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."
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.
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.
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.
Germany mulls introducing 'mosque tax' for Muslims
The idea, similar to Germany's church tax, would aim to make mosques independent of foreign donors. Germany's government and progressive Muslim leaders have supported the idea.
Sweden's first Muslim lawmaker
Sweden has its first Muslim parliamentarian and she's not originally from the Scandinavian country. Leila Ali Elmi is the first Muslim in the Sweden Parliament and has promised to be a voice for immigrants.