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The Muslim Council of Britain has released a report with advise about how to combat Islamophobia and discrimination in British institutions.

The British Islamic Medical Association says religious scholars have offered the opinion that vaccinations do not break the fast.

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya <em>Muslims</em>

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical interests.

China smears female Uighur ex-detainees as 'inferior', adulterers

The New Arab Staff

China smears female Uighur ex-detainees as 'inferior', adulterers

Chinese officials have targeted Uighur former detainees in recent months, rejecting allegations of forced sterilisation and abuse.

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson 'lied' to police

The New Arab Staff

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson 'lied' to police

A harassment case involving Tommy Robinson has been dropped after inconsistencies emerged in evidence given by the far-right leader.

Ruqaya Izzidien

It's not Woman's Hour, it's White Woman's Hour

Comment: Genuine dialogue requires a respectful space, and if you're not white, you won't find it on Barnett's Woman's Hour, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

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US urged to reintroduce bill banning Uighur forced-labour products

The bill would allow a US president to force sanction on anyone responsible for the labour trafficking of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in ...

Gaia Caramazza

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

In-depth: Concerns are mounting over the fate of Rohingya Muslims following Myanmar's military coup, with refugees uncertain about ...

The New Arab Staff

BBC refuses to apologise over 'Islamophobic' interview

The BBC issued a statement on Friday that did not address complaints about hostility to the Muslim Council of Britain's president.

Open letter slams BBC after 'Islamophobic' interview

The New Arab Staff

Open letter slams BBC after 'Islamophobic' interview

The letter by Jewish Voice for Labour calls on the BBC to issue a statement in which it recommits to engage with Muslim women “in good faith”.

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'Boycott Beijing Olympics' over 'Muslim genocide', British MPs demand

Senior UK politicians have urged British athletes to boycott next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing in response to a 'genocide' against ...

Muslim families complain over Sri Lankan Covid cremations: UN

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Muslim families complain over Sri Lankan Covid cremations: UN

Muslim families have taken to the UN in an effort to put an end to coronavirus cremations in Sri Lanka, citing religious freedom.

Is 'European Islam' the future of Western Muslim identity?

Sadek Hamid

Is 'European Islam' the future of Western Muslim identity?

Book Club: In his new study, Hashas makes a major contribution to the debate about Muslim identities in Europe by surveying the thoughts of some ...

US, UK vow action after Uighur sexual violence report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US, UK vow action after Uighur sexual violence report

The US and UK vowed action after a BBC investigation detailed testimonies of sexual violence against Uighur women in Chinese camps.

US 'deeply disturbed' at reports of Uighur mass rape

The New Arab Staff

US 'deeply disturbed' at reports of Uighur mass rape

The US has called for an investigation on the systematic rape and sexual abuse against Muslim Uighur women in Chinese internment camps following ...

Taj Ali

Appointing an Islamophobe to review 'Prevent' won't rebuild trust

Comment: The UK's Prevent agenda is nothing more than state-sanctioned Islamophobia. The appointment of an Islamophobe to review it only adds further insult to injury, writes Taj Ali.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Muslim Council of Britain elects first female leader

The MCB has elected its first female leader in a move that is being praised by Brits.

The New Arab Staff

Muslim boy, 4, referred to Prevent 'after discussing Fortnite'

The boy – from west-central England – was referred to the Prevent scheme in September 2019 after speaking about a game of Fortnite at an after ...

The New Arab Staff

UK slammed over appointment of 'anti-Muslim' Prevent strategy reviewer

British Muslim groups have described William Shawcross' appointment as a further blow to meaningful progress on the government's ...

UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

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UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

Jewish community leaders are planning to speak out against China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslim minority on Holocaust Memorial Day, drawing ...

The New Arab Staff

UK mosque transforms into Covid-19 vaccination site

The Birmingham mosque is the first in the country to serve as a vaccination centre.

Debunking the myth of 'Asian grooming gangs' isn't enough

Aniqah Choudhri

Debunking the myth of 'Asian grooming gangs' isn't enough

Comment: The Home Office has finally admitted most child grooming gangs are made up of white men, but for British Muslims the ...

UK Imams to reassure worshippers about Covid-19 vaccines

The New Arab Staff

UK Imams to reassure worshippers about Covid-19 vaccines

A coordinated Friday sermon from UK imams comes amid concerns South Asian communities are particularly at risk from fake news and conspiracy ...

Human rights whistle-blower claims UN will 'fire' her

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Human rights whistle-blower claims UN will 'fire' her

Lawyer Emily Reilly is claiming that the United Nations intends to 'fire' her after she spoke out about Uighur dissident names allegedly being ...

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