Deputy Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Program said that the death sentence against Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr is part of a campaign by the authorities in Saudi Arabia to crush all dissent, including those defending the rights of the Kingdom’s Shia Muslim community.
The Muslim community in the Italian capital and authorities together gathered to say no to the violence of extremists from the so-called Islamic State and make the right distinctions between terror and the Muslim religion, which is a religion of peace.
The Halal Institute, Prince of Songkla University, in Thailand has invited halal producers nationwide along with buyers and exporters to an international conference and halal product trade fair between October 30 and November 2.
The surprisingly passionate response of Ben Affleck, an Oscar-winning actor and director, to TV host Bill Maher and author Sam Harris’s depictions of Islam as “gross” and “racist” has made him a target of US conservative groups which sarcastically gave him the title “imam”.
The Muslim community in Malawi has rolled off a project to translate the Holy Qur’an into Yao, a language spoken among 99% of Muslims in the secular but diverse southern Africa nation and in neighboring countries.