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Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body
18th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): According to newly released satellite images, at least 288 Muslim villages have been partially or totally destroyed by fire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since Aug. 25, the Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The rights group … Continued

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh
17th Oct 2017

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh(AA): Twelve Rohingya Muslims, including six children, drowned after their boat capsized as they fled Myanmar, Bangladeshi police said Monday. Moinuddin Chowdhury, the senior officer at Teknaf police station, which lies on the Bangladeshi side … Continued

UN: Myanmar attacks were organized to push out Rohingya Muslims
12th Oct 2017

UN: Myanmar attacks were organized to push out Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Myanmar’s months-long attacks on Rohingya Muslims have been a concerted, well-organized campaign explicitly meant to push them out of the country into Bangladesh and block their return, a new UN report said on Wednesday. … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed in fierce gun battle
11th Oct 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed in fierce gun battle

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA):  Two militants and two Indian Airforce personnel were killed early Wednesday in a fierce gun battle in Hajin village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. “The gun battle is still on. … Continued

12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, mostly children, drowned as boat capsized near Bangladesh
9th Oct 2017

12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, mostly children, drowned as boat capsized near Bangladesh

By Ahmed Furkan Mercan   (AA): 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing Myanmar army violence in Rakhine State, died as their boat capsized off coast of Bangladesh Monday. The boat carrying Rohingya Muslims capsized at Shar Porir DWIP southern tip of … Continued

Morocco: Thousands protest in Casablanca for release of activists
9th Oct 2017

Morocco: Thousands protest in Casablanca for release of activists

By Khaeled Majdoub   CASABLANCA, Morocco (AA): Thousands of people came out in the streets of northern Casablanca city Sunday in protest against the state’s continued detention of rights activists who raised their voice for marginalized Al-Rif region. Hundreds of … Continued

Myanmar: No respite for Rohingya Muslims as attacks continue
6th Oct 2017

Myanmar: No respite for Rohingya Muslims as attacks continue

By Meryem Goktas   (AA): Attacks on Rohingya Muslims are continuing despite Myanmar declaring an end to Myanmar’s military operation in Rakhine state, according to the Arakan Rohingya Union Wednesday. The union made the observation in its “Narrative Report on … 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

UK: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honor due to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
4th Oct 2017

UK: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honor due to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A British honor granted to Myanmar’s leader has been withdrawn amid atrocities targeting the Muslim minority in her country, causing more than half a million Rohingya to take refuge in neighboring Bangladesh. Oxford … 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

UK campaigner convicted under terror law for refusing to give passwords
27th Sep 2017

UK campaigner convicted under terror law for refusing to give passwords

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The director of a British advocacy group has been convicted by a London court on charges brought against him when he refused to surrender his laptop and cellphone passwords to U.K. airport police. … Continued

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims
26th Sep 2017

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims

By ROY RAMOS   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Malaysia has disassociated itself from the statement issued by the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) current chair Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday. They expressed “concern over the … Continued

Myanmar mines target Rohingya Muslim refugees says Rights group
24th Sep 2017

Myanmar mines target Rohingya Muslim refugees says Rights group

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar’s military has been accused of laying mines in western Rakhine state, an international human rights group said on Saturday, as some 420,000 Rohingya Muslim civilians have fled the violence in the country … Continued

Turkey: 21 dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea
23rd Sep 2017

Turkey: 21 dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea

By Sahin Oktay, Tahir Turan Eroglu, Ibrahim Aktas, Sengul Oymak   KOCAELI, Turkey (AA): At least 21 people were killed when a fishing vessel carrying migrants sank in the Black Sea off northwestern Kocaeli province early Friday, Turkish Coast Guard … Continued

Myanmar: Aid shipment for Rohingya Muslims prevented by Buddhist mob
21st Sep 2017

Myanmar: Aid shipment for Rohingya Muslims prevented by Buddhist mob

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA)  A mob of around 300 Rakhine Buddhists have attempted to destroy a ship carrying aid for displaced people in western Rakhine state, Myanmar government said on Thursday. The riot began when about … Continued

India seals maritime boundary to stop Rohingya Muslim refugees
21st Sep 2017

India seals maritime boundary to stop Rohingya Muslim refugees

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI, India (AA) – The government has sealed the maritime boundary after receiving intelligence that Rohingya Muslims would try to enter India using sea routes, according to Indian media reports Wednesday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared … Continued

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim plight through the eyes of children
21st Sep 2017

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim plight through the eyes of children

By Mutasim Billah and Safvan Allahverdi   COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AA) – Saddam Hossain’s days had been filled with his parents’ love and affection. He was studying at an Islamic school in Myanmar. He had many classmates and playmates. But … Continued

UK to suspend its military ties with Myanmar
20th Sep 2017

UK to suspend its military ties with Myanmar

By Tayfun Salci   LONDON (AA): The U.K. is suspending all its engagement with Myanmar’s military until the action against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority is halted, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday. “We are very concerned about what … 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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