Harry Potter actress gets honour killing threat from own family

London, Dec 21,
A Muslim actress who played the role of a classmate of Harry Potter in the blockbuster films, has been allegedly persecuted by her family for having a relationship with a young Hindu man.Afshan Azad, 22, played the role of Padma Patil in Harry Potter movies, but in real life her family allegedly beat her and threatened to kill her for meeting a young man who was not a Muslim.


Handshake with Michelle Obama was forced: Indonesian minister

London, Nov 10 (IANS)

An Indonesian minister, who was criticised by Muslims for shaking hands with the US First Lady Michelle Obama, said on Twitter that the skin-to-skin contact was forced.

Information Minister Tifatul Sembiring was among the dignitaries of the host country to greet US President Barack Obama and his wife as they arrived in Jakarta Tuesday.


Christians in Asia do not speak out about their faith-President International association of catholic Missiology

Christians in Asia do not speak out enough about their faith other religions do, a Catholic priest and expert in the missionary field, says.

“Muslims defend their faith strongly while Christians shy away,” said Father Andrew Recepcion, President of the International Association of Catholic Missiologists (IACM).