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France’s niqab ban ‘violates’ human rights, rules UN panel
30th Nov 2018

France’s niqab ban ‘violates’ human rights, rules UN panel

(Photo: Michał Huniewicz/Flickr Creative Commons) Elham Asaad Buaras The United Nations Human Rights Committee (OHCHR) has ruled France’s niqab ban is a violation of human rights. In two landmark rulings on October 23, the UN moved to support wearers of … Continued

Algeria bans public sector workers from wearing niqab
30th Nov 2018

Algeria bans public sector workers from wearing niqab

PM Ahmed Ouyahia (Photo: Magharebia/Flickr Creative Commons) Nadine Osman Algerian authorities have banned female public sector employees from wearing the niqabs at work. Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia announced the decision in a letter to ministers and regional governors in the … Continued

31st Mar 2017

Companies can ban employees from wearing the hijab, rules the European Court of Justice

Nadine Osman The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that employers can ban Muslim employees from wearing the headscarf (hijab), but only if they bar all other religious and political symbols. The landmark ruling came amid legal disputes in … Continued

UK ignites backlash over imported fracked gas
31st Mar 2017

UK ignites backlash over imported fracked gas

Camisea Gas project near the Urubamba River in central Peru is about 60 miles from the historic UNESCO World Heritage Site, Machu Picchu (Photo: Creative Commons) Hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, has become a contentious form of energy production … Continued

30th Dec 2016

Islamophobia institutionalised throughout Europe

The scourge of Islamophobia is continuing to spread across Europe and most alarmingly appears to show no signs of abating with one country already effectively outlawing Muslims having any religious rights. The frightening trend is being shepherded by political leaders … 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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