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Islamophobia is intolerable: London police chief

Islamophobia is intolerable: London police chief

London: The recent terror attacks in London have affected Muslims in the same manner as all other citizens of the city and terrorists do not discriminate between Muslims and non-Muslims in their attacks. Targeting of Londoners on the basis of their faith was unacceptable. These views were expressed by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, in […]

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Daesh kills hundreds of civilians fleeing Mosul: UN reports

Daesh kills hundreds of civilians fleeing Mosul: UN reports

Geneva: The Office of the United Nations Human Rights said Thursday it has reports of a “significant escalation” of Iraqi civilians being killed by Daesh as they try to flee Mosul. The UN human rights office said it also has reports of 50-80 deaths in an airstrike on the Zanjili district in western Mosul on […]

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OIC’s Ramadan photo competition still receiving entries

OIC’s Ramadan photo competition still receiving entries

Jeddah: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s photo contest titled “Human Face of Ramadan” continues to receive entries from different individuals in OIC member and observer states. The photo competition, which was launched in the beginning of Ramadan, encourages contestants to depict Ramadan’s activities and atmosphere, Ramadan’s teachings on selflessness, rituals, prayers, food, gatherings, mosques, celebrations, […]

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HRW urges Canada to press Myanmar to allow independent probe into abuses against Rohingya

HRW urges Canada to press Myanmar to allow independent probe into abuses against Rohingya

Ottawa: Human Rights Watch (HRW) and groups representing Burmese refugees in Canada called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to push Aung San Suu Kyi, the civilian leader of Myanmar (formerly Burma) to allow an independent international investigation into allegations of widespread human rights abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state. Suu Kyi’s government […]

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