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someone having the same religion as another person

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They were told that corruption in the Muslim world was due to Western interference and immorality and that they had to retrieve this lost glory by assisting their oppressed coreligionists.
The perceived downside to such a move was the risk of stationing in Palestine large numbers of Indian Muslims in direct opposition and proximity to their Ottoman coreligionists.
Many Sunni clerics in Saudi Arabia have recently appealed to Sunnis to support their coreligionists in Yemen following capture of Sana'a by Al Houthi rebels on September 21.
Article 16 of the Geneva Convention of 1929, regarding treatment of POWs, stipulates that prisoners are to have "complete freedom in the performance of their religious duties" and allows for fellow prisoners who are ministers "freely to minister to their coreligionists.
From late 2006, when Iraq's bloody sectarian war was around its peak, some Sunni tribes began siding with US forces against the often brutal tactics of their Al-Qaeda-linked coreligionists.
Approving an inmate's request to limit contact with other inmates to coreligionists only, for example, or to be segregated from persons of a certain belief system that the inmate dislikes or disagrees with, would constitute official favoritism toward religiously motivated association over other associational interests," the brief points out.
I find it strange that so many of my coreligionists appear to be crying out for blood, focused so strongly on retributive justice as the only justice worth seeking.
For, it saw 3,000 Sikhs being massacred in Delhi just because the two assassins of Indira Gandhi were their coreligionists.
He finds that, while the Gulf Shia were inspired by their coreligionists in Iraq, Iran, and Lebanon, they ultimately pursued greater rights through a nonsectarian, nationalist approach.
The French government supplemented the donations with large sums of money extorted as compensation from China's Manchu government and from provincial and local Chinese officials after local resistance to the missionaries and their Chinese coreligionists led to anti-Catholic violence.
Indeed, while it is often assumed that the Mudejar communities were weak, struggling, and cut off from support because of their geographical location outside dar it is shown here that they provided crucial services to their coreligionists in Andalus and North Africa, particularly evident in the ransom and emancipation of Muslim captives.
Indeed, his fascinating analysis of the nonintervention to protect the Ottoman Armenians clearly shows that "saving strangers, even Christian coreligionists, was an international practice subordinated to the maintenance of peace and the security of Europe" (209).
Two days ago, Mriv, the Israeli newspaper, mentioned that hundreds of Druze soldiers in the Israeli army have expressed their willingness to go to Syria and take part in the fighting there to "protect" their coreligionists, who are coming under attack from Al-Ansar Front (probably Al-Nusra Front), in the Druze village of Khadr.
But while Drach offered his former family members and coreligionists apostasy and contempt, his brother-in-law Simon Deutz exemplified for the French masses the image of the "eternal Jew.
Yet, what we do know is that Iran has regarded the Sunni radicals in Iraq, like it views al Qaeda, as its enemies, and indeed reached out to its Shia coreligionists in Iraq to encourage a cease-fire with U.