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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/11/2024 9:50:25 PM
As feared, the list of presidential candidates in Iran lacked prominent reformist figures, minorities, or women, reports Manal Lotfy

World - International
2/10/2024 12:46:24 PM
With a broad smile on his face, Jakarta city council candidate Rian Ernest answers almost every question about his faith with the same line.

World - International
9/8/2023 1:55:24 PM
China stands accused of incarcerating over one million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in a network of detention facilities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang.

Egypt - Society
8/13/2023 12:01:15 AM
The Shia Dawoodi Bohra community has a profound and enduring presence in predominantly Sunni Egypt, marked not only by its role in the restoration of historic mosques which house the remains of Ahl-Al-Bayt (descendants of the Prophet Muhammed) but also by a multifaceted cultural engagement.

World - Region
7/31/2023 12:12:57 PM
Swedish police have granted a permit for a protest outside parliament on Monday in which the organisers plan to burn the Koran, according to local media.

World - International
7/6/2023 8:40:30 PM
A Quran burning and a string of requests to approve protests involving the destruction of more holy books have left Sweden torn between its commitment to free speech and its respect for religious minorities.

World - International
7/2/2023 7:34:00 PM
The grandmother of the French teenager whose fatal shooting by police has sparked several nights of unrest issued a plea for calm Sunday as the home of the mayor of a Paris suburb was attacked with a burning car in a new flaring of violence.

Books - Reviews
4/5/2023 9:09:25 PM
In an insightful and well-documented book, Sayyed Kassem Al-Masry, a seasoned Egyptian diplomat, shares accounts of negotiating settlements for the grievances of Muslim minorities in east and southeast Asia.

World - Region
11/3/2022 5:29:51 PM
Britain on Thursday urged all politicians in Israel to respect minorities as Benjamin Netanyahu appeared set to return to power with the help of the far right.

World - International
9/8/2022 5:10:49 PM
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has proposed a veteran Austrian diplomat to head the global body's human rights office at a time when it is facing harsh criticism from China for accusing Beijing of abuses against Muslim minorities.

Books - News
6/1/2022 4:28:49 PM
Slovene author Boris Pahor, who suffered the oppression of Fascist Italy and the horror of Nazi camps in a life dedicated to the defence of minorities, has died at the age of 108, local media reported Monday.

World - Region
2/12/2022 1:53:31 PM
The head of Myanmar's military government appealed Saturday for national unity among the country's restive ethnic minorities as he presided over a parade marking the 75th anniversary of a historic agreement that has failed to ensure harmony.

World - Region
1/18/2022 11:49:11 AM
As Iraq's Shia leaders jostle to secure a majority in the newly-elected parliament, Sunni and Kurdish minorities have been caught up in a spate of warning grenade attacks, analysts say.

World - International
11/18/2021 7:32:46 PM
They have terrorised religious minorities, incited riots against France, and mobilised thousands of fanatical supporters who have paralysed Pakistan with violent protests at a moment's notice.

World - International
9/21/2021 9:10:00 AM
The international community has warned that it will judge the Taliban by their actions, and that recognition of a Taliban-led government would be linked to the treatment of women and minorities

World - International
9/18/2021 7:09:57 PM
The Taliban last week announced an all-male interim government that includes no women or members of Afghanistan's minorities _ contrary to their earlier pledges on inclusivity

World - International
8/16/2021 11:27:12 AM
Many fear the Taliban will roll back two decades of gains by women and ethnic minorities while restricting the work of journalists and NGO workers

World - International
7/12/2021 5:27:53 PM
The text itself calls for a 'constructive and peaceful dialogue and reconciliation, in accordance with the will and interests of the people of Myanmar, including Rohingya Muslims and other ethnic minorities'

World - International
3/28/2021 5:20:00 PM
The United States on Saturday condemned China's sanctions against two US religious rights officials and a Canadian lawmaker in a dispute over Beijing's treatment of Uighur Muslims and other minorities

World - International
3/27/2021 10:30:40 PM
Beijing's sanctions followed those imposed by the US, EU, UK and Canada earlier this week for what they say are violations of the rights of Uighur Muslims and other Turkic minorities in Xinjiang

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