Twitter deletes China’s derogatory tweet on Uyghur women

New Delhi: Faced with an angry outburst not just from the Uyghur community but also prominent politicians, human rights activists and the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), Twitter has finally removed a tweet from a Chinese government account justifying its genocidal policy in the Uyghur dominated Xinjiang region, the westernmost part of the country. In a tweet Thursday, the Chinese Embassy in the United States had shared a China Daily report on the population change in Xinjiang published by the Xinjiang Development Research Center defending China’s oppression of Uyghur…

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Pakistan: Imran Khan finally meets families of slain Hazara coal miners

Quetta: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Quetta where he met the families of the 11 coal miners who were killed by armed men in Balochistan’s Machh area on January 3, the media reported on Sunday. In a video released by Khan’s office on Saturday, the Prime Minister can be seen interacting with the families, as well as other members of the Hazara minority community , Dawn news reported. Speaking to the families, the premier said that he had visited the community in the past and was well aware of the…

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Hamas slams UAE for importing Israeli settlement goods

First commercial shipment of goods from Israeli settlements to the UAE began on Sunday GAZA CITY: Palestinian group Hamas on Sunday denounced the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for importing goods from Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. In a statement, Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem said the move “is tantamount to encouraging Zionist settlement building on the occupied Palestinian lands”. The spokesman said the UAE-Israel trade deal “gives a push to the displacement policy practiced by the Zionist right wing”. Israeli channel 7 earlier said that the first commercial shipment of…

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Three- day Bintul Muslim Online Workshop concludes successfully with massive participation of girls

By Special Correspondent New Delhi:  Women’s Wing of All India Muslim Personal Law Board held an  All India Bintul  Muslim workshop for young girls which concluded Thursday with massive viewership from cities, towns, villages across the country. For the conduct of the workshop, many girls schools, colleges and Madarsas made arrangements for a projector in their auditorium halls.  Zoom had full viewership of 510 in all 6 Seasons &youtube live had 1200 – 1500 views daily. Moulana Syed Mohammad Wali  Rahmani, Moulana Khalil ur Rahman Sajjad Nomani, and Moulana Umrain…

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PDP leader granted bail, party says ‘detained’ by intelligence body

New Delhi: A NIA court in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday granted bail to PDP’s youth wing president Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra who was arrested on 25 November 2020 in a militancy-related case. The court observed that there was “no whisper” about his involvement in crimes in the original charge sheet presented by the NIA in July 2020. Following the court judgment, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday alleged that Parra had subsequently been detained by the Counter Intelligence Kashmir (CIK). She termed his detention as “brazen contempt of court”. Parra was arrested…

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