The Independent newspaper reported that Muslim women in Switzerland fear they could be assaulted after the country voted, with a slim majority of 51%, in favour of banning niqab in public places, noting that many fear the increase in violations of their rights.
WHO has issued a set of recommendations that it urged to be observed during the performance of Ramadan rites for 2021, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, lest religious gatherings lead to a new wave of infection with the new variants that are spreading worldwide.
Singapore's PM expressed appreciation for the great role Singaporean Muslims play in their country’s progress, revealing his cabinet's deliberations on allowing Muslim nurses to wear the tudung (hijab) at work as part of their right to practise their faith freely.
Barack and Michelle Obama announced a new Ramadan podcast, that aims to shed light on diverse Muslim experiences and consolidate America's relationship with Muslims. The pod will feature stories from activists, artists and athletes and introduce them to society.
"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
A few days ago, a massacre was committed by an ISIS-affiliated terrorist group in Mozambique, which left dozens dead and missing and alerted the world to the danger of this group that has launched a stepped-up offensive in the province of Cabo Delgado since 2017.
Muslims in Sri Lanka expressed their concern over the recently announced regulations of the controversial “Prevention of Terrorism Act”, which allow the detention of anyone for two years without trial, stressing that the act was used to target Muslims and Tamils.
A British teen nicknamed ‘Hitler’ pleaded guilty to encouraging terrorism through creating an online group to target Muslims and setting up accounts on SM platforms to post racist, anti-Muslim material, which reveals how far right ideas infiltrate teen lives.
In continuation of irresponsible provocative practices, a teacher showed a cartoon of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to the students of a British school in Batley, West Yorkshire, prompting parents to protest outside the school which apologised and suspended the teacher.