Human rights organizations reported that Sri Lanka's insistence on cremating bodies of coronavirus victims is considered as discrimination against Muslims and a disregard for WHO, which confirmed that burial is safe and doesn't pose any danger to public health.
The authorities in Nigeria are still searching for the 300 students who were kidnapped from a high school in the state of Katsina by the terrorist group Boko Haram. The group is responsible for a series of kidnappings of students that occurred in the past decade.
A Muslim girl is threatened with expulsion from her school in England for refusing to wear a short skirt, as they considered it to be noncompliance with the rules. This was considered to be an act of Islamophobia or a lack of understanding about Islam.
The American magazine, Foreign Policy, warned of the growing dangers of extremist Far Right groups in many countries of the world, after their ideology was mainstreamed into political parties. A united global front is needed before it is out of control.
The authorities of Illinois, US will conduct a study on Muslim conditions and their civil and religious rights. Muslims hope that the study will contribute to the societal integration in Illinois, which includes the third highest percentage of Muslims in America.
The Austrian media denied the rumors claiming that the Austrian government decided to prevent Muslims from exercising their political rights, noting that the reason behind these rumors is a controversial law to combat extremism, which was rejected in Parliament.
The Muslim physician, Omar Atiq, became the talk of the American media after forgiving the medical fees owed from 200 cancer patients of his medical center in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He forgave 650 thousand dollars to relieve his patients during the Corona virus Pandemic.
The Economist reports that the number of Muslims in Japan has doubled from 110,000 in 2010 to 230,000 in 2019. The number of mosques has also increased from 24 to 110 in the last 19 years. This is attributed to Japanese tolerance toward other religions.