Will the UN’s plea to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh be answered?

On March 8, 2023, in Human Rights, Immigration, Islamophobia, Rohingya, by admin

The UN is appealing to global powers to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. The United Nations is appealing for nearly $900m to help Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from their native Myanmar. So, how will the international community respond? And can the Rohingya ever hope for an end to the stateless limbo they’re […]

After 20 years in Guantánamo and a seven-year hunger strike, Ahmed Rabbani is finally free

On February 26, 2023, in Close Gitmo, Guantánamo, Human Rights, by admin

Written by Clive Stafford Smith (Human Rights Lawyer) It was very moving to watch the tracker that followed the United States air force C17 aircraft as it flew across the Atlantic and above the Straits of Gibraltar. I knew that seated on board was my Guantánamo client Ahmed Rabbani, going home to Karachi after 20 […]

Census shows 39 per cent of Muslims live in most deprived areas in England and Wales

On December 14, 2022, in Civil Rights, Human Rights, Immigration, Islamophobia, United Kingdom, by admin

Nearly 40 per cent of the Muslim population live in the most deprived areas of England and Wales, according to analysis of census data. It found nearly half a million more Muslims reside in the poorest fifth areas than a decade ago. The Muslim Council of Britain, who ran the analysis, urged policymakers to take […]

Chinese being ‘paid to marry Muslims in plan to wipe out Uyghurs’

On November 17, 2022, in China, Human Rights, Islamophobia, Uyghur Genocide, by admin

Human rights group finds Xinjiang officials are bribing and threatening Uyghur women into forced marriages Chinese people are being paid to marry Muslims in order to wipe out the Uyghur population, a human rights body has said. Local authorities are using financial incentives and blackmail to force Uyghurs and members of the Han majority into […]

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