Category: Islamophobia

Violence erupts in Myanmar against Muslim minority

CNN Authorities have imposed a curfew in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second-largest city, following nights of deadly communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims. Two people have been killed and 14 injured since rioting erupted Tuesday, Col. Aung Kyaw Moe, Mandalay’s Region border affairs and Security Minister tells CNN. The rioting […]

China bans Muslims from fasting in Xinjiang

Al-Arabiya Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region working as civil servants, students and teachers have been banned from fasting during the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday. The move has sparked condemnation from an exile group. Xinjiang is a mainly Muslim region, home to the Uighur minority. For years […]

European Human Rights court upholds burqa ban

The Guardian Judges at the European court of human rights (ECHR) have upheld France’s burqa ban, accepting Paris’s argument that it encouraged citizens to “live together”. The law, introduced in 2010, makes it illegal for anyone to cover their face in a public place. While it also covers balaclavas and hoods, […]