THE HAGUE – The UN Human Rights committee has condemned the French’ niqab ban, described it as a violation of human rights, demanding compensation for Muslim women who were “confined at home and marginalized.” “The French law disproportionately harmed the petitioners’ right to manifest their religious beliefs,” the committee said in a statement cited by …
COX’S BAZAR – In visiting the sprawling refugee camps of persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, described what he saw as “heart-breaking” “The hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled from Myanmar to escape violence have been victims of one of the most tragic stories of the violation of …
“Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe?” (Surat Al Anbiyaa 21:30).
One of the best nutrition means to overcome the extreme heat of this summer during fasting in Ramadan is drinking useful liquids like water, hot drinks, juices and cold drinks. This plan also includes soups during iftars or sohours.
WASHINGTON, DC – A leading American Muslim civil rights group has condemned the US decision to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel to be withdrawn. “By ordering the veto of this mild and balanced resolution, the Trump administration …
Racing to contain a maximizing refugee crisis, donors pledged more than $344 million to fund relief programs for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, in a UN-back humanitarian conference held on Monday.
A Nigerian Muslim teacher has won this year’s prestigious UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award in recognition of his efforts to teach orphans of both Islamic fighters and Nigerian army soldiers.
As Muslims around the world prepare for the festive season of Ramadan, a UN World Food Program is launching two fundraising campaigns to urge fasting Muslims to donate and prevent famine in Yemen and support Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is set to become the United Nations’ youngest-ever “Messenger of Peace,” the international body’s chief has announced.
A Canadian Muslim aid worker has been appointed director of global emergencies, staff security and supply management by the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees.