News and Analysis (4/27/2007)

Turkish Parliament most likely to vote in first Islamic-oriented president since the founding of the secular republic:

Saudi Arabia completes massive preemptory crackdown on alleged terrorists plotting attacks on “‘public figures, oil facilities, refineries … and military zones’”:

High profile US aid to support democracy and human rights activists have created fear in the Iranian government, prompting massive crackdown on the people meant to be helped:

Though some of Ahmadinejad’s rhetoric shows that sometimes they live a fine line between faith and politics, Iran’s Jewish community still find themselves living in peaceful coexistence with their Muslim neighbors and facing many similar problems:

With a 25% drop in executions, significant changes have been made in Pakistan’s penal system, however many more reforms are needed as it still has the most number of prisoners facing execution in the world:

 Seeing their rising market potential, advertisers begin courting American-Muslims:


Alejandro Beutel is program assistant for the Minaret of Freedom Institute with expertise in religious freedom, democratization and security issues.






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