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

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers
5th Dec 2019

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): India’s government on Wednesday cleared amendments to the country’s citizenship laws to award citizenship to migrants from neighboring countries. With the new act granting citizenship to “illegal migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan,” it … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner
2nd Dec 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Aafreen Zaira, a media student at the Women’s College Srinagar in the capital of Indian Jammu and Kashmir, is looking keenly at a model paper which has 14 questions to … Continued

UK: Muslim woman stopping antisemitic act praised as hero
26th Nov 2019

UK: Muslim woman stopping antisemitic act praised as hero

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A Muslim woman has been praised as a hero after her intervention with a man who hurled racial abuse on a Jewish family on a London underground train. Asma Shuweikh tried to stop … 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

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

Iraq: 42 killed, hundreds injured in protests
26th Oct 2019

Iraq: 42 killed, hundreds injured in protests

By Haydar Karaalp   BAGHDAD (AA):  At least 42 people were killed and more than 2,300 others injured in Iraq on Friday during anti-government protests that erupted near Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, according to Iraq’s rights commission. In a statement, … Continued

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory 17 to 23 Oct
25th Oct 2019

Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory 17 to 23 Oct

Gaza, Palestinian Center for Human Rights:   Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory 17 to 23 Oct:    A Palestinian civilian was killed in northern West Bank in excessive use of force by Israeli occupation forces under … Continued

UN expert: Israeli occupation of Palestine ‘longest’ in modern world
24th Oct 2019

UN expert: Israeli occupation of Palestine ‘longest’ in modern world

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): A UN human rights investigator on Wednesday called the Israeli occupation in Palestine “the longest occupation” in the world. “Israel has occupied the Palestinian territory for more than 52 years, the longest belligerent occupation … Continued

India: BJP leader asks Hindus to buy sword ahead of Ayodhya mosque verdict
21st Oct 2019

India: BJP leader asks Hindus to buy sword ahead of Ayodhya mosque verdict

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A ruling party leader in north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has asked members of his Hindu community to “buy swords made of iron instead of gold jewelery and silver vessels,” on Dhanteras. … Continued

EU citizens living in UK concerned about future
12th Oct 2019

EU citizens living in UK concerned about future

By Gokhan Kurtaran   LONDON (AA): Approximately 3.6 million EU citizens living and working in the U.K. are concerned about losing their current rights after the country’s departure from the EU. But the number of EU citizens living in the … Continued

Iraq: Death toll climbs to 100 as protests spread
5th Oct 2019

Iraq: Death toll climbs to 100 as protests spread

By Arif Yusuf and Hamdi Yıldız   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 100 people have been killed since anti-government protests erupted across Iraq earlier this week, according to the country’s health ministry. More than 2,500 people have also been injured since … Continued

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 Sep–2 Oct)
4th Oct 2019

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (26 Sep–2 Oct)

Gaza, Palestine, ( Palestinian Center for Human Rights):   Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory (29 Sep to 2 Oct):   Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: One civilian killed and 88 others injured, including … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian women’s group alleges 13000 Muslim boys arrested
27th Sep 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian women’s group alleges 13000 Muslim boys arrested

By Riyaz ul Khaliq (AA): Indian authorities arrested an estimated “13,000 boys” in Jammu and Kashmir since Aug. 5, according to a fact-finding report by a team of five women who visited the region recently. “Shops closed, hotels closed, schools, … Continued

Yemen: Houthis propose truce with Saudi Arabia
21st Sep 2019

Yemen: Houthis propose truce with Saudi Arabia

By Murad al-Urayfi   (AA): Yemen’s Houthi rebel group announced Friday that they had halted attacks on Saudi Arabia and called on Riyadh to make a similar move. “We announce the cessation of targeting the territory of Saudi Arabia with … Continued

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir
10th Sep 2019

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir

By Diyar Guldogan ANKARA (AA) – The UN Human Rights Council on Monday voiced concern over the recent Indian brutal clampdown of Jammu and Kashmir and their impact on the human rights situation there. “I am deeply concerned about the … Continued

UN: Possible war crimes committed in Yemen
4th Sep 2019

UN: Possible war crimes committed in Yemen

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Yemeni government and Houthis have violated international human rights laws in Yemen, the UN said on Tuesday. A report by the Group of International and Regional Eminent Experts … Continued

Yemen: 100 killed in Saudi-led raid on prison
2nd Sep 2019

Yemen: 100 killed in Saudi-led raid on prison

SANA’A, Yemen (AA): At least 100 people were killed and scores injured in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a prison in southwestern Yemen, International Red Cross said Sunday.  At least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals in … Continued

Yemen: UAE-backed militias kill or wound 300 civilians
31st Aug 2019

Yemen: UAE-backed militias kill or wound 300 civilians

By Sumeyye Ozer and Hamdi Yildiz   ADEN (AA): At least 300 civilians were killed or wounded in recent raids carried out by United Arab Emirates-backed militias in Yemen’s Aden and Abyan provinces, according to Yemeni news reports. Yemen’s SABA … 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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