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[Mid-east] Incredibly brutal footage shows how ISIS punish their own fighters by stamping on their heads and whipping them with belts… because they were caught SMOKING

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT...These are the shocking scenes were Isis terrorists are 'disciplined' by their own superiors for smoking... Isis has taken a hard-line against smoking which it has branded as 'un-Islamic' and therefore banned
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:40

Australian Sikh community outraged over smoking cartoon

outrage after a daily published a cartoon of a Sikh man smoking a cigar, a media report said on Friday. "You would never see a person of Sikh faith smoking -- not even a cigarette, let alone a cigar, so it just seems out of context," Special Broadcasting
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 16, 2015 10:29

[Mid-east, UK] Syrian smugglers shun weapons and turn to cigarettes for profits

eastern Syria's smugglers are seeking profit from a new illicit product: cigarettes. It is forbidden under the austere religious...” Yet cigarettes offer a rare business opportunity for...uses his pickup truck to smuggle in cigarettes, stuffing packs into
Financial Times (uk)
added May 15, 2015 09:12

[Europe, Malta, USA] FBI, Maltese police asked to investigate company involved in John Dalli’s Bahamas trip

FBI) and Maltese police have been asked to investigate two companies linked to former EU Commissioner John Dalli by a group of American investors who say they have been swindled...By playing on their Christian sensibilities, they were led to believe that
Malta Independent (mt)
added May 10, 2015 08:53

[Mid-east] Cigarette giant blames ISIS for falling tobacco sales

A UK tobacco firm has blamed the political unrest caused by ISIS In Iraq for blocking the sales of billions of cigarettes. In its half-year results report posted today, Imperial Tobacco announced that the number of cigarettes sold had been hit by a 5% d
added May 6, 2015 20:56

[Asia, China] CCP reportedly orders Xinjiang shops to sell alcohol and cigarettes

The Chinese government has been accused of implementing a campaign to weaken the Muslim religion in the restive Western province of Xinjiang after it demanded shops and restaurants sell cigarettes and alcohol.
Shanghaiist (blog)
added May 6, 2015 19:38

[Asia] China orders Muslims to break taboo, sell alcohol, cigarettes

China has ordered Muslim stores to sell alcohol and cigarettes in what it calls its "strike hard" campaign against Islam. The mandate targeted China's ethnic Uyghur population in the western region of Xinjiang, a place that has become increasingly restles
Big News (au)
added May 6, 2015 19:38

[Asia] Muslims shopkeepers in China 'forced' to sell alcohol and cigarettes

With a majority Muslim population in Xinjiang, Chinese authorities have reportedly ordered Muslim shopkeepers and restaurant owners in one of the villages to promote alcohol and cigarettes. The “eye-catching displays,” are a method of undermining Islam
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added May 6, 2015 14:18

[Mid-east] New study uncovers tobacco industry's attempts to tackle 'threat' of Islam to smoking

Co-author Professor Kelley Lee, based at Simon Fraser University, said: "This paper provides further evidence of how the tobacco industry has sought to frame public policy debates in ways that, not only further its commercial interests, but undermine the
added Apr 27, 2015 09:09

BRIGGS: How Faith Matters in Battling Smoking Epidemic

New studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that religion may help deter smoking... The takeaway, many researchers suggest, is that a nuanced approach to religious engagement can be a powerful ally in global anti-smoking efforts. In general, r
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:31
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