Virulent Buddhist nationalism targets Sri Lanka Muslims

Amjad Mohamed-Saleem argues that virulent Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism, borne out of the country's brutal civil war, poses a real danger to Muslims and other...

Hasina regime hangs fifth Jamaat-e-Islam leader for 1971 war crimes

Bangladeshi authorities have hanged another senior leader of the country's largest Islamic party for alleged war crimes committed during the war of independence from...

Pakistani soldiers called in to protect Saudi Arabia’s border against ISIS

Saudi Arabia has deployed thousands of troops from Egypt and Pakistan along its border with Iraq, amid fears of invasion by the Islamic State of...

Ex-husband confesses to strangling former wife to death in Pakistan

The ex-husband of a Bradford woman has admitted to Pakistani police that he strangled his former wife to death with a scarf. Samia Shahid, a...

India’s Hindu nationalist leader says Muslims should be “steralised”

The leader of an Indian Hindu nationalist party made a public statement saying Muslims and Christians should be sterilised in order to check their...
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China issues list of banned Muslim names which include “Muhammad”

Chinese authorities have increased their censorship of Islam by banning Muslim parents in the Xinjiang region from naming their children “Muhammad,” “Arafat” and “Jihad”. Government...
Uighurs

China increases DNA testing of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang region

China has began the logistical groundwork for the mass collection of DNA from Uighur Muslims of the Xinjiang region, human rights observers have said. Police...
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VIDEO: Indian forces beat up Muslim youth outside police station in Srinagar

Video footage has emerged of Indian military forces beating up Muslim youth outside Rainawari police station in Srinagar, occupied Kashmir. This video was posted on...

The American Empire – Nuclear bombs and drones

The first few days of August every year comes with one bleak anniversary, that of the harrowing destruction of two Japanese cities, Hiroshima and...
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Muslim woman in Bangladesh beaten and forced out of auto-rickshaw by three men

Shocking video footage showing a Muslim woman being beaten and violently forced out of an auto-rickshaw by three men in Bangladesh. 5Pillars are unable to...
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