Category - terrorism

  • 6 Aug 2012

    The advocacy group United Sikhs has strongly condemned the horrific shooting of innocent people at a Gurdwara (temple) in Oak Creek, USA.

  • 11 Sep 2011

    Over the past ten years we have witnessed the birth of the neologism '9/11' and the horrid and inaccurate phrase 'global war on terror'. Some of what happened in those ten intervening years is now history, says Harry Hagopian. But much of it continues to resonate across the globe, calling us to a change of outlook and action. Revolutions and popular revolts across the Middle East and North Africa region vindicate the standpoint that real changes should come from within and do not necessarily get imposed militarily upon a whole people anymore.

  • 11 Sep 2011

    Muslim groups in the USA and around the world have united with people of other religions and of none to condemn terrorism and other forms of violence.

  • 11 Sep 2011

    The head of the the World Council of Churches, which brings together over 340 major Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican, Peace Church and indigenous Christian communions in conversation with the Roman Catholic Church worldwide, is from Norway - a country which has been exposed to the horror of terrorism recently.

  • 11 Sep 2011

    What are the principal lessons of the ten years of war since the 11 September 2001 attacks? Paul Rogers, professor in the department of peace studies at Bradford University, gives some crisp answers. He has played a prominent role in the Oxford Research Group, has written extensively on related global and regional issues, and his first openDemocracy column was published a few days after 9/11.

  • 30 Jul 2011

    In a letter to the Christian Council of Norway, the World Council of Churches (WCC) has expressed support over the terrible killings last week.

  • 27 Jul 2011

    The Interfaith Network in the UK has urged religious groups to unite against violence and prejudice following the murder of 76 people in Norway last week.

  • 24 Jul 2011

    Oslo Cathedral has become a significant centre of mourning and reflection following the horror of a car bomb attack and mass shooting in Norway.

  • 23 Jul 2011

    Last week few people had heard the name of Anders Behring Breivik. Today he is trending on twitter for all the wrong reasons, along with 'Freemasonry' and 'Christianity'.

  • 23 Jul 2011

    A right-wing Christian extremist, 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik, has been charged with bomb and gun terror attacks in Norway yesterday.