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Pakistan: 13-year-old Christian boy detained in Pastor Vicky’s case

A 13-year-old Christian boy, who was identified as Johnson, along with his father Nasir Masih, and other family members, were held by the Faisalabad Police in Pakistan to record their alleged false testimony against Pastor Eliezer.

Pakistan: Two minor Hindu girls abducted, converted to Islam and then married off to Muslim men

Two minor Hindu girls were forcibly converted to Islam after being abducted in Pakistan's Sindh region recently.

US group asks Elon Musk to shut down Tesla showroom in Xinjiang

Washington: The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Tuesday called on industrialist Elon Musk to close a recently-opened Tesla showroom in China’s Xinjiang region, where Chinese authorities are carrying out a campaign of genocide targeting the Uyghur Muslim minority. 

Sri Lankan Cabinet clears proposal to bring Muslims under common laws for marriage and divorce

The Sri Lankan Cabinet this week approved an amendment to the Civil Procedure Code, allowing Muslim marriages and divorces under the common law governing marriage and divorce of citizens of Sri Lanka.

UN leaders speak out against Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred

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.

Genocide was committed against the Uyghurs: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken targets China

Washington: Newly confirmed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has targeted China and said the country's treatment towards Uyghur and Muslim minority population  is genocide. 

USCIRF welcomes house passage of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

Washington: The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomed the House of Representatives’ passage yesterday of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which bars imports of all goods mined, produced, or manufactured in Xinjiang, unless proven by clear and convincing evidence that the goods were not produced using forced labor.

China crushing every trace of Islamic identity to robotically reprogram them as Han Chinese, says scholar

Beijing: A noted scholar has claimed that  China’s  communist regime embezzles the COVID-19 crisis to muzzle the voice of dissents in  Xinjiang and Tibet.

Division among Muslims has resulted in rebellion, massacre and territorial divisions'

Riyadh: Journalist Nadia Abdel has said the sectarian division among Muslims has resulted in rebellion, massacre and territorial divisions with international political ramifications.

'Uprisings by extremist groups in Muslim countries or outside is an ongoing enterprise'

Journalist Zahid Arab has described uprisings by extremist groups in Muslim countries or outside as an ongoing enterprise.

Pakistan's 23% non-Muslim population during Partition is now 3%: Ex-advisor to Pak Prime Minister

London:  A former advisor to a Pakistan Prime Minister said the non-Muslim population in the country has dwindled to a meagre three percent now from 23 percent during the Partiton of united India.

Some Chinese companies prohibit Pakistani employees from offering namaz

Islamabad: In a clear evidence of discrimination followed by Beijing, some Chinese companies operating in Pakistan do not seem to allow time to Pakistani employees to offer namaz, media reports said.

COVID-19: Pakistan govt faces new challenge as clerics call for lifting of congregational prayer limits

Islamabad/IBNS: The Pakistan government seems to face a growing challenge in their act to contain COVID-19 as a section of the Islamic clerics have warned they will flout the government’s restrictions on group prayers especially during the holy month of Ramadan.

Yet another Hindu girl abducted, converted and married to Muslim man in Pakistan

Islamabad/IBNS: In yet another incident in Pakistan, a Hindu woman was abducted, converted and then married to a Muslim man in the country's Matiari district in Sindh province, media reports said on Monday.

Uighur: Top Muslim preacher urges Islamic nations to start boycotting Chinese products

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia/IBNS: Keeping in mind the treatment given to ethnic Uighurs, an influential Muslim preacher has asked the Islamic countries to start the process of boycotting Chinese products.