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Uighur Muslims: A Community on the Verge of Extinction
On September 9th, 2020, more than 100 lawmakers of the UK signed a letter addressed to the Chinese Ambassador, condemning China over the abuse of Uighur Muslims- one of the most sensitive topics of this era. China has detained around a million Uighur (More)
UN experts urge Security Council to refer Yemen war crimes to International Criminal Court
A UN group of experts has called on the UN Security Council to refer the international human rights violations and war crimes committed in the ongoing Yemen conflict to the International Criminal Court.The Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen conclu (More)
India-Pakistan 73 Years After Partition
“I tell you that I still consider myself to be an Indian. For the moment I have accepted the Governor-Generalship of Pakistan. But I am looking forward to a time when I would return to India and take my place as a citizen of my country.” - Muhammad A (More)
Pakistan court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy
The Lahore Sessions Court in Pakistan on Tuesday sentenced Christian factory worker Asif Pervaiz to death for blasphemy. Pervaiz has been in custody since 2013 when he was first charged with blasphemy for messages he sent to his former supervisor, Mu (More)
Turkish court sentences Islamic State militant to life for night club shooting
A Turkish court on Monday sentenced Abdulkadir Masharipov, a citizen of Uzbekistan, to 40 life sentences without the possibility of parole plus an additional 1,338 years for a deadly 2017 attack on a night club. After Masharipov's attack that left 39 (More)
Dutch politician acquitted of inciting discrimination with anti-Islam rhetoric
Geert Wilders, a far-right anti-immigration and anti-Islamic populist who is leader of the opposition in the Dutch Parliament, was acquitted Friday in a Netherlands appeals court for inciting discrimination.The court agreed with an earlier decisi (More)
Saudi court sentences 7 militants to death over 2014 shooting attack
A Saudi court sentenced seven militants to death Wednesday over a 2014 shooting attack near Al-Ahsa that killed eight Shiite Muslims. Three suspected Daesh members opened fire on Shiites who were celebrating Ashura, the Muslim holy day observed on th (More)
France court commences trial of 14 accomplices to Charlie Hebdo terror attack
Eleven defendants accused of aiding the militant Islamist attackers who killed twelve people in and around French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's Paris office in 2015 testified in a French court Wednesday. Three other defendants in the trial - Hay (More)
Assessing the Status of Hagia Sophia as a 'Mosque' under the UNESCO Convention
On July 10th, Turkey’s top administrative court handed down a decision to revoke Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, paving the way for the 1,500-year-old former basilica to be opened as a mosque again with changes to Hagia Sophia’s architecture. This (More)
New Zealand court sentences Christchurch mosque shooter to life imprisonment without parole
The High Court of New Zealand sentenced Brenton Tarrant to life imprisonment on Thursday after he admitted to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and a charge of committing a terrorist act during the 2019 shooting at Al Noor mosque a (More)
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