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By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A British honor granted to Myanmar’s leader has been withdrawn amid atrocities targeting the Muslim minority in her country, causing more than half a million Rohingya to take refuge in neighboring Bangladesh.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

Lebanon: Survivors recall 1982 Sabra, Shatila massacre
17th Sep 2017

Lebanon: Survivors recall 1982 Sabra, Shatila massacre

By Rabea Damaj   BIRWA, Palestine (AA) – Although 35 years have passed since the horrific massacre in Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camp, those who survived cannot forget the ghastly scenes they witnessed there. Shortly after Israel invaded Lebanon … Continued

Myanmar: Fears of spreading violence against Muslims across Myanmar
16th Sep 2017

Myanmar: Fears of spreading violence against Muslims across Myanmar

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Maung Maung Cho was surprised when his elderly parents told him they had moved from their cashew farm to a nearby village because they feared repercussions from recent violence in against Rohingya … 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

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths
11th Sep 2017

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s official human rights commission (affiliated with Iraq’s parliament) plans to sue a U.S.-led military coalition which it blames for the death of over 2,000 civilians in the city of Mosul, a commission member … Continued

Myanmar kills 3,000 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine
11th Sep 2017

Myanmar kills 3,000 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Myanmar security forces have killed at least 3,000 Rohingya people in the latest violence against the Muslim minority in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, Bangladesh’s foreign minister said on Sunday. Meanwhile Indian Prime Minister … 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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