A School in Oldham, UK has issued an apology as a video showing Muslim students praying outside in the bitter cold went viral. The footage provoked a furious reaction on social media after it was claimed a female teacher had kicked them out of the classroom.
The Daegu District Court, South Korea, ruled in favour of the Islamic community there that has sought to build a mosque and an Islamic centre, a move that brought civil complaints from those who fear the possibility of a bigger Islamic presence in the area.
International media reported the use of artificial intelligence robots in Mecca Grand Mosque to guide visitors and answer their questions about performing rituals in 11 languages, noting that this shows Islam’s flexibility and ability to absorb modern technology.
Madison College, USA held the event “A Day In Her Hijab”, the goal of which was to normalize the hijab on campus, where Muslim students showed their colleagues how to wear the hijab, and what it means for them, in an effort to integrate Muslims into the college.
Argentina’s justice system will investigate allegations of war crimes committed by the Myanmar military against that country’s Rohingya minority under the legal premise of “universal justice” which holds that some horrific acts can be tried anywhere.
Bollywood movie Sooryavanshi is facing immense backlash for its Islamophobic content, despite being a box-office success in India. The global outcry is growing over the movie as it incites extremism and violence, amid demands to condemn such movies and stop producing them. https://youtu.be/XyoeoakiUiI
Women's Interfaith Council (WIC) in Nigeria has been awarded the Aachen Peace Prize for its work in the Nigerian state of Kaduna, separated by sectarian conflicts, where Christian and Muslim women stand together for peaceful coexistence and mutual respect. https://youtu.be/WxJ4lGW2KCY
The Irish parliament is trying to solve the issue of immigrants' access to healthcare services, as it found out that Muslim women face several obstacles inside hospitals, and that it is hard for non-English speakers to get healthcare services in a timely manner.