Turkish Pianist Sentenced for Twitter Postings
Fazil Say, given a 10-month suspended sentence for insulting Islam and offending Muslims, said the accusations against him offended human rights.
European Muslims see hope on Pope Francis for better peace dialog
Vatican relations with the Muslim world were badly strained in 2006 when the resigned Pope Benedict XVI stated, quoting a Byzantine emperor, that Islam is a violent and irrational religion.
UK University slated over gender segregated seating for Muslims
On March 9 University College London hosted a debate on Islam versus Atheism. The Islamic organizers pandered to requests to arrange gender segregated seating, infuriating the guest speaker, a former advisor to President Obama.
Europe: Britain: 3 Admit to Terrorism Plot
Three British Muslims, including a convert who was featured in a documentary about radical Islam, pleaded guilty to terrorism charges in London on Friday.
Egypt court orders YouTube blocked for 30 days
A court in Egypt has ordered the government to block access to YouTube for 30 days after a film deemed insulting to Islam was uploaded to the video-sharing site.The film, "Innocence of Muslims," sparked off riots across the Muslim world in September.