Ramadan

China Stages Fake Eid Celebrations to Hide Uyghur Genocide

The World Uyghur Congress, an advocacy group for the persecuted ethnic minority, accused the Communist Party of China on Thursday of staging fake celebrations for Eid, the Muslim holiday celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan, to disguise its brutal oppression of Muslims.

BEIJING, CHINA - MAY 13: Hui Muslim men gather during Eid al-Fitr prayers at the historic Niujie Mosque on May 13, 2021 in Beijing, China. Islam in China dates back to the 10th century as the legacy of Arab traders who ventured from the Middle East along the ancient Silk …

Muslims Begin Second Ramadan of Pandemic Era

Muslims around the world are beginning to celebrate the second Ramadan holy month of the pandemic era, once again seeking to navigate different lockdowns and social distancing requirements in various countries, plus economic travails and factional conflicts exacerbated by the coronavirus.

People buy food on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Al-Zawiya market in Old Gaza on April 13, 2021 in Gaza City, Gaza. Millions of Muslims around the world began observing the holy month of Ramadan amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Fatima Shbair/Getty Images)

Taliban Chief Promises Women Equal Rights if U.S. Leaves Afghanistan

In his address for the Eid al-Fitr holiday, Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada – supreme leader of the Taliban as well as one of its top clerics – promised equal rights for men and women under fundamentalist Taliban rule after the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan. He also offered a general amnesty to the Taliban’s enemies, provided they “end their opposition” to the “establishment of an Islamic government.”

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