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Cara China layan Muslim ‘pelanggaran hak asasi manusia besar’

Pompeo menyeru semua negara membantah tuntutan China yang mahu etnik Uighur dihantar balik dan menambah, kempen Beijing di rantau Xinjiang barat China adalah "usaha menghapuskan warganya sendiri."

China accuses US of ‘looking for excuse’ to meddle in internal...

Tech blacklist US' latest salvo in its trade war with Beijing.

Rahman, the Muslim guardian of Hindu shrine in India

Elderly man continues centuries-old family tradition in Assam state.

UN urged to investigate organ harvesting of Falun Gong, Uighur minorities in China

Forced organ harvesting had been committed for years throughout China on a significant scale, says a UNHCR lawyer.

Comatose Muslim man dies in Thai detention camp

Inkayuth is the Thai army's biggest detention centre in the south, where suspects are taken for interrogation and held under emergency laws and where rights groups have documented torture.

Kazakh advocate of Muslim rights in China set free in plea...

Serkzhan Bilash wanted to secure his release for the sake of his two children and health.

Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government

A Thai military official declined to comment on whether a meeting had taken place.

India reimposes some restrictions in Kashmir ahead of Eid

The move comes following new demonstrations by pro-independence youth that were repelled by tear gas and pellets.

‘Fairytale’ win for first British jockey to race in a hijab

'There's quite a stereotype around Muslim girls and them 'not being able to follow their sporting passions and dreams',' she says.

Claim that company barred Muslim staff from praying untrue, says ministry

It says investigations by the Klang Labour Department found none of the workers saw a memo said to be barring Muslim staff from praying during working hours.

China’s capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down

China, home to 20 million Muslims, officially guarantees freedom of religion, but the government has campaigned to bring the faithful into line with Communist Party ideology.

Gay, Muslim, Thai: Artist caught in tug of war

Gay Thai Muslim Samak Kosem uses art to explore how LGBT+ Thais in the restive south reconcile their religion with their sexual identity.

Sri Lanka Muslim ministers resign en masse over Easter bombings

Sri Lanka's Muslim ministers have resigned en masse over widespread hate attacks against their community in the wake of the Easter bombings.

Protests over Muslim politicians grip Sri Lankan city

Two of the Muslim leaders have stepped down from their posts as provincial governors, President Maithripala Sirisena's office says.

By a thread: Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive

Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, and they say they are the last of the Muslim weavers of Baan Krua.

Iran state TV fires managers over ‘insult’ to Sunnis

Two channel managers have been fired over a live programme that 'insulted the sanctities of Sunni Muslims', according to official news agency IRNA.

Muslims seek voice in changing Uzbekistan

Uzbek Muslim student has been discriminated because of her religion and expelled from a university in the capital Tashkent.

Indonesia’s transgender Muslims find safe haven for prayer during Ramadan

Islamic school provides shelter for marginalized community to pray during the holy Ramadan month.

The lesson from Sri Lanka: Be wary of radical preachers

Zahran Hashim, the mastermind of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people in Sri Lanka, is on record as saying things that should be familiar to Malaysians.

Let my daughter stay buried as a Muslim, pleads Surinder’s mum

Family also makes police reports on social media backlash over Surinder Kaur’s burial.

India’s top court orders mediation on contested sacred site

The decision comes amid a top court hearing on an appeal against a 2010 lower court verdict that gave Muslims one-third of the land and the rest to Hindu groups.

China using Muslim detainees for forced labour

Millions of mostly Muslim minorities are held in internment centres across Xinjiang, China, and others forced to work for far less than the local minimum wage.

What does it mean to be a Muslim woman? New book...

Mariam Khan hopes people will see that Muslim women are not under a 'monolithic, single story narrative', and their voices and stories concerning their faith should be heard.

Turkey: China’s treatment of Uighurs an ’embarrassment for humanity’

Turkish foreign minister says it is no longer a secret that more than one million Uighur Turks are subjected to torture and political brainwashing in concentration centres and prisons.

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