Over 28 Rohingya Muslims Massacred by Military in Myanmar, Villages Burned Down

Over 28 Rohingya Muslims have been killed by Military in Myanmar and several villages have been burned down in the Muslim majority Western Rakhine state of Myanmar. The Myanmar Military claims that, they were attacked...

Praying for Freedom: Why Is Israel Silencing the Call for Prayer in Jerusalem?

As I was growing up, I was always reassured by the sound of the ‘Muadhin’ making the call for prayer in our refugee camp’s main mosque in Gaza. Whenever I heard the call very...

Deconstructing Yogi’s Beef politics

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27 Shia Worshippers Killed in a Deadly Suicide Attack at a Mosque in Kabul

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Alarming Rise of Child Molestation Cases by Arabic Teachers in India

There is an alarming rise of child molestation cases by Arabic teachers in India. From Delhi to Hyderabad, almost all major cities in India are witnessing child molestation by Arabic tutors and yet the...

Deadly blasts at Sufi Shrine at Pakistan, 45 Dead, 100+ Injured

Islamic State has conducted deadly blasts at Sufi Shrine of Shah Noorani in Khuzdar district, some 760 km south of provincial capital Quetta, Pakistan. Locals were participating in the Sufi dance ritual called "dhamaal" when...

The Murder of Mohsin: No Justice, No Compensation #JusticeForMohsin

On the night of June 2nd 2014, 24 year old Mohsin was beaten to death by a mob of around 40 people in Hadapsar, Pune. “Mohsin did not die because of any stone pelting; rather,...

Kashmiri Muslims Renovate a Temple as a Goodwill gesture to Kashmiri Pandits

In Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, local Muslims renovated and reopened a temple on the occasion of Herath which was celebrated across Kashmir by Kashmiri Pandits. Nand Kishore Temple is a Shiv temple...

Malaysia’s Bersih 5 rally: Protesters weigh the cost of action under a Repressive Regime

Malaysia's Bersih 5 rally: protesters weigh the cost of action under a repressive regime Khoo Ying Hooi, University of Malaya In Malaysia, democracy is a contested term in a political system marked by authoritarianism and rigged...

Aid ship to help Rohingyas arrives in Myanmar, greeted by protest

YANGON – A small group of protesters greeted a ship from Malaysia when it docked in Myanmar on Thursday carrying aid bound for the troubled state of Rakhine, where many members of the stateless...

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