Being Muslim in Germany's Bundeswehr means no pastoral care
Lieutenant Nariman Hammounti-Reinke risked her life for Germany in Afghanistan. But, on a religious level she feels left out by the Bundeswehr, despite the growing number of Muslim troops in the country's army.
Ramadan 2020: How to practice faith in times of Covid-19
How to reconcile religion and the challenges of social distancing? As Muslims the world over embark on a month of fasting and prayer, what does it mean to attend mosque or to invite loved ones and good friends for the Iftar, the nightly breaking of the fast? As with other religions, we ask why most in the Muslim world are putting public safety before centuries-old rites and practice… while still some ignore the risk of Covid-19.
India passes contentious citizenship bill amid violent protests
India's parliament pass a contentious bill that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from some countries, as hundreds of troops are deployed in the northeast to control violent protests. The bill will let the Indian government grant citizenship to millions of illegal immigrants who entered India from three neighbouring countries before 2015 -- but not if they are Muslim.
New drive to honor Europe's forgotten Muslim soldiers
Millions of Muslim soldiers fought in Europe during World War I, but their contribution has been largely forgotten. New research has uncovered tales of courage and comradeship that could counter anti-Islamic sentiment.
U.S. blacklists eight Chinese companies on rights violations
The Trump administration placed eight Chinese technology companies on a U.S. blacklist on Monday, accusing them of being implicated in human rights violations against Muslim minorities in China’s far-western province of Xinjiang. Sarah McGregor and Tom Mackenzie report on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."
Muslim practice of instant divorce made illegal in India after historic vote
The practice, which can only be implemented by men, has already been made illegal in more than 20 Muslim countries. India has followed suit after lawmakers voted 99 to 84 in favor of the new law.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi honoured
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, has been honoured with US International Religious Freedom Award for risking his own life to save some Christians in Jos. The Muslim cleric hid 262 Christians in his mosque and home from alleged Fulani herdsmen in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, during June 2018 clashes.
Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive
Over the click-clack of the loom, Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, as modernity lures young Muslims away from a trade their community has dominated for generations.
Several killed in Ramadan violence in restive Thai south
Security personnel inspect the aftermath of a market place bombing in Thailand's Muslim-majority south which killed two people, including a 14-year-old boy.