July 6, 2014
by William Helbling
An Egpytian high court sentenced Mohamed Badie, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, on Saturday to life in prison for inciting violence and protests near the al-Istiqamah Mosque in the Giza. Presiding Judge Hassan Farid referred to Badie's actions as incitment "to achieve terrorist goals." ...[read more]
June 20, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
The Giza Criminal Court in Egypt sentenced the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, to death on Thursday for the second time in three months. Badie was sentenced along with 13 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood for allegedly inciting violence that resulted in the death of ...[read more]
April 21, 2014
by Benjamin Minegar
The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Monday alleged that armed rebels engaged in ethnically targeted killings during a raid on the northern city of Bentiu last week, resulting in more than 200 civilian deaths and 400 injuries. Rebels loyal to deposed vice president Riek Marchar reportedly ...[read more]
April 16, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
An independent UN human rights expert on Tuesday urged Israel to prevent settlers from taking over a building in the West Bank city of Hebron. The Al-Rajabi House is a four-story building capable of housing 40 families, and is strategically located between the illegal Israel settlement of Kiryat ...[read more]
March 28, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
A Pakistani judge on Thursday sentenced a Christian man to death for blasphemy. Sanitation worker Sawan Masih, whose argument with a friend set off a riot in which an angered Muslim crowd set fire to a Christian town last March, is to be hanged after being found guilty of insulting the prophet ...[read more]
November 4, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf was granted bail on Monday in a criminal case relating to the death of radical cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi during an operation ordered by Musharraf on Islamabad's Red Mosque, which left more than 100 dead. Musharraf was arrested on these charges on October ...[read more]
October 10, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf was arrested on Thursday for charges relating to the death of radical cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi who died during an operation ordered by Musharraf on Islamabad's Red Mosque, which left more than 100 dead. Musharraf, however, alleges that the arrest was ...[read more]
August 28, 2013
by Max Slater
The New York Police Department (NYPD) has secretly launched at least a dozen terrorism investigations into mosques since the 9/11 attacks, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. By designating mosques as "terrorism enterprises," the AP claims the NYPD allowed police to spy on imams and mosque ...[read more]
August 15, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
A judge for the US District Court for the Central District of California on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against the FBI alleging that it illegally directed its agents to spy on Muslim communities. Judge Cormac Carney dismissed the case after concluding that allowing the lawsuit to move forward ...[read more]
June 24, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
The Libyan Observatory for Human Rights (LOHR) on Friday condemned the killing of Judge Jumah Hasan al-Jazwi and blamed the National Transitional Council (NTC) for the killing. Al-Jazwi was shot on his way to a mosque Thursday. LOHR said al-Jazwi was investigating last year's killing of Gen. Abdel ...[read more]

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