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Amnesty International - 'Draconian' EU Anti-Terror Laws Target Muslims

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A raft of new counterterrorism laws across Europe discriminate against Muslims and refugees, spreading fear and alienation, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday.
Quoting from Holy Quran, UN Chief Calls for Global Fight against Hate Crimes, Bigotry
TEHRAN (IQNA) – With anti-Muslim hate crimes and bigotry on the rise, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said communities that look different become easy scapegoats in times of insecurity and asserted that "discrimination diminishes us all".
12:02 , 2017 Jan 18
OIC Urges UN to Stop Potential Genocide of Muslims in Myanmar
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the United Nations (UN) to intervene in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, where it says the escalation of violence against Rohingya Muslims could lead to “genocide.”
11:15 , 2017 Jan 18
Bosnian Businesses Choose Halal to Target Persian Gulf Market
TEHRAN (IQNA) – While the production of halal meat has been big business in Bosnia since 2006, when Europe’s first agency for halal quality certification was established in the country, a wider range of businesses have recently tapped into the business potential of offering halal meat and services.
08:27 , 2017 Jan 18
Australia Day Billboard Featuring Girls in Hijabs Removed after Threats
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Australia Day billboard featuring two girls in hijabs has been removed from a site in Melbourne after threats were made to the company behind it.
11:18 , 2017 Jan 17
Protest in Vienna against Austria's Headscarf Ban
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A group of young activists gathered in Veinna Monday to protest against a new regulation banning public servants, including teachers, from wearing headscarves.
09:33 , 2017 Jan 17
4 Umrah Pilgrims Injured as Bus Crashes near Mecca
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Four people were injured after a bus carrying Umrah (minor Hajj) pilgrims crashed in Saudi Arabia.
12:29 , 2017 Jan 08
Outrage after Desecration of Mosque in South Africa
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Muslim Judicial Council [MJC] has condemned a case of Islamaphobia in Simon’s Town, near Cape Town, South Africa, after a pig's nose and blood was left on the door of a mosque on Saturday.
11:18 , 2017 Jan 08
UN Rights Envoy to Probe Violence against Myanmar Rohingya Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The United Nations on Friday said its human rights envoy for Myanmar will probe escalating violence in the country, including a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, when she visits next week.
12:30 , 2017 Jan 07
First Female Muslim to Become Romania's Deputy Premier
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Romanian economist who had been poised to become the country's first female and Muslim prime minister was offered a job as deputy premier Tuesday after the country's president declined to nominate her for the top government job.
10:35 , 2017 Jan 04
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Blasted by Fellow Laureates over Rohingya Muslims
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Dozens of Nobel laureates and global leaders have criticized Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for failing to protect the basic human rights of Rohingya Muslims in the country's Rakhine State.
09:30 , 2017 Jan 02
European Commission Allocates €300,000 in Aid for Rohingya Refugees
TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 30,000 Rohingya Muslims have already fled and thousands of stateless Rohingya Muslims are trying to reach Bangladesh amid reports of abuse by the Burmese army.
12:00 , 2017 Jan 01
Road through Mosque Property in Phnom Penh Raises Muslims’ Concerns
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hundreds of Cambodia’s Cham Muslims assembled on Friday at the Boeung Kak area’s Al-Serkal Mosque where the Phnom Penh city government plans to build a road that will divide the plot of land upon which the mosque sits.
12:15 , 2016 Dec 31