Days after facing heat from the European Union for its blasphemy laws, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to vehemently counter Islamophobia, reported Dawn. He also objected to equating Islam with radicalism and terrorism.
New York: Underlining that “diversity is a richness, not a threat”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for greater investment in promoting social cohesion and tackling bigotry in a message on Wednesday to mark the International Day to Combat Islamophobia.
New York: The UN human rights office (OHCHR) voiced “serious concerns” on Tuesday over the situation in Myanmar – including rights violations and proliferation of hateful speech against minority communities – as the country prepares for general elections next month.
Male/IBNS: Maldives has said that it is against singling out India for Islamophobia among the South Asian nations after the Pakistan Ambassador to the UN targeted India over the issue in a recent virtual meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
Makkah, June 1 (IBNS): Pakistan PM Imran Khan participated in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meet and raised the issue of Islamophobia at the forum.
Birmingham, Nov 14 (IBNS): Twenty years on from the first major report on Islamophobia, a new report involving University of Birmingham research recommends that all parts of society call out prejudice and discrimination and prejudice experienced by and suffered by Muslims.
Toronto, Oct 8 (IBNS): The legislature of Ontario had unanimously passed an act for the official recognition of the month of October to celebrate Islamic Heritage in Ontario, reports said.