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US Calls Atrocities Against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims ‘Ethnic Cleansing’
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:15

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday declared that the crisis in Myanmar’s volatile northern Rakhine state, from where hundreds of thousan...

Muslims and Malays face discrimination too
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:34

Highlighting that racism is rife among those in government and the Malays themselves totally misses a fundamental point i.e. that two wrongs don't...

French interior minister says Muslims should not be allowed to pray on streets in Paris suburb
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:22

The French authorities will prevent Muslims in a northern Paris suburb from praying in the streets, the interior minister says. Local worshippers have...

UN ‘strongly condemns’ violence against Rohingya Muslims
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:31

This is the toughest council statement the UN has made on Myanmar in almost 10 years and indicates global distress over the Rohingya crisis is at an ...

Austria's leading election candidates target Muslims to score points
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:26

Austria's elections are in the homestretch. The topics of immigration, Islamization and refugees are dominating the campaign like never before – it ...

Seven Involved in Attack on Muslims in Myanmar's Magwe Still in Hiding
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:13

Seven people suspected of involvement in a violent mob attack last month on Muslims in Taungdwingyi township are still in hiding, a lawmaker from the ...

Dr M: Some Muslims not living as Muslims
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 15:14

The former PM speaks against those who pray, fast, give charity and undertake pilgrimage but ignore the spirit of the Quran. Top news stories local a...

Malaysians in a lather over laundrette for Muslims
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 08:58

A laundrette promising to ensure the "purity" of clothes for Muslims is being criticised. BBC News - Asia

Has the UN failed Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims?
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 08:32

A BBC investigation uncovers evidence that UN officials avoided pressing Myanmar on Rohingya rights. BBC News - World

Tajikistan’s crackdown on observant Muslims intensifies
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:08

THE young Tajik man does not want to leave home, despite his mother’s assurance that he looks fine. The day before he had sported a curly black bear...

How do Muslims living in France feel about their country?
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:34

The subject of Muslim integration in France is one of the country's most hotly debated issues. But how do Muslims themselves feel about their home cou...

Islamic group offers community, piece of home for foreign Muslims
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:21

Hussaina Abdullahi, 19, arrived in Korea two years ago from Nigeria after being introduced to the culture through the Ko 코리아헤럴드

Gurpreet Singh: India must open doors to Rohingya Muslims if Narendra Modi wants to prove opponents wrong
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:28

Myanmar political leader Aung San Suu Kyi has come under international criticism for not speaking out against violence being inflicted on the Rohingya...

US denounces violence against Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar as ‘unacceptable’
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 03:10

Pressure on Myanmar soared as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the violence against Rohingya Muslims “unacceptable” and rights g...

What makes young African Muslims join jihadi groups?
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 05:20

Many young Africans hope that extremist groups will help them escape poverty, hopelessness and frustration. A new United Nations report warns that the...

Rohingya crisis: Dalai Lama says Buddha would have helped Muslims
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:11

TIBETAN spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that Buddha would “definitely” have helped Muslims, in relation to violence against the Rohingya ...

Who are the Rohingya Muslims?
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 15:10

You hear their name a lot - now hear from the Rohingya in their own words. BBC News - Asia

NGOs rouse Muslims to defend Rohingyas
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 05:23

The organisers of a protest in Penang also want the UN and superpower nations to step in to stop the persecution of the Muslim Rohingyas. Top news st...

Rohingya Muslims: What does Aung San Suu Kyi think?
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 05:59

She's facing a backlash from supporters in the West over her handling of violence and killings in Myanmar. BBC News - Asia

Rohingya Muslims: Tales of horror from Myanmar
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:54

People fleeing violence in Myanmar tell the BBC's Sanjoy Majumder of killings, rape and massacres. BBC News - Asia

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