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Tamerlan Tsarnaev Burial

Gays and Corpses

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, a mob of more than 10,000 people led by men of the cloth from the Georgian Orthodox Church, attacked 50 gay rights demonstrators marching in downtown Tbilisi, Georgia.

Virginia Governor Responds To Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Burial

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Brandon Shulleeta | Posted 07.14.2013 | DC

DOSWELL -- The leader of an anti-Shariah group said Monday that the grave of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev could become a memoria...

Tsarnaev Burial Saga Highlights Flaw in the Law of Human Remains

Tanya D. Marsh | Posted 07.13.2013 | Crime
Tanya D. Marsh

It is sad that a system that is dependent upon everyone exercising character has shown such a fatal weakness.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Burial Angers Virginia Muslims

Posted 05.13.2013 | Religion

By Gary Strauss USA Today (RNS) Officials and local residents of a rural Virginia county say they’re surprised and angered that the body of Bos...

Bombers and Barbarians

Patricia McGuire | Posted 07.12.2013 | DC
Patricia McGuire

The Tsarnaev brothers committed an atrocious, evil act against humanity. Tamerlan Tsarnaev died by the very violence he perpetrated. Refusing to bury his body, harassing those who made his burial possible, does not make America stronger.

'Jesus Said Love Your Enemies': Woman Who Helped Bury Bombing Suspect

AP | LARRY O'DELL and BOB LEWIS | Posted 05.12.2013 | Crime

DOSWELL, Va. -- The Virginia woman whose actions led to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev being buried about 30 miles north of her Ric...

Jaweed Kaleem

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Buried In Muslim Cemetery | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.10.2013 | Religion

The body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspected Boston Marathon bomber whose burial was surrounded by controversy during the past week, was interred Thur...

Boston Bombing Suspect Buried

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 07.09.2013 | Crime

WORCESTER, Mass. — The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was entombed in an unknown gravesite Thursday after police said...

Where Are The Christians On Burying Tsarnaev?

Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Religion News Service BOSTON (RNS) Soon after the Boston Marathon bombings, local Christian leaders stepped swiftly into ...

Chief Gary Gemme On Tsarnaev Burial: "We Are Not Barbarians. We Bury The Dead."

AP | Bridget Murphy | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion

BOSTON (AP) -- The chief of the police in Worcester, Mass., says the department has been reluctantly dragged into the efforts to find a burial plot fo...

Retired Teacher Offers Burial Plot To Deceased Boston Bombing Suspect

Emily Thomas | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion

A Vermont man is offering to donate a burial plot to deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev's family has struggled fo...

'Nobody Wants Him': Marathon Bombing Suspect Needs Burial Spot

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 07.07.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — The administrator of a fund created to help Boston Marathon bombing victims has a blunt message for them: Lower your expectations. Att...

Jaweed Kaleem

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Burial Ignites Controversy | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion

Watching the news this week of cemeteries refusing to accept the body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev and protestors descending ...

Friend Of Bombing Suspect Due In Front Of Judge

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.06.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A Massachusetts funeral director said Monday he has received burial offers from out-of-state cemeteries for the body of a Boston Marath...

Funeral Director: Muslim Burial Rites To Take Place On Bombing Suspect's Body

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.05.2013 | Religion

WORCESTER, Mass. — The uncle of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev arrived in Massachusetts on Sunday to arrange for his burial, ...

Funeral Home: No Cemetery Wants To Bury Bomb Suspect

AP | STEVE LeBLANC and BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.04.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- A funeral home director was scrambling to find a cemetery that would bury a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, ignoring protesters gat...

Jaweed Kaleem

Muslims Wary Of Giving Boston Bombing Suspect Islamic Funeral | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.30.2014 | Religion

In the days since two deadly bombs and the separate shootings that followed brought Boston to a standstill, the region's Muslim community has loudly c...