Author: Muzna Erum

Ecuador’s Health Minister Resigns Amid COVID-19 Vaccines Scandal

Juan Carlos Zevallos, the  Ecuadorean health minister, resigned on Friday, February 26th, after receiving criticism on the mistreatment of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Zevallos stated in a letter posted to Twitter, “Given the current political situation, and to allow the continuity of the National Vaccination Plan, I present to you,

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Pakistani Blasphemy Laws : A Human Rights Violation

 In Pakistan, a college teacher was sentenced to ten years in jail for a supposed blasphemous lecture presented in class on January 8, 2021. According to Aljazeera news, judge Raja Jawad announced the decision based on the charges filed in 2017. Another anti-terrorism court sentenced three to death for social

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Donations For The Ram Template End In Clashes

On Tuesday, December 29, in a Muslim dominated village in the Indore district of India, a clash erupted when right-wing Hindu members stopped in front of a mosque and chanted slogans. They were participating in a rally to collect donations for the construction of Ram Temple in the northern state

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Brazils Systematic Racism

In November 2020, a mass sharing of photos and a video circulated on social media of a security guard beating a black man to death in a supermarket. The horrendous video showed two white security guards and an employee taking a black man to the parking lot. A conversation, which

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France’s Solution To Radical Islam

On October 2nd, 2020, French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a speech on cracking down on radical Islamists and the “Muslim separatism” in France after many attacks had occurred by radical Muslims. Fast forward to Wednesday 18th, President Macron discusses a “long-planned” bill that will be addressed in the French cabinet.

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The Uyghur Genocide

The Uyghur Muslims are a Turk-speaking minority group that originated from the general region of central and east Asia and are recognized native to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China. Islam arrived in Xinjiang in the 10th century and became the dominant religion in the region. Most Uyghur

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U.S Reimposes Sanctions Against Iran

On September 19th, the Trump administration imposed new sanctions against Iran. These sanctions follow Resolution 2231, which endorsed a state participant triggering a “snap back” mechanism from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JPCOA). In invoking this clause, the U.S referred to Iran’s “significant non-compliance” with the nuclear deal.

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