Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces
18th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian armed forces injured dozens of Kashmiris Monday when they clashed with thousands of pro-independence students who walked out of their schools, colleges and university campuses in Jammu and Kashmir. … Continued

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report
28th Feb 2017

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar’s military committed “systematic” abuses against Rohingya Muslims during recent operations in troubled Rakhine State, according to a report released Monday. The rape of more than 70 Rohingya women and girls by … Continued

Palestine: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Territory
11th Feb 2017

Palestine: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Territory

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) :   Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) (02 -08 February 2016)   5 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children, were wounded in the West Bank and Gaza Strip … Continued

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry
28th Jan 2017

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry

NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to limit the flow of refugees into the country, delivering on one of his most controversial campaign promises. The order was called “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry … Continued

Europe: Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN
14th Jan 2017

Europe: Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s refugee agency on Friday expressed deep concern at the situation of refugees and migrants struggling with life-threatening winter conditions across Europe. “We are deeply worried at the situation of some 1,000 people, … Continued

Palestine: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
25th Dec 2016

Palestine: Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

  Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (15 – 21 December 2016) Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) (PCHR): Jerusalem: On 19 December 2016, Israeli Forces Demolish Commercial Facility … Continued

World ‘ignoring Bangladeshi executions’
9th Sep 2016

World ‘ignoring Bangladeshi executions’

By Tayfun Salci   LONDON (AA): The international community — with the notable exception of Turkey — is standing silent as opposition figures in Bangladesh are being abducted and killed, the son of one of the country’s leading dissents has … Continued

Palestine: Israeli humanrights violations in occupied territories
12th Aug 2016

Palestine: Israeli humanrights violations in occupied territories

Imemc: PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (04– 10 August 2016): Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) continued during the reporting period (04 – 10 August … Continued

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group
18th Jul 2016

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group

By Ahmed al-Masri   DOHA (AA): A Bahrain court on Sunday ordered the country’s main Shia Muslim group dissolved and its assets seized. The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments said the ruling to dissolve Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society … Continued

Palestine: Israeli human rights violations 30 June to 13 July
15th Jul 2016

Palestine: Israeli human rights violations 30 June to 13 July

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (30 June – 13 July 2016): Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (30 June – 13 July … Continued

US: Tensions rising after black man killed by police
7th Jul 2016

US: Tensions rising after black man killed by police

NEW YORK (AA) – The governor of Louisiana said Wednesday that he has “very serious concerns” about the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Baton Rouge that has set off civil rights protests in the city. John … Continued

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar
21st Jun 2016

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar

By Ahmad al-Masri   DOHA, Qatar (AA): Bahraini authorities on Monday revoked the citizenship of Ayatullah Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim, the country’s leading Shia Muslim scholar and the spiritual leader of Al-Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest opposition movement. Ayatullah Qassim’s ancestors are … Continued

Palestine: Israeli rights group gives up on military legal system
26th May 2016

Palestine: Israeli rights group gives up on military legal system

.By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – Israel’s most prominent human rights group said it has given up on referring alleged abuses by Israeli soldiers to the military legal system, accusing it of being a “whitewash” for the Israeli occupation. … Continued

Pakistan: Taliban kill prominent rights activist in Karachi
9th May 2016

Pakistan: Taliban kill prominent rights activist in Karachi

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): The Taliban have claimed responsibility for killing prominent blogger and rights activist Khurram Zaki, who was gunned down in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi late Saturday night. He was killed just after he had … Continued

Myanmar: New Myanmar minister scolded over ‘anti Muslim’ comment
4th Apr 2016

Myanmar: New Myanmar minister scolded over ‘anti Muslim’ comment

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Muslim officials in Myanmar jumped to the defense of Aung San Suu Kyi’s government on Sunday after its new religious affairs minister appeared to make comments detrimental to the country’s Muslims. The National … Continued

Myanmar: Muslim activists’ trial postponed for new charges
4th Mar 2016

Myanmar: Muslim activists’ trial postponed for new charges

[Photo: Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party coming to power has not improved human rights abuses against Myanmar Muslims. Photographer: Alexandra Radu/AA] By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, (AA) – The trial of two Myanmar Muslims — already … Continued

US: Obama sends Congress plan to shutter Gitmo
24th Feb 2016

US: Obama sends Congress plan to shutter Gitmo

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA) — The Obama administration on Tuesday sent Congress a plan to shutter the prison at Guantanamo Bay, setting the stage for a showdown with lawmakers. “It’s been clear that the detention facility at Guantanamo … Continued

India: Govt agrees to meet Jat protesters’ demands, 12 killed
23rd Feb 2016

India: Govt agrees to meet Jat protesters’ demands, 12 killed

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI, (AA): Violent protests in India’s Haryana State appeared to draw to a close on Sunday after New Delhi agreed to change the official status of the state’s large Jat community. For the last eight … Continued

US: 8 civilians killed in strikes in Syria, Iraq
16th Jan 2016

US: 8 civilians killed in strikes in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON (AA) – American warplanes have killed at least eight civilians and injured three others in Iraq and Syria between last April and July, a US CENTCOM report said Friday. However, the U.K.-based Syrian Network for Human Rights reports 125 … Continued

Nigeria: Demand for probe into ‘massacre’ of Nigerian Shia Muslims
15th Dec 2015

Nigeria: Demand for probe into ‘massacre’ of Nigerian Shia Muslims

LAGOS, (AA): Rights groups in Nigeria on Monday called for an investigation into the alleged killing of dozens of Shia Muslims by the army, including senior members of the sect, over the weekend. On Saturday, the army opened fire on … 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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