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China putting minority Muslims in 'concentration camps,' US says

The United States accused China Friday of putting well more than a million minority Muslims in “concentration camps.”

Ahead of LGBT+ crackdown, fleeing Bruneians fear for friends back home

The incoming Islamic law in Brunei that punishes LGBT+ people with whipping, stoning or death for same-sex activity has made many flee for fear of their lives.

New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday that military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned.
March 21, 2019 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Hanoi Muslims keep their faith in consonance with Vietnamese traditions

Despite some basic, irreconcilable differences with Vietnamese traditions, Hanoi’s Muslim community manages to practice its faith in harmony.
February 15, 2019 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Twin bombings at church kill at least 21 in southern Philippines

Twin bombings during a church service in the southern Philippines killed at least 21 people and wounded 71, security officials said.
January 27, 2019 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

A Vietnamese woman becomes a Muslim, is shunned, then accepted

A Hanoian who returned from Saudi Arabia as a Muslim has won over initially hostile neighbors with her piety.
January 10, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Chinese official says China is educating, not mistreating, Muslims

China is not mistreating Muslims province but is putting people through training courses to avoid extremism spreading, a Chinese official said Thursday.
September 14, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Indonesia 'anti-LGBT abuses' fuel HIV cases: Human Rights Watch

Police conducted 'arbitrary and unlawful' raids on places frequented by LGBT people, it said.
July 02, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

US top court backs Trump on travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations

The ruling ended fight over whether the policy amounted to an unlawful Muslim ban and confirmed presidential powers.
June 27, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Inside Saigon’s sacred 80-year-old Mosque

Jamia Al-Musulman was built in 1935 as a place of worship for Muslims in Saigon.
June 06, 2018 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Viral photo prompts Indonesian government to move towards banning child marriage

Indonesia is among 10 countries with the highest number of girls marrying before they turn 18.
April 24, 2018 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

More countries could be listed for harsh US travel restrictions

'The goal is to protect Americans until foreign governments do comply with our standards,' said a U.S. counselor. 
September 23, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Suu Kyi silence on Myanmar ethnic cleansing charge draws cool response

Amnesty International described Suu Kyi's speech as 'little more than a mix of untruths and victim-blaming.'
September 20, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Rohingya insurgents declare temporary ceasefire amid humanitarian crisis

Thousands of homes have been burned down, dozens of villages uprooted and thousands of people are still on the move towards Bangladesh-Myanmar border.
September 10, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Muslims gather at Mount Arafat for haj climax

Over two million pilgrims reach Mount Arafat for a vigil to atone for their sins as the annual haj pilgrimage reaches its climax.
September 01, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7
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