Media outlets reported that the terrorist groups in Mali have recently used the weapon of "hunger" to force farmers and hunters to join their ranks, by preventing them from harvesting their fields or hunting, which resulted in the displacement of 400,000 Malians. https://youtu.be/77U9NboPehI
The Muslim Rights Concern in Nigeria said female Muslim students face daily persecution in Lagos public schools over wearing the hijab, which shows that some confuse combating terrorism and extremism with Muslim women’s right to practice their rituals freely.
India has launched a new forced eviction drive aimed at displacing 106 families, mostly Muslims, in the state of Assam under the pretext that they live on government-owned land, amid international fears of a recurrence of last September’s deadly eviction drive.
International media said that EU officials are working to pass a new law that criminalizes the denial of the 1995 massacre of more than 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica. Supporters of the law believe that recognition of what happened is the path to reconciliation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for respecting the beliefs of Muslims, stressing that insulting Prophet Muhammad PBUH does not count as "freedom of expression". Putin expressed the importance of artistic freedom without hindrance to religious freedom.
The world celebrates adding Arabic calligraphy to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List, in recognition of its aesthetics and ability to link people and spread tolerance, a step that will ensure the survival and preservation of Arabic calligraphy arts.
Israeli media revealed that an extremist Jewish group arranges for its members to disguise themselves as Muslims in order to enter Al-Haram Al-Sharif and perform their prayers secretly there, in violation of international agreements that prevent them from doing so. https://youtu.be/0In_meyF2As
Israeli media reported that the occupation army has allowed its troops to shoot Palestinian protesters who throw rocks at them even as they are fleeing, a decision described by observers as a blatant disregard to international law, humanitarian law and human rights.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has welcomed the act passed by the US House of Representatives to establish a special office within the Department of State to combat international Islamophobia, a response to the Islamophobic comments by US representatives.
In violation of all international conventions, the Israeli occupation announced the completion of a new separation wall that surrounded the Gaza Strip along 65 km, with the aim of providing protection for settlers, turning Gaza into the largest prison in the world. https://youtu.be/uk29P67UkyA