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Islamophobia: Macron’s political life-line

On March 30, the French senate voted in favour of adding an amendment to a so-called “Islamist separatist” bill that would – effectively – ban girls under the age of 18 from wearing the hijab in public spaces. File picture: K.M. Chaudary/AP By Suraya Dadoo May 2, 2021 A 15-year …

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Another Ramadan Without Ramadan

Posted by: Arslan Hidayat Congratulations to all for reaching the holy month of Ramaḍān! I would like to remind everyone what this month is all about, and this is a reminder to myself before anybody else.  This month is a month of drinking alcohol, entering beer drinking competitions,[1] eating pork, watching dancing …

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Sri Lankan government moves to outlaw burka & close 1,000 madrasahs

After finally being forced to reverse its unacceptable and degrading policy of cremating the bodies of all Covid-related deaths, the Sri Lankan government has introduced a new measure that again targets Muslims: a ban on the burka. [1] [2] Sarath Weerasekera, Minister for Public Security, shared the development at a news …

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UN human rights commissioner condemns Chinese genocidal acts towards Uyghurs

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called out China for its sickening treatment of the Uyghur population in Xinjiang, and has condemned the Chinese government’s increasingly heavy-handed approach towards Hong Kong. [1] On Friday, Bachelet said that the Chinese Communist Party leadership is curbing inalienable political …

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Sri Lanka to allow burials for Muslims following international backlash

COVID-19: Posted by: Muhammad Mussa The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday allowed Muslims who have died from COVID-19 the right to be buried after an international outcry over the government’s decision to cremate those who have succumbed to the virus. Prime minister Malinda Rajapaksa and his right-wing government had made it …

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