India hijab row: Authorities shuts schools, colleges for three days

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Amid an anti-hijab campaign in the Indian state of Karnataka, authorities have decided to shut colleges and high schools for three days. The controversy started...

Hijabis barred from entering colleges in India

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After suddenly deciding to deny entry to Muslim girls wearing hijab, the Government Pre University College in Kundapur in Karnataka, India, has stopped 20...

Former UN official demands action to prevent genocide in India

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The former UN special adviser on the prevention of genocide, Juan E Mendez, has urged the international community to demand action against hate crimes...

Two Indian Muslims acquitted in blast case after serving 13 years in jail

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Two Muslim men from the Indian state of Kerala have been acquitted by the High Court after judges found no credible evidence against them...

India shuts down internet in occupied Kashmir on Republic Day

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As part of “precautionary measures” on January 26, internet services on mobile phones were once again suspended in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK) on...

Journalist Sajad Gul arrested as media crackdown in Kashmir continues

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The intimidation of journalists and suppression of media continues unabated in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK) with the arrest of a 26-year-old journalist Sajad...

UK police to investigate Indian officials’ role in war crimes in Kashmir

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The Metropolitan Police are investigating allegations of war crimes in Kashmir after a law firm filed an appeal for the arrest of Indian Chief of Army...

Prominent Muslim women put ‘on sale’ in India

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The Hindu right-wing ecosystem in India has once again created a platform to “auction” vocal Muslim women including journalists, activists, academics, artists, lawyers, students,...

Indian authorities arrest Kashmiri human rights defender on terrorism charges

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The Indian National Investigative Agency (NIA) arrested the prominent Kashmiri human rights activist, Khurram Parvez, after raiding his office and home in Srinagar on...

Indian police arrest Muslims for supporting Pakistan in T20 Cricket World Cup

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Indian police have arrested several Muslims for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in the T20 World Cup cricket. Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister, Yogi Adityanath, said that...