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'Muslims have the right to kill millions of French people', ex-Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad shocks with his tweet

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.

Muslims in France condemn teacher's killing near Paris

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.

British Parliament decides to debate atrocities against Uyghurs in China

London: The British Parliament has decided to debate on Monday the  atrocities against Uyghur Muslims in China, media reports said.

Amid Xinjiang crisis, Chinese authorities are now targeting tiny Muslim community in Hainan province

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.

I am concerned about Uyghurs in China: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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.

Exiled Uyghurs now move ICC to probe Chinese 'genocide' in Xinjiang

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.

China fumes, Uighurs rejoice after Trump passes law to punish Chinese crackdown on Uighur Muslims

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.

Leaked Chinese document on Uyghur Muslims show people detained for veil, beard or clicking on foreign website

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.

Rain prayer underscores Eid gathering in Australia

Canberra, Aug 22 (IBNS): Muslims in Australia gathered and prayed for rain during an event on the occasion of Eid on Tuesday, reports said.

UN chief welcomes new law giving extra autonomy to Muslims in Southern Philippines

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”.

Muslims in Quebec to get their own cemetery after two decades' wait

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.

Amid escalating hate speech against Muslims, UN rights officials denounce intolerance, incitement

New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Expressing “grave concern” 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.