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March 1, 2000 |
As fighting between Christians and Muslims spreads to Nigeria's southeast, the government and leaders from the mostly Muslim north agreed to back away from calls for Islamic law in an effort to end the bloodshed that has wracked Nigeria for a week.
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March 2, 2000 | Times Wire Services
Amid reports of new clashes that left hundreds dead, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday decried the religious violence that has racked his country, mourning that Nigerians have lost their "sense of moral outrage." Police estimated that 200 to 400 people have died in three days of revenge attacks for clashes last week between Christians and Muslims in the northern city of Kaduna that killed more than 300.
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NEWS
March 2, 2000 | Times Wire Services
Amid reports of new clashes that left hundreds dead, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday decried the religious violence that has racked his country, mourning that Nigerians have lost their "sense of moral outrage." Police estimated that 200 to 400 people have died in three days of revenge attacks for clashes last week between Christians and Muslims in the northern city of Kaduna that killed more than 300.
NEWS
March 1, 2000 |
As fighting between Christians and Muslims spreads to Nigeria's southeast, the government and leaders from the mostly Muslim north agreed to back away from calls for Islamic law in an effort to end the bloodshed that has wracked Nigeria for a week.
NEWS
May 20, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Troops in armored cars and helicopters quelled religious rioting that resulted in the deaths of more than 200 Muslims and Christians in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna over three days, police said. Hundreds of injured people were crowded into hospitals. The clashes began Sunday in a land dispute.
NEWS
March 14, 1987 | United Press International
At least 13 people have been killed, more than 800 arrested and more than 50 churches burned down in a week of rioting by Muslims angered that a Christian preacher quoted from the Koran, reports said Friday. The fighting erupted in northern Nigeria a week ago when Muslim students attacked a Christian congregation after a preacher quoted from the Koran at the College of Education in Kafanchan, a railway town with a large Christian population.
NEWS
February 24, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and religious leaders warned of a real danger to the unity of Africa's most populous nation Wednesday after riots between Christians and Muslims left more than 100 people dead. Troops and police patrolled the city of Kaduna, where violence erupted Monday at a demonstration by Christians against calls by Muslims for the adoption of strict Islamic law in Kaduna state, in Nigeria's north.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 1987 | SCOTT KRAFT, Times Staff Writer
Pastor S. A. Adedeji preaches a message of Christian fortitude these days outside the blackened three-story cavern of twisted metal and shards of stained glass that had been his flock's house of worship for two decades. "Wait. Do not run away," Adedeji urged several hundred members of his congregation assembled on straw mats early one recent Sunday morning before the baking sun could wilt their resolve. "Jesus saw these fiery trials too. We must have faith."
NEWS
February 23, 2000 | ANN M. SIMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Zuma Hotel used to be the trendiest spot in this dusty, wind-swept capital of Nigeria's northern Zamfara state. Patrons sipped beer and cocktails at the bar, danced to the latest music in the hotel's disco and socialized into the wee hours. That was until October, when the state outlawed drinking, partying and so-called lewd behavior as it began the imposition of Sharia, the Islamic penal code based on the Koran. In December, the Zuma was raided and abruptly shut down.
MAGAZINE
February 7, 1988 | RICK MITCHELL, Rick Mitchell is a writer for the Bakersfield Californian.
NEAR THE EAST END of the Silver Lake district, at the edge of Echo Park, three little shops--Botanica El Monte, Botanica El Indio and Botanica El Negro Jose--lie within a mile or so of each other. Signs above the doors advertise articulos religiosos , along with flowers, herbs and gifts, and the windows display statues of Jesus, the Virgin Mother and various Catholic saints. A few of these figurines are black, but most have a traditional appearance.
NEWS
February 24, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and religious leaders warned of a real danger to the unity of Africa's most populous nation Wednesday after riots between Christians and Muslims left more than 100 people dead. Troops and police patrolled the city of Kaduna, where violence erupted Monday at a demonstration by Christians against calls by Muslims for the adoption of strict Islamic law in Kaduna state, in Nigeria's north.
NEWS
February 23, 2000 | ANN M. SIMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Zuma Hotel used to be the trendiest spot in this dusty, wind-swept capital of Nigeria's northern Zamfara state. Patrons sipped beer and cocktails at the bar, danced to the latest music in the hotel's disco and socialized into the wee hours. That was until October, when the state outlawed drinking, partying and so-called lewd behavior as it began the imposition of Sharia, the Islamic penal code based on the Koran. In December, the Zuma was raided and abruptly shut down.
NEWS
May 20, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Troops in armored cars and helicopters quelled religious rioting that resulted in the deaths of more than 200 Muslims and Christians in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna over three days, police said. Hundreds of injured people were crowded into hospitals. The clashes began Sunday in a land dispute.
MAGAZINE
February 7, 1988 | RICK MITCHELL, Rick Mitchell is a writer for the Bakersfield Californian.
NEAR THE EAST END of the Silver Lake district, at the edge of Echo Park, three little shops--Botanica El Monte, Botanica El Indio and Botanica El Negro Jose--lie within a mile or so of each other. Signs above the doors advertise articulos religiosos , along with flowers, herbs and gifts, and the windows display statues of Jesus, the Virgin Mother and various Catholic saints. A few of these figurines are black, but most have a traditional appearance.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 1987 | SCOTT KRAFT, Times Staff Writer
Pastor S. A. Adedeji preaches a message of Christian fortitude these days outside the blackened three-story cavern of twisted metal and shards of stained glass that had been his flock's house of worship for two decades. "Wait. Do not run away," Adedeji urged several hundred members of his congregation assembled on straw mats early one recent Sunday morning before the baking sun could wilt their resolve. "Jesus saw these fiery trials too. We must have faith."
NEWS
March 14, 1987 | United Press International
At least 13 people have been killed, more than 800 arrested and more than 50 churches burned down in a week of rioting by Muslims angered that a Christian preacher quoted from the Koran, reports said Friday. The fighting erupted in northern Nigeria a week ago when Muslim students attacked a Christian congregation after a preacher quoted from the Koran at the College of Education in Kafanchan, a railway town with a large Christian population.
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February 21, 2005 | Gayle Pollard-Terry, Times Staff Writer
Why is the proudly Afro-centric Pan African Film Festival, taking place at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, screening three movies about Mexicans? Two documentaries from Mexico -- "The Forgotten Roots" and "African Blood," in Spanish with English subtitles -- will be shown today at the Magic Johnson Theatres, along with the brief but lyrical "Tree From 2 Separate Seeds," the story of the daughter of an African American and a Chicana.
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