Malaysia ruling party cracks down on Shias

Malaysia’s ruling party Umno has voiced its opposition to Shia Muslims, gays, lesbians, trans-sexuals, liberals and those who have insulted Islam, saying the government...

Bangladeshi workers torch factory causing £60m loss to owners

Workers are suspected of causing a fire that engulfed one of Bangladesh's biggest garment factories which produces clothing for well-known retailers including Gap and...

Three Hizb ut-Tahrir men held in Chittagong

Three men affiliated to Islamic political party Hizb ut-Tahrir have been arrested in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong. The three activists of the banned...

Girl raped and buried alive in Pakistan survives by digging her way out

A 13-year-old girl has survived after she was raped and buried alive by two men in Pakistan. The girl was able to dig herself out...

Muslims of Xinjiang – Persecution justified by “fighting extremism”

Shafiul Huq from the Revolution Observer describes how Muslims in China are being persecuted. Muslims in the Chinese province of Xinjiang are victims in their...

Mumbai property ad specifies “no Muslims”

An online ad for a two-bedroom flat for sale in Mumbai, India, highlighted the fact that it was furnished, had lots of natural light and car...

Muslimah World contest launched in Indonesia

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15 Muslims killed in India communal violence

Indian soldiers were dispatched to Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night as armed gangs of Hindu activists stormed a mosque and a village, killing over...

Pakistan’s misplaced counter terrorism strategy

Adnan Khan from the Revolution Observer writes how Pakistan’s new counter terrorism strategy is built upon “contradicting facts”. Pakistan’s Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali...

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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