The majority of Muslim Americans experienced religious discrimination during 2016, and many said they feared for their own or their family’s safety from hate groups following the election US President Donald Trump, a new poll has revealed.
The United Nations has on several occasions warned about large-scale violence being committed against minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, saying such acts of violence could amount to crimes against humanity. But Myanmar's government remains defiant, with the country’s military rejecting reports of gross human rights violations against the minority groups in the troubled state.
It goes without saying all the Islamic nations and Muslims around the world, have played a role in the Islamic awakening over the contemporary history, says the secretary-general of the Global Assembly of Islamic Awakening.
Pope Francis issued a stinging criticism of atrocities against Myanmar's Rohingya minority on Wednesday, saying they had been tortured and killed simply because they wanted to live their culture and Muslim faith.
Protests against US President Donald Trump are sweeping the world. People in world’s major cities have poured out onto the streets to show their disapproval of Trump's policies which they say violate democratic rights. In recent days, demonstrators have especially focused on Trump's executive orders attacking immigrants as well as travel ban on nationals from seven Muslim countries. Press TV has talked to Hafsa Kara-Mustapha, a political commentator, and Michael Lane, the president of American Institute for Foreign Policy, to discuss the unprecedented chaos Trump has created in the US only after two weeks in power.
Iran's first vice president says US President Donald Trump's executive order to ban entry into the country from the Islamic Republic and six other Muslim states is “illegal, inhumane and in violation of human rights”, adding Tehran will take reciprocal measures.
Iran's First Vice President says US President Donald Trump's executive order to ban entry into the country from the Islamic Republic and six other Muslim states is “illegal, inhumane and in violation of human rights”, saying Tehran will take reciprocal measures.
A senior Iranian official has criticized a controversial decision by the new US government to bock entry into the country from Iran and six other Muslim states, saying such moves would be detrimental to Washington.
Muslims living in the United State were involved in only one-third of 1 percent of all murders in the country in 2016, according to a new study, even as President Donald Trump seeks to portray Muslims as dangerous and ban them from entering the US.