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Minorities often ‘the poorest of the poor,’ says UN expert

Source : AA / 20 Mar 2014

A U.N. expert has told the body’s Human Rights Council in Geneva that greater international and domestic attention should be paid to the plight of disadvantaged minorities “who are frequently the poorest of the poor.”

 

Trafficking abuse of Myanmar Rohingya spreads to Malaysia

Source : Reuters / 07 Mar 2014

Human traffickers have kept hundreds of Rohingya Muslims captive in houses in northern Malaysia, beating them, depriving them of food, and demanding a ransom from their families, according to detailed accounts by the victims.

 

One-day Hijab Leads Young Briton to Islam

Source : OnIslam & Newspapers / 3 Apr 2013

A one-day experience of wearing hijab has led a 21-year-old Briton to read more about Islam and eventually embracing the religion.

“I took part in the first World Hijab Day and challenged myself to wear the hijab for a month,” Jessica Rhodes told Muslim Mirror

 

Mosque Approval Delights Aussie Muslims

Source : OnIslam & Newspapers / 14 Mar 2013

Overcoming a vicious campaign against their worship place, jubilant Muslims are celebrating the approval of a new mosque in Australia’s most populous city of Melbourne.

“That’s what we plan to do,”Sherene Hassan, spokeswoman for the applicants, was cited by The Age newspaper.

“But we haven't felt much love from this group.”

 

Spain Muslims Introduce Halal Culture

Source : OnIslam / 12 Mar 2013 

The seminar aims to help Muslims get due information about halal concept, its fields of application, standards, difficulties and developments in the market.

“The Halal Institute continues working, with this line of training and dissemination of the Halal concept, towards the normalization and social integration of the Muslim community, as well as improving their access to Halal food and services,” the release said.

 
 

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