Muslims protest Charter of Islamic Principles prepared by France government

Islamic Council of Savoie Region latest group to reject government’s Charter of Principles of Islam in France Paris: Muslim groups continues to rail against an Islamic charter in France that was prepared by the administration of President Emmanuel Macron and signed by federations that are members of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM). The lastest is the Islamic Council of the Savoie Region (CDCM) who said the government’s Charter of Principles of Islam in France was prepared without consulting Muslim authorities and associations in the region. Citing that the…

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Muslim youth brutally tortured in Muzaffarnagar district, police begin investigation, two policemen suspended

By Special Correspondent Muzaffarnagar (UP):  UP police have started investigation in the alleged torture of a Muslim youth in Harsoli police station of Muzaffarnagar district following complaint lodged by the rights group NHCRO. The police department also suspended two guilty police personnel immediately. According to NCHRO, in the Harsoli police station, the police inspector Sandeep Kumar and constable Prashant Sharma illegally detained a youth named Mobeen (who is from an extremely poor family and sells chow mein), and stripped him naked in custody and beat him mercilessly. As a result…

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Pakistan SC orders immediate rebuilding of Hindu temple

Last month, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had announced reconstruction of the temple, as well as a crackdown against the attackers ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Supreme Court has directed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government to start the immediate rebuilding of a Hindu temple which was set on fire by a mob in December 2020. On December 30, 2020, an unruly crowd set fire to the Samadhi of Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj located in Karak district’s Teri area after more than a thousand people led by some local elders of a religious party…

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SC directs activist Fathima not to ‘use social media to hurt religious sentiments’

NEW DELHI – The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Kerala-based activist Rehana Fathima not to use social media to hurt religious sentiments or feelings, however it stayed a direction issued by the Kerala High Court restricting her from using visual or electronic media to publish or share any material or comments. Fathima had moved the top court challenging the November 23, 2020 order of the Kerala High Court, which imposed restrictions on her for uploading a video of a cookery show on social media where she had allegedly hurt religious sentiments.…

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‘I’m proud to be an Indian Muslim’: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad

NEW DELHI – Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and senior Congress politician Ghulam Nabi Azad, whose Rajya Sabha term is ending this month, on Tuesday said that “I am a proud Indian Muslim. Muslims should be proud of this country but the majority community should take steps forward towards the minority.” Azad said, “I never visited Pakistan but I know the problems and circumstances in that country and I hope those problems do not come to haunt the Muslims of India and after seeing the fate of Muslims in…

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