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December 4, 2017

Pope Addresses ‘Rohingya’ Name Controversy in Myanmar

Facing heavy criticism for failing to mention Rohingya refugees by name in Myanmar, Pope Francis explained his controversial decision on Saturday, saying that he did not […]
December 4, 2017

Growing Risks for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Camps

Bangladeshi authorities plans to allocate more land for camps housing Rohingya refugees as concerns grow over a possible outbreak of disease in crowded, makeshift settlements clustered […]
December 4, 2017

Dalai Lama, Obama Discuss ‘Compassion and Altruism’ During India Meeting

Former US President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama on Friday in India, where they discussed “compassion and altruism,” CNN writes. The meeting in New […]
December 1, 2017

Sri Lankan Muslim Communities Say Female Circumcision Is ‘Not Mutilation’

According to various members of Sri Lanka’s Muslim communities, female circumcision should not be classed as genital mutilation, Reuters reports. The communities have strongly condemned criticism […]
December 1, 2017

Rahul Gandhi’s Religion Sparks Row

The Vice President of Indian Congress, Rahul Gandhi was at the centre of a raging controversy on Wednesday after his name was spotted in a register […]
December 1, 2017

Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq Accused of Persecuting Christians

Iran-backed Shia paramilitary forces that have been allegedly operating in northern Iraq are accused by a Kurdish parliamentarian of engaging in “flagrant injustice” toward Christians in […]