religious minority

  • August 20, 2014  

    The humanitarian crisis in Iraq is taking its toll on displaced Christians and those in the minority Yazidi community. As brutal attacks from the Sunni militant group known as the Islamic State continue, hundreds of thousands have fled to the country’s Kurdish region. Margaret Warner toured one refugee camp near the Syrian border to find Iraqis in a state of shock and desperation. Continue reading

  • August 19, 2014  

    Islamic Sharia law was fairly dormant in the Indonesian province of Aceh until a massive earthquake and tsunami struck in 2004, killing more than 130,000. But as residents rebuild, Sharia officers have strengthened their grip, threatening rights of religious minorities and women. Special correspondent Kira Kay reports. Continue reading

  • December 18, 2012  

    Narendra Modi, chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat, is running for a fourth term, and many believe he will be India’s next prime minister. Kira Kay reports that although he is a political darling to some, Muslim residents of Gujarat are concerned that Modi has not stood up for the rights of religious minorities. Continue reading