Saudi execution of scholar Salman al-Odah would be ‘state-sanctioned murder’,

Scholar’s son says Odah’s arrest and imprisonment is part of Riyadh’s concerted effort to stifle dissent, Abdullah Alaoudh says The son of a prominent Saudi scholar who is facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia has called for international pressure to prevent his father’s execution, which …

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Why Muslim countries are turning their back on China’s repressed Uighurs

Nearly all Muslim majority countries have ignored the call by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate the situation in Xinjiang where Uighur Muslims are being treated brutally. In a joint statement, 22 mostly Western countries recently condemned China’s mass detention of members from the Uighur …

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Why Don’t Activists Care About The Kashmiris As Much As The Rohingyas?

It’s certainly peculiar that the international activist community cares more for the Rohingyas than the Kashmiris despite both of these people being Muslim minorities that are facing a similar threat of ethnic cleansing, which suggests that there must be more behind their double standards than initially …

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Article 370: Has India pushed Kashmir to a point of no return?

Indian-administered Kashmir has been under an unprecedented lockdown since last week after India revoked Article 370, a constitutional provision granting the region special status. Sumantra Bose, professor of international and comparative politics at the London School of Economics (LSE), explains why the decision is fraught with …

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