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Syria’s Idlib: at least 70 people killed in airstrikes

Airstrikes in north-west Syria have killed at least 70 people, mainly in a crowded market area. More than 100 others have been wounded in the airstrikes. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), in the town of Maaret al-Numan in the Idlib province, civilians as well two “unidentified” …

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China’s Concentration Camps: What Can We Do?

It was just a week ago when news outlets, including Islam21C, [1] reported on a joint letter signed by 22 UN ambassadors condemning China for their abhorrent treatment of Uyghur Muslims. They collectively stated: “We call also on China to refrain from the arbitrary detention and restrictions on freedom of movement …

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Rohingya Report Back June 2019 – A Personal Experience

  As salamu Alaykum, On Thursday 20th June 2019, by the Grace of Allah Ta’ala, the Jamiatul Ulama KZN Relief Team embarked on a trip to Bangladesh to distribute hampers and sewing machines earmarked for the Rohingyan Refugees. The team arrived at Cox’s Bazaar airport on Friday evening. Saturday morning at …

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President Morsi: “Our Brother, Our Martyr”

President Morsi: “Our Brother, Our Martyr” In a Facebook post, Ahmad, Mohammad Morsi’s son wrote: “ونعى أحمد نجل مرسي أباه في منشور على فيسبوك قال فيه “أبي عند الله نلتقي “Father, we will meet in the presence of Allāh.” President Mohamed Morsi (raḥimahu Allāhu) was a President like none other: …

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Xinjiang: China bans Muslims from fasting in Ramadaan

  China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open. Most Muslims are required to fast from dawn to dusk during the holy month, but China’s ruling Communist party is officially atheist and for years …

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Sri Lanka: Government bans niqāb and burqa after attacks

Muslim organisations and human rights groups have criticised the ban as Muslims fear reprisal attacks. The Sri Lankan government has banned Muslim women from wearing the niqāb and burqa in public following the deadly attacks that took place last week. President Maithripala Sirisena said the ban was in accordance with …

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