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Sweden: Nobel prize for Srebrenica genocide denial
11th Dec 2019

Sweden: Nobel prize for Srebrenica genocide denial

By Talha Ozturk BELGRADE, Serbia (AA) Srebrenica genocide was awarded, said Bosnian Croat President Zeljko Komsic on Tuesday referring to the decision to award this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature to Peter Handke, an Austrian author who denies the genocide. … Continued

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament
10th Dec 2019

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament

By Shuriah Niazi and Abdul Gani   NEW DELHI/Guwahati (AA): India’s lower house of parliament passed the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill on Monday, with 311 voting in support and 80 against. The bill was cleared after nearly 12 hours of … Continued

India: Prime witness in Babri Mosque demolition by Hindus recalls horror
6th Dec 2019

India: Prime witness in Babri Mosque demolition by Hindus recalls horror

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Even after the Indian Supreme Court this November described the demolition of the 16th-century Babri Mosque as a crime, punishment eludes the perpetrators over a quarter-century later. Prosecution witnesses, who are often … Continued

China forces show ‘no mercy’ to Uyghur Muslims
17th Nov 2019

China forces show ‘no mercy’ to Uyghur Muslims

By Safvan Allahverdi WASHINGTON (AA): Leaked files Saturday revealed an unprecedented inside view of the Chinese continuing clampdown on ethnic Uyghurs in China’s autonomous Xinjiang province. Chinese President Xi Jinping urged security forces to “show absolutely no mercy” to minorities, … Continued

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast
15th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast

By Omer Faruk Yıldız   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AA): More than 100 Rohingya refugees were rescued Friday before their wooden boat sank off the southern coast of Bangladesh. According to a statement from the Bangladesh Coast Guard, the refugees were … Continued

East Germany gripped by surging xenophobia, Islamophobia
8th Nov 2019

East Germany gripped by surging xenophobia, Islamophobia

By Oliver Towfigh Nia BERLIN (AA): Germany marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this week, but growing xenophobia and Islamophobia in especially formerly communist East Germany is seriously threatening the country’s national security. Three decades … Continued

France: 42% of Muslims harassed at least once
7th Nov 2019

France: 42% of Muslims harassed at least once

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A poll said on Wednesday that 42% of Muslims in France were harassed at least once in their lives. The survey published by the French Public Opinion Institute (IFOP) said most racial harassment occurred … Continued

Germany: Cologne mosque reopens after hoax bomb threat
1st Nov 2019

Germany: Cologne mosque reopens after hoax bomb threat

COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Police have given the all clear on Thursday at Germany’s largest mosque in the western city of Cologne, after it was evacuated due to a telephone bomb threat. Following a thorough search at Cologne Central Mosque complex … Continued

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir
30th Oct 2019

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Human Rights office says it is extremely concerned that the population of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir continues to be deprived of a wide range of human rights. “We urge the Indian authorities … Continued

Germany: Women attacked at anti-Islamophobia event
29th Sep 2019

Germany: Women attacked at anti-Islamophobia event

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): An event meant to raise awareness of Islamophobia in Germany on Saturday was the scene of a violent attack, according to the head of the event organizer. At the Support Diversity event in … Continued

Philippines: Official flag of Bangsamoro in Mindanao adopted
25th Aug 2019

Philippines: Official flag of Bangsamoro in Mindanao adopted

By Ahmet Furkan Mercan   (AA): The official flag of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao was adopted Friday following a historic referendum that shaped the future of Moro Muslims living in the southern Philippines. According to Lanang Ali, … Continued

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war
24th Aug 2019

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar said Thursday that the military’s use of rape and other forms of sexual violence is so routine it “reflects a widespread culture of tolerance towards humiliation.” The mission … Continued

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation
23rd Aug 2019

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The planned repatriation of some 3,500 Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh to Myanmar on Thursday did not happen, said officials, as the members of the persecuted group were unwilling to return due to safety … Continued

Kashmir in lockdown a military prison, children detained, activists report
15th Aug 2019

Kashmir in lockdown a military prison, children detained, activists report

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): The entire state of Kashmir is currently a prison and under military control, a fact-finding team of Indian activists who visited the region since the imposition of a lockdown said Wednesday. “Hundreds of boys … Continued

Bosnia: Thousands march to honour Srebrenica genocide victims
9th Jul 2019

Bosnia: Thousands march to honour Srebrenica genocide victims

By Vesna Besic and Talha Oztürk   SARAJEVO, Bosnia Herzegovina (AA): Thousands of people from all over the world set off for a three-day peace march in Bosnia and Herzegovina to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica. … Continued

Sri Lanka: Govt complicit in violence against Muslims
5th Jul 2019

Sri Lanka: Govt complicit in violence against Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Muslims in Sri Lanka are facing abuses, according to a global human rights body, which has accused the Sinhalese government of complicity in excesses against the community. In a statement this week, New York-based … Continued

Uganda: Muslim martyrs site to be established
30th May 2019

Uganda: Muslim martyrs site to be established

By Godfrey Olukya   KAMPALA, Uganda (AA): Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni promised the country’s Muslim community Wednesday that a Muslim martyrs’ site will be established at Namugongo. Namugongo, a township located 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) from the nation’s capital, … Continued

India: Muslim men attacked in two separate incidents by Hindu mobs
28th May 2019

India: Muslim men attacked in two separate incidents by Hindu mobs

[Photo: Narendra Modi addresses media outside the President House on May 25, 2019 in New Delhi, India. Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders designated Narendra Modi as a Indian Prime Minister. Photographer: Imtiyaz Khan/AA] Shuriah Niazi New … Continued

Philippines: Muslims accept transition plan for autonomous region of Bangsomoro
23rd May 2019

Philippines: Muslims accept transition plan for autonomous region of Bangsomoro

[Photo:  Philippines Cotabato Moro Muslims seen during Autonomy law meet on 28 July 2018. Photographer: Mahmut Atanur/ AA] Riyaz ul Khaliq ANKARA (AA): The provisional government in the newly-autonomous southern region of Bangsamoro in the Philippines has accepted a proposal for … Continued

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips
17th May 2019

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): France’s upper house of the parliament on Thursday adopted a bill that prohibits mothers from wearing headscarf while accompanying the students on school trips. The bill was presented in the country’s senate by the … 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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