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-Palestinian demonstrators demand an end to Israel’s 12-year blockade of the Gaza Strip GAZA CITY, Palestine (Burma Times) – A Palestinian youth on Sunday succumbed to wounds he sustained from Israeli army fire in the Gaza Strip a day earlier, according to the health ministry. Habib al-Masri, 24, was shot and injured during anti-occupation protests […]

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY – Burma Times : New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Winston Peters speaks during the emergency Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) ministerial meeting to discuss terrorist attacks in New Zealand and rising Islamophobic violence, on March 22, 2019 in Istanbul. Speaking at the event, New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign […]

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– Telephone call comes after crisis between two nations RABAT (Burma Times) – Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Moroccan King Mohammed VI reviewed the “brotherly and friendly” relations between the two countries during a telephone call, state news agency SPA said Wednesday. The call followed a crisis in relations between the two countries.  They […]

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– Half of all US news coverage of 136 terrorist attacks between 2006 – 2015 on ones blamed on Muslims WASHINGTON (Burma Times) – A report that concludes terrorist attacks blamed on Muslims receive 357 percent more coverage than other groups recirculated after recent terror attacks in New Zealand, which was carried out by a […]

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– Hero imam Mohammed Mahmoud sworn and spat at while returning from interfaith meeting LONDON (Burma Times) – Mohammed Mahmoud, the hero imam who calmed down Muslim worshippers immediately after the terror attack that killed 1 person and injured more than 10 in Finsbury Park in 2017, has been targeted in an Islamophobic attack. The […]

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– Suspected gunman kills 3, injures 5 in attack on tram passengers in Dutch city of Utrecht Frankfurt (Burma Times) – Turkey on Monday condemned a shooting that had claimed three lives in the Netherlands. “We strongly condemn the attack that took place today (18 March 2019) in the city of Utrecht, in the Netherlands […]

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– Vice President Fuat Oktay says terror and terrorists have ‘no religion, no race, no geography’ UPDATES WITH REMARKS BY NEW ZEALAND GOVERNOR-GENERAL, EDITS THROUGHOUT By Diyar Guldogan and Dilara Hamit ANKARA (Burma Times) – Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay on Monday called on the world to stop promoting “provocative language” in wake of Friday’s […]

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– Mark Collins says a mosque and a cultural center will attract more immigrants STOCKHOLM, Sweden (Burma Times) – A far-right Swedish politician who represents an anti-immigration party has proposed to build a mosque and a cultural center to attract more immigrants to the country, local media reported. Mark Collins from far-right Sweden Democrats party, […]

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Turkey will stand by New Zealand in its fight against terrorism, Fuat Oktay says  ISTANBUL (Burma Times) – Turkey’s vice president on Saturday urged the international community to stand up against Islamophobia, xenophobia, radicalism, and racism, in the wake of Friday’s terror attacks in New Zealand. Speaking at an Istanbul airport before leaving for New […]

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Politicians, media fueling Islamophobia also responsible for heinous attack on Christchurch mosques, says Mevlut Cavusoglu ANKARA (BT) – Turkey’s foreign minister on Friday condemned terrorist attacks targeting two mosques in New Zealand. “I condemn the barbaric terrorist attacks perpetrated against two mosques in #Christchurch in #NewZealand,” Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter. Cavusoglu wished God’s mercy […]

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