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Muneeza Naqvi

Muneeza Naqvi is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Muneeza Naqvi

Thin crowds greet Bollywood film after rumors set off anger

By Muneeza Naqvi — January 26, 2018
NEW DELHI (AP) — The film is based on a 16th-century epic Sufi poem, 'Padmavat,' in which a brave and beautiful Rajput queen chose to immolate herself in a ceremonial fire rather than be captured by the Muslim sultan of Delhi, Allaudin Khilji.

India’s top court: Instant divorce among Muslims unlawful

By Muneeza Naqvi — August 22, 2017
NEW DELHI (AP) — The decision was widely lauded by women's rights activists as a step toward granting Muslim women in India greater equality and justice.
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