Kuala Lumpur/Paris: Amid ongoing terror attacks in France by the Islamists, former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad shocked the world when he almost justified the killings saying that Muslims "have the right to kill millions of French people" to avenge the past.
Paris/Xinhua: Muslims and community leaders in France on Saturday condemned the killing of a teacher in a Paris suburb, calling for not associating Islam with such heinous acts.
London: The British Parliament has decided to debate on Monday the atrocities against Uyghur Muslims in China, media reports said.
Beijing: The Chinese government's religious crackdown on a minor community has now reached Sanya city in Hainan province, located almost 12,000 km from the controversial Xinjiang region where the atrocities on the Uyghur Muslims have already earned global attention.
Geneva: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday expressed her concern over the way Uyghurs are treated in the Xinjiang region by China.
A group of Uyghurs, who are currently in exile, have submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court and sought an investigation into senior Chinese officials, including Xi Jinping, for genocide and crimes against humanity.
Beijing/Washington: Cornered worldwide over the Covid-19 fiasco, China is now fuming after yet another setback as the United States passed a legislation to punish the Chinese crackdown on Uighur Muslims, media reports said.
Beijing/IBNS: A leaked Chinese government document has shown how issues, like growing a beard, wearing a veil or accidentally visiting a foreign website, were among the justifications shown to send Uyghur Muslims to China’s detention camps in Xinjiang province.
Canberra, Aug 22 (IBNS): Muslims in Australia gathered and prayed for rain during an event on the occasion of Eid on Tuesday, reports said.
New York, July 28 (IBNS): The UN Secretary-General on Friday welcomed a new law which grants extra autonomy to Muslim communities living in the Southern Philippines, describing it as a “landmark achievement on the road to lasting peace”.
Quebec, Aug 7 (IBNS): After waiting for two decades, the Muslim community in the Quebec city is set to get their own cemetery, media reports said.
New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Expressing â€œgrave concernâ€ at the outpouring of intolerance and hate speech in public discourse and in the media in recent weeks, which focused particularly on Muslims, senior United Nations human rights officials have urgently called on those in positions of authority and political leadership to act responsibly and with respect for both international and national laws.