

It has also partnered with other regional and international bodies on building the skills and capacities required by religious leaders to play a constructive ... The Nouakchott and Djibouti Processes for Enhancing Security Cooperation in the Sahel and ...