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Aussie Muslim Senator Trolled and Abused for Defending Animal Rights

MELBOURNE – Australian Muslim senator Mehreen Faruqi has been called a “maggot” and told to “go back to Pakistan” after she tweeted that the Melbourne Cup was deadly and harmful to horses, Daily Mail reported on November 7. The Greens MP, who moved to Australia in 1992, received a barrage of abuse on social media …

2-Day Exhibition Ignites Spark for Science in Muslim Kids

MITHI – Hundreds of children from Tharparkar region in south Pakistan gathered to play, learn, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of science at the Dawood Foundation’s (TDF) two-day Magnifi-Science Thar Exhibition on October 27, The Express Tribune reported. “It’s encouraging to see students and teachers of Tharparkar Desert showing enthusiasm to learn science. We …

Pakistan Probes Missing Slippers Believed to Belong to the Prophet (PBUH)

LAHORE – Pakistan’s Supreme Court has formed a joint interrogation team to probe the case of the missing slippers believed to belong to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). “We can’t even protect Prophet Muhammad’s slippers. What a shame,” Chief Justice Saqib Nisar remarked on Sunday, Al Arabiya reported. A pair of slippers, believed to …

This Muslim Housewife Sewed 'First Hand-Embroidered Qur’an in the World'

GUJRAT – A Pakistani Muslim woman, Naseem Akhtar, form the small town of Gujurat, spent 32 years of her life sewing the Qur’an which she claims is the only hand-embroidered one in the world, AryNews.tv reported. “I sewed it all alone with no help from anybody. I decided to sew a Qur’an at a very …

Hajj in Pakistan

This Is How Hajj Celebrated in Pakistan

As thousands of Pakistani Hajjis have already landed at Jeddah airport to pursue their Holy Journey, and thousands more are in the queue, pre-Hajj parties, a centuries-old custom of South Asia to encourage and greet the would-be Hajjis, are on across Pakistan. These parties organized by family members, friends and neighbors in all over the …

Pakistan’s Robin Hood Army Shares Thousands of Meals with the Needy

Pakistan’s Robin Hood Army Shares Thousands of Meals with the Needy

In Pakistan, tonnes of food go to waste every year. But this woman wanted to change that. Mehak leads a team of volunteers called “Robin Hood Army” that pick up surplus food from restaurants across the country and share it with the needy. Originally founded in New Delhi, India, the volunteer charity has expanded its operations to …

How Faith Shapes Pakistan's New Prime Minister

After a 22 year political career, former cricket legend Imran Khan is set to become the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the world’s sixth most populated nation. Twenty-eight seats short of a majority, the election marred with controversy and claims of vote-rigging will see Khan forging alliances with other, smaller parties, to form a government. Leading …

When Parents Force Their Child Into Marriage...

“I was married when I was only 12,” she said calmly and matter-of-factly, as we all let out small but audible gasps of surprise, “..when I was still studying in school. I was informed that I wouldn’t be enrolling into the new academic year.” She paused to reflect, then went on, “My teachers were in …

UN Releases Historic Report on Muslim Rights in Kashmir

UN Releases Historic Report on Muslim Rights in Kashmir

SRINAGAR – On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights— while Kashmiris demand for the right to self-determination to join Pakistan since 1947, the UN has published its first human rights report on the Muslim region, TRT World informed on July 2. Hundreds of Kashmiris descended on the UN Office in Geneva, …



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