Gaza, (The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights): Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13– 20 June 2018): Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors. A Palestinian civilian was killed, and … Continued
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By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): A female law student barred from the country’s call to bar last year for wearing the Muslim head covering (hijab) has been asked to attend the ceremony billed for later this year. Firdaus … Continued
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By Dildar Baykan (AA): Rohingya Muslim girls remain confined to their tents in Bangladesh as they fear abduction and sexual abuse if they venture outside, said a report released on Wednesday. “Adolescent Girls in crisis: Voices of the Rohingya” … Continued
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By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette, who murdered six people at a Quebec City mosque last year, should spend the rest of his life in prison, the prosecution said Tuesday. Thomas Jacques told Justice Francois Huot that … Continued
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By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): The victim of last year’s Islamophobic terror attack in Finsbury Park, North London was remembered Tuesday with a series of commemorations across the U.K. The first ceremony held at Islington Town Hall in … Continued
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By Haydar Hadi BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi military force said Monday that 22 of its members had been killed in airstrikes carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes near Iraq’s border with Syria. Incorporated into the Iraqi Armed Forces … Continued
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By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suicide attack in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province claimed at least ten lives on Sunday amid cease-fire in the war-ravaged country, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, told … Continued
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By Rafiu Ajakaye and Olarewaju Kola LAGOS/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 31 people were killed and 48 others injured in a twin suicide attack in northeastern Borno state late Saturday, police and a relief agency said Sunday afternoon. The … Continued
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By Zahid Rafiq SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): A protester was killed and 16 others injured by Indian armed forces following Eid prayers in southern Kashmir on Saturday, local media reported. On Friday evening, Waqas Ahmad was killed and … Continued
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By Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA) – Birmingham hosted Europe’s largest Eid al-Fitr gathering with more than 140,000 people attending the celebration on Friday. Organized by the Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre (GLMCC), the large gathering saw the attendees say … Continued
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By Fatih Erel GENEVA (AA):- The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for forming an international inquiry committee to probe the ongoing human rights violations and abuses in Kashmir. Kashmir, a Muslim-majority Himalayan region, is held by India … Continued
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By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): A Turkish and Algerian-sponsored resolution blaming Israel for the recent deaths of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and urging the international community to consider protections for Palestinian civilians overwhelmingly passed in the UN General … Continued
By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA):- Attacks on mosques and Muslim gatherings increased by 10 times in 2017 in Sweden compared to previous year, according to a new report. The Uppsala University report by Mattias Gardell said 38 mosques or … Continued
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By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 13 people were killed and more than 30 others wounded in a suicide attack on the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MoRRD) in the Afghan capital Kabul, an official … Continued
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New Crescent Moon of Shawaal 1439: The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on 13th June, 2018 (Wednesday) at 19.43 GMT. On 13th June, it is not possible to see the crescent anywhere. On 13th June, the moon can be … Continued
By Walid Abdullah TRIPOLI (AA): Libyan coast guards have rescued 152 undocumented migrants, including 19 women and three children, off the country’s western shores, according to the Libyan navy on Sunday. The migrants were rescued in two separate … Continued
Gaza, Palestine, (The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights): Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (31 May – 06 June) Israeli forces continued to use force against Palestinian peaceful protestors. Two Palestinian civilians, including a … Continued
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By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet (AA): Rohingya survivors of the Myanmar genocide are demanding a UN security force to guarantee their safe return to their homelands, terming the new agreement signed between Myanmar and the UN as inadequate, experts tell … Continued
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By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): The UK continues to believe that the nuclear deal with Iran is the best way to prevent it from getting nuclear weapons, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday. “We will remain committed to … Continued
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