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Myanmar denies access to UN investigator
21st Dec 2017

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A UN investigator, who had been due to visit Myanmar in January had to assess the human rights situation, said on Wednesday “all access to the country” has been denied. “It is a shame … Continued

Myanmar: 730 children among 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed
15th Dec 2017

Myanmar: 730 children among 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed

By Merve Aydogan   (AA): At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state from Aug. 25 to Sept. 24, a global humanitarian organization said on Thursday. Doctors Without Borders published the figures after conducting surveys in refugee … Continued

UN: How much suffering until Rohingya Muslims plight is seen?
6th Dec 2017

UN: How much suffering until Rohingya Muslims plight is seen?

  By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s human rights chief on Tuesday called for an international criminal investigation into “widespread, systematic and shockingly brutal” attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on a special … Continued

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25
18th Nov 2017

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat incidents since the beginning of the crisis on Aug. 25, the UN said on Friday. “Recent arrivals told us they had been … Continued

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian
18th Nov 2017

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian

By Mustafa Deveci   (AA): One of every five airstrikes in Iraq by the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition has resulted in a civilian death, according to the New York Times Thursday. The American daily said the civilian casualties by coalition strikes … Continued

Weekly Report on Israeli human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
12th Nov 2017

Weekly Report on Israeli human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02– 08 November 2017) Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) Two Palestinian civilians were wounded in … Continued

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians
8th Nov 2017

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA):- The UN on Tuesday said it was “deeply concerned” about a series of recent attacks in Yemen and the impact of the closure of air and sea ports in the country which has blocked … Continued

UN: Rohingya abuses in Myanmar may be crimes against humanity
5th Oct 2017

UN: Rohingya abuses in Myanmar may be crimes against humanity

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN human rights experts on Wednesday called on Myanmar authorities to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims which, they said, may constitute “crimes against humanity”. “We are particularly worried about the fate of Rohingya … Continued

UN denies accusations of having hand in ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims
1st Oct 2017

UN denies accusations of having hand in ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): The United Nations has denied allegations that the global body’s resident coordinator in Myanmar had a role in the ethnic cleansing carried out against the Rohingya Muslim community. “The United Nations strongly disagrees … Continued

Bangladesh: Boat with Rohingya Muslim refugees capsizes in Bay of Bengal, 14 dead
29th Sep 2017

Bangladesh: Boat with Rohingya Muslim refugees capsizes in Bay of Bengal, 14 dead

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Fourteen people including nine children died when a fishing vessel carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized Thursday in the Bay of Bengal near Inani beach of Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar city, a local administration … Continued

UN concerned French terror law could affect Muslims civil rights
28th Sep 2017

UN concerned French terror law could affect Muslims civil rights

By Ilker Girit   (AA): UN experts on Wednesday warned France to comply with international human rights obligations while debating a new anti-terror law. France’s draft law “may perpetuate the emergency measures introduced in 2015, and establish a permanent state … Continued

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
18th Sep 2017

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 August – 13 September 2017) Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) A Palestinian civilian from al-Dheishah refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, succumbed … Continued

Myanmar: Trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh, 2 children dead
14th Sep 2017

Myanmar: Trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh, 2 children dead

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized Tuesday in the Naf River on the border with Bangladesh, leaving two children dead. “A Rohingya trawler sank while entering Bangladesh from Myanmar. There were … Continued

Myanmar: 200,000 Rohingya Muslim children need urgent support
13th Sep 2017

Myanmar: 200,000 Rohingya Muslim children need urgent support

By Mutasim Billah DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): More than 200,000 Rohingya children, who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, are at risk and they need urgent support, UNICEF said Tuesday. “This is a growing humanitarian crisis and children are at the … Continued

Myanmar: UN: 310,000 Rohingya Muslims flee, textbook example of ethnic cleansing
12th Sep 2017

Myanmar: UN: 310,000 Rohingya Muslims flee, textbook example of ethnic cleansing

  By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA): More than 310,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, a UN spokesperson said Monday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency in Geneva, Duniya Aslam Khan, a spokeswoman for the UN Refugee Agency … Continued

Indonesia offers formula to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
5th Sep 2017

Indonesia offers formula to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

By Hayati Nupus, Iqbal Musyaffa   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesia’s visiting foreign minister on Monday proposed to Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi a formula to bring an end to ongoing violence in the restive Rakhine state. Rento Marsudi’s … Continued

Palestine: Israel continues to reduce power supply to impoverished Gaza
7th Jul 2017

Palestine: Israel continues to reduce power supply to impoverished Gaza

By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – Israel has reduced the electricity supply to the blockaded Gaza strip from 120 to 55 megawatts, a reduction of more than 45 percent, Gaza’s energy authority said Thursday. “Ongoing power … Continued

Bangladesh: Rights watch says to stop enforced disappearances
7th Jul 2017

Bangladesh: Rights watch says to stop enforced disappearances

ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Bangladesh law enforcement agencies have illegally detained hundreds of people including opposition activists since 2013, and held them in secret without producing them before courts, according to a Human Rights Watch report on Thursday. Titled “‘We Don’t … Continued

Myanmar: Protests at Buddhist monks forced closure of madrasahs
1st Jun 2017

Myanmar: Protests at Buddhist monks forced closure of madrasahs

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Muslim residents in Myanmar’s largest city Wednesday protested the closure of their two religious schools as they have fewer place for worship in the month of Ramadan — the ninth and holiest … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army chief dares Kashmiri protesters to shoot
29th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army chief dares Kashmiri protesters to shoot

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): An Indian Army chief on Sunday has said he wished Kashmiri protesters pick up guns instead of rocks, to provide the Indian army with a better excuse to retaliate. Civilian … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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