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02 July 2007

Whipping, prison and fines for anyone who tries to convert Muslims

dd604e5bf8cade4228aaf7e901561b41.jpgIn Kelantan, the only Malaysian state run by an Islamic party, penalties for anyone who proselytises among Muslims have been increased. The new law is the strictest in the entire federation. After the Lina Joy affair, the more radical circles fear “mass conversions.”

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24 June 2007

Two paramilitary rangers, two Buddhists shot dead and burned in

medium__40090779_thailand_regions3_map203.5.gifSuspected Muslim insurgents in southern Thailand fatally shot two paramilitary rangers and two Buddhists, then set their bodies on fire in two separate incidents on Sunday, police said.

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12 June 2007

Three teachers killed in separate shootings in southern Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) - Three Buddhist teachers were killed in two separate attacks in restive southern Thailand Monday, police said, blaming the shootings on Muslim rebels.

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14 May 2007

Insurgents behead Thai-Buddhist, kill wife, injure daughter

Pattani, Thailand - Separatist insurgents on Monday shot dead a Thai-Buddhist couple working as fruit pickers in the majority-Muslim area of Bannang Sata, Yala provine and

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07 May 2007

Two Buddhists killed, another injured in Yala

Yala - Two Buddhists were killed and another injured by Muslim insurgents while they were

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03 May 2007

Thailand grants amnesty to Muslim rebels in south

THAILAND'S army-backed premier has decided to grant amnesty to suspected Islamic rebels in the country's Muslim-majority south, the government said Tuesday in its bid to rein in unrest in the region

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30 April 2007

Separatists behead 28th southern victim

(dpa) - Suspected separatist insurgents on Monday killed a Buddhist father and son, beheaded the father and set their bodies on fire - supposedly to avenge the weekend bombing of a mosque in Thailand's deep South.

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15 April 2007

Thai Buddhist killed and burned in restive south

NARATHIWAT - An elderly Buddhist man was shot dead and his body set on fire Sunday in Thailand's restive south, police said, days after a similar incident provoked angry protests

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11 April 2007

Buddhist woman burned alive in Muslim south Thailand

medium__40090779_thailand_regions3_map203.4.gif(Reuters) - A Buddhist woman was shot and burned alive in Thailand's violence-torn Muslim-majority south on Wednesday, prompting angry protests in front of visiting army chief Sonthi Boonyaratglin.

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19 March 2007

Three Buddhist women dead in south Thailand attack

medium__40090779_thailand_regions3_map203.3.gifSuspected separatist militants on motorbicycles killed three Buddhist farmworkers in Thailand's far south as

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18 March 2007

Students killed in Thailand attack

medium__40090779_thailand_regions3_map203.2.gifThree students have died in an attack on an Islamic school in southern Thailand.

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