Secretary-General of the OIC, called for boosting and supporting IIFA’s academic and jurisprudential projects, explaining the urgent need for IIFA to tackle the challenges in issuing fatwas and questions of moderation, extremist ideology and radical practices.
"Swat Alhikma" Center of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation praises the successes achieved by the community project (COPE) funded by the European Commission, which carries the slogan "Look for similarities, not differences. Together against Islamophobia", and comes as one of the projects of the European Union program “Rights, Equality and Citizenship." The Center believes that this distinguished project, which is undertaken by a team that includes three cultural organizations from Austria, Poland and Slovakia, has been able, during the past months, to effectively contribute to raising awareness of the seriousness of Islamophobia in Europe and enhancing understanding and dialogue between ... Read More
“Sawt Alhikma” Commends the Efforts of Muslim Communities to Confront Rumors about Covid-19 VaccinesWriter Posts
Sawt Alhikma Center of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation commended the efforts exerted by a number of leaders of Muslim communities in countries of the Western world, to confront the rumors that have spread recently about Covid-19 vaccines, which claimed that the vaccines do not suit Muslims or are forbidden under Islamic law.
The UN showed an implicit response to OIC and Sawt Alhikma Center’s call to declare March 15 as International Day to Combat Islamophobia, after SG António Guterres joined an OIC event at the UN headquarters in NY on Wednesday, to commemorate the first anniversary of this day.
“Sawt Al-Hikma” Calls for Declaring March 15 as International Day of Solidarity against Islamophobia.”Writer Posts
Sawt Al-Hikma Center of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) calls on the OIC member states, all states of the world, governmental and non-governmental organizations and all human rights and religious freedom activists, to urge the United Nations to declare March 15 of every year as International Day of Solidarity against Islamophobia.
OIC celebrates March 11, as a day of tolerance, following the example of the Prophet when he treated polytheists, upon entering Mecca, with mercy and pardon, saying “Go your way, for you are free” thus laying the foundations for a culture of tolerance among Muslims.
Al-Othaimeen: Sawt Al-Hikma Center dedicates 2020 to highlighting African OIC Member States’ efforts in combating terrorism and promoting coexistenceWriter Posts
The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, affirmed that Sawt Al-Hikma Center of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has highlighted the crises caused by terrorist groups, such as Boko Haram in the Lake Chad countries, Al-Shabab in Somalia and ISIS in West African countries. It revealed the extent of the threat posed by terrorism and the efforts of the OIC countries in defeating this danger, such as the Benin National Strategy for the Prevention of Violent Extremism, and the efforts of the African Sahel States to stop cross-border terrorism. The Secretary-General added that African ... Read More
The world celebrates World Humanitarian Day in August every year, a day that reminds us of the OIC’s humanitarian work, particularly its activities in member and non-member states and its participation in international efforts to combat the corona virus.