Amnesty International has accused Nigeria’s government of carrying out unlawful arrests and practicing “enforced disappearance,” calling on Abuja to clarify the fate of hundreds of Shia activists taken into custody.
United Nations' human rights experts have voiced alarm over alleged Chinese political re-education camps for Muslim Uighurs and called for the immediate release of those detained on the grounds of what China describes as "countering terrorism".
Bahrain's attorney general says officials have charged 13 Shia activists with terrorism offenses as the ruling Al Khalifah regime does not shy away from its heavy clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the tiny Gulf kingdom.
Muslims in Pakistan have called for the expulsion of the Dutch ambassador as a protest was launched against a far-right Dutch politician's plan for a blasphemous cartoon competition depicting Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him and his progeny.
A court in Bahrain has upheld a six-month jail term against a Shia high school student as the ruling Al Khalifah regime intensifies its crackdown against political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Gulf kingdom.