Rohingya Muslims raise funds for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar army
3rd Oct 2020

Rohingya Muslims raise funds for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar army

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Despite their own hardships, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have donated funds to help Buddhists displaced due to the ongoing conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Rohingya community leaders said on Friday. Nearly 200,000 people, … Continued

India: Gang rape victim’s death in UP causes outrage
30th Sep 2020

India: Gang rape victim’s death in UP causes outrage

By Cheena Kapoor   UTTARAKHAND, India (AA): A 19-year-old gang rape victim succumbed to her injuries at a Delhi hospital after battling for life for two weeks. The Dalit woman [a depressed caste in India] was tortured and gang-raped by … Continued

China: New study maps Xinjiang ‘detention centers’: Uyghurs
26th Sep 2020

China: New study maps Xinjiang ‘detention centers’: Uyghurs

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): A new study has mapped nearly 380 of China’s controversial detention centers in the Xinjiang province, home to the ethnic Uighur [Uyghur] community. The database report, also using satellite imagery, was released … Continued

Thailand: Muslim Pattani longs for peace, freedom in Thailand
20th Sep 2020

Thailand: Muslim Pattani longs for peace, freedom in Thailand

By Pizaro Gozali Idrus   JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): The Thai government last Sunday met a delegation of Muslim groups in southern Thailand to hear their aspirations amid ongoing violence in the region. The Southern Thai Peace Delegation was led by … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody
18th Sep 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : A 23-year-old young man in Indian-administered Kashmir was allegedly killed in police custody Tuesday night, according to his family. The deceased, identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar of Northern Kashmir’s Baramulla … Continued

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast
16th Sep 2020

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast

By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA) – At least 24 people died when a rubber boat carrying irregular migrants sank Tuesday on the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Libyan Coast Guard teams detected … Continued

UN welcomes Indonesia’s acceptance of Rohingya refugees
8th Sep 2020

UN welcomes Indonesia’s acceptance of Rohingya refugees

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday welcomed the landing of approximately 300 Rohingya refugees on the northern coast of Aceh, Indonesia, after seven months at sea. An unknown number of the refugees need … Continued

Myanmar: Deep reforms must end vicious violence against Rohingya minority
31st Aug 2020

Myanmar: Deep reforms must end vicious violence against Rohingya minority

By Merve Aydogan   (AA): The International Crisis Group (ICG) has called for dialogue and deep reform to address issues of citizenship, improve the administrative structure, and rein in the increasing violence in Myanmar. Ethnicity and conflict are inextricably linked … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian police attack Muharram processions injuring 40 Kashmiris
30th Aug 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian police attack Muharram processions injuring 40 Kashmiris

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : Forty Kashmiris were injured on Saturday when Indian police dispersed a procession with disproportionate force, eye witnesses said. Indian forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas shells at the Muharram … Continued

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis
22nd Aug 2020

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA): The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, called Friday for renewed solutions for displaced and stateless Rohingya communities inside and outside Myanmar. The agency said nearly 900,000 are refugees in Bangladesh, three years after a crisis there … Continued

Belgium: Death of Algerian in police custody triggers outrage
21st Jul 2020

Belgium: Death of Algerian in police custody triggers outrage

By Agnes Szucs   BRUSSELS (AA): The death of a man of Algerian background after being arrested by Belgian police has triggered an investigation, with some members of the public drawing comparisons to the choking death in police custody this … Continued

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report
18th Jul 2020

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA) : February’s anti-Muslim riots in the Indian capital New Delhi were “well-planned,” said a fact-finding report by the Delhi Minorities Commission on Thursday. In a report, the commission highlights that riots caused … Continued

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike
16th Jul 2020

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike

By Aziz al-Ahmadi   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Houthi group said Wednesday nine civilians were killed and seven others injured in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the northern al-Jawf province. The group’s website, citing a security source, said two women were … Continued

Srebrenica genocide still ‘open wound’: EU commissioner
8th Jul 2020

Srebrenica genocide still ‘open wound’: EU commissioner

By Talha Ozturk   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): The Srebrenica genocide is still “an open wound” at the heart of Europe, said an EU commissioner on Tuesday. Addressing a virtual conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, Oliver … Continued

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups
5th Jul 2020

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya rights groups have denounced the recent court-martial of three Myanmar army officers as “a miscarriage of justice” and another of the country’s “sham attempts” to mislead the international community. The three officers … Continued

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says
2nd Jul 2020

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The family of a 65-year-old civilian killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday said he was killed in “cold blood” by government forces in the region, which the police rejected as … Continued

Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians
26th Jun 2020

Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians

Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 Jun 2020)   Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) on al-container checkpoint, eastern Bethlehem; 22 Palestinians … Continued

Yemen: Attack in Saada by Saudi-led coalition kills 12 civilians
17th Jun 2020

Yemen: Attack in Saada by Saudi-led coalition kills 12 civilians

By Jeyhun Aliyev (AA): Airstrike launched by a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, killing at least a dozen civilians, including children, is “terrible and unjustified”, according to a UN body. The initial field reports show that at least 12 civilians, … Continued

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims
12th Jun 2020

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Malaysia and Thailand were urged on Friday to rescue the stranded Rohingya Muslims with immediate aid and access to asylum. In a statement, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Malaysian authorities had detained 269 … Continued

US: George Floyd protests continue in for sixth day
1st Jun 2020

US: George Floyd protests continue in for sixth day

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): Despite curfews in major US cities, demonstrators took to the streets for a sixth day of protests Sunday over the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned down … 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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