The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) has condemned the kingdom’s persistence on passing death sentences against Shia activists, calling the practice an “inhuman punishment” as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the kingdom.
A number of the representatives of the grand religious authority, Grand Ayatollah Sadiq al-Husseini al-Shirazi, visited the Church of St. Joseph in the city of Montreal in the Canadian state of Quebec after an invitation by Pope Claude Crowe, the great bishop of the state.
A private Russian company that certifies foods for Muslims has been suspended by the World Halal Council (WHC) for allegedly green lighting pork-tainted products, claiming that a little bit of swine DNA was no big deal.
The world should ignore “gossip” about China’s Xinjiang region and trust authorities there, the government’s top diplomat said on Tuesday, when asked if Beijing would allow international observers to inspect camps holding Muslims there.
The United Nations refugee agency on Monday cautioned against returning ethnic Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar from Bangladesh at this time, urging that officials be allowed to assess whether it is safe for them to return.
An army officer and two soldiers were killed and a fourth security man suffered injuries when takfiri militants ambushed a military convoy in Rogha Bahadar village of the Razmak area of the Pakistani North Waziristan tribal district. A fourth security man suffered injuries in the incident.