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UN representative criticises Prevent duty for impacting racial equality in the...

The UN special rapporteur on racism, Professor Tendayi Achiume, has criticised the Prevent duty for fuelling distrust among ethnic minority communities and for impacting racial equality in the UK. Her comments came as she observed that Brexit has contributed to an environment of increased “explicit racial, ethnic and religious intolerance” in the UK.

Swiss Oppose UN Resolution on Minaret Ban

Several Muslim and African states have proposed to denounce bans against minaret construction as ‘Islamophobic’ as part of a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)...

Belgian court upholds school’s decision to ban headscarves

The Council of State, Belgium’s top administrative court, ruled that schools may ban girls from wearing the Muslim headscarf or hijab. The court argued...

EU countries oppose Muslim views on racism meeting

European Union countries Tuesday stepped up their opposition to Muslim attempts to shield Islam from criticism and attack Israel through a U.N. conference on...