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.
Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city
A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take drastic measures.
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.
Muslim killed in Sri Lanka riots despite curfew
Mobs have killed a Muslim man and vandalized mosques and stores in Sri Lanka despite a nationwide curfew. The state also shut down social media after Christians interpreted a Facebook post as threatening.
New Zealand to 'confront' Erdogan over Christchurch mosque shooting remarks
Erdogan said the massacre in Christchurch was part of a broader attack on Turkey and Islam. He also warned anti-Muslim Australians that they would be sent back in coffins like their grandfathers at Gallipoli.