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US senator defends the Muslims of Sri Lanka and demands an end to their burning

US senator defends the Muslims of Sri Lanka and demands an end to their burning

Democratic Senator from the US state of Maryland, Chris Van Hollen, called on Sri Lanka not to cremate the corpses of Muslims who died of Covid, and to allow religious groups in the country to bury their dead according to…
Bangladesh to move thousands more Rohingya Muslims to remote island despite criticism

Bangladesh to move thousands more Rohingya Muslims to remote island despite criticism

Bangladesh will move 2,000-3,000 more Rohingya Muslim refugees to a remote island in the Bay of Bengal this week, a navy officer said on Wednesday, despite complaints by rights groups concerned about the site’s vulnerability to storms and flooding.Bangladesh has…
The Philippines: House approves bill declaring National Hijab Day

The Philippines: House approves bill declaring National Hijab Day

The House of Representatives of the Philippines on January 26, 2021, voted unanimously to approve a bill declaring February 1 of every year as National Hijab Day.A total of 203 members of the House voted in favor of House Bill…
Britain concerned about the cremation of Corona victims in Sri Lanka

Britain concerned about the cremation of Corona victims in Sri Lanka

The British Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Sarah Holton, said that her country has expressed its concerns about the cremation of Muslim corona victims in Sri Lanka.“Britain has raised its human rights concerns with the Sri Lankan government, including the cremation…
Indonesia prepares to confront “Chinese oppression” and demands the leadership of “moderate” Islam

Indonesia prepares to confront “Chinese oppression” and demands the leadership of “moderate” Islam

English-speaking Indonesian media said that the recent cabinet reshuffle of Indonesian President Joko Widodo indicates that Indonesia may adopt a more critical stance towards China, which has a poor record of targeting Muslims, especially the Uighurs.The media indicated in press…
International Nonviolence Organization calls on the Russian authorities to stop the repression

International Nonviolence Organization calls on the Russian authorities to stop the repression

The International Nonviolence Organization, Free Muslim, expressed its grave concern about the acts of violence practiced by the Russian authorities against the protesters.The organization stated, in a statement received by Shiawaves, that it had seen documented news that the security…
Free Muslim: China targets Muslim minorities through smart applications

Free Muslim: China targets Muslim minorities through smart applications

The International Nonviolence Organization, Free Muslim, confirmed that China is racially targeting Muslim minorities through smart applications.In a statement, the organization stated that it had recently seen testimonies and statements confirming a dangerous racist trend committed by the Chinese authorities…
More than 50 mosques restored and built in Astrakhan

More than 50 mosques restored and built in Astrakhan

Over recent years, more than 50 mosques have been restored and built in the Astrakhan region. The head of the region, Igor Babushkin, recalled this during a meeting with the chairman of the Central Spiritual Administration of Muslims, Supreme Mufti…
Turkey condemns Greek archbishop’s remarks

Turkey condemns Greek archbishop’s remarks

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned remarks by the Archbishop of Greece against Islam and Muslims.Islam is a religion of peace based on tolerance and compassion that ensures the coexistence of other religions and civilizations, the ministry said in a…
Series of online Quranic courses from Karbala to Indonesia

Series of online Quranic courses from Karbala to Indonesia

A series of online Quran courses were launched from Karbala to train Indonesian Quran teachers.The courses, launched by the Quran House of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine, offered a number of specialized Quran lessons to the professors of the Quran House…
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