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Since the Human Rights Council adopted a resolution at its March 2012 session calling for action, the Sri Lankan government has taken no significant steps to provide justice for victims of abuse and accountability for those responsible for war crimes and violations of human rights in the country.  Instead, over the last year, the Sri Lankan government has continued its assault on civil society, human rights defenders and media.

Afghan authorities should investigate the arrests and possible torture of peaceful protesters by security forces in Kabul, Human Rights Watch said today. The abuses appear intended to silence public dissent against the government.

Dr. Ibrahim B. Syed is President of the Islamic Research Foundation, and a Professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky.

UN peacekeepers on patrol in Sudan’s Abyei region

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for calm in Abyei, an area contested by Sudan and South Sudan, following the killing of a top tribal chief and a UN peacekeeper from the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), as tensions in the area reportedly remain high today.

The hadith you mentioned was from Abu Abdillah (pb), which refers to Imam Sadiq (not Imam Hussein) in which he says: "We are from the Quraysh and our Shias are Arabs and our enemies are Ajams.

Iran's deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs says the al-Nusra Front terrorist group in Syria has used chemical weapons against the Syrian people and army.

 Ayatollah Taskhiri

The Islamic World Peace Forum holds " International Symposium on Diplomacy and Soft Power in the Seerah of the Prophet " In this regard IWPF has had an interview with Ayatollah Taskhiri, chancellor of the supreme council of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, to ask about some concepts considered as the keywords and basic ideas in this regard.

Dr. Ahmad Rasem al-Nafis

The Islamic world peace forum interviewed with Dr. Ahmad Rasem al-Nafis about International Symposium on Diplomacy and Soft Power in the Seerah of the Prophet (pbuh) , you can read the interview in the following:

Press Conference of International Symposium on Diplomacy and Soft Power in the Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH) will be held on Saturday, 4th of May, 10 AM in Espinas International Hotel in Tehran.

A government-appointed commission has rejected international calls for reforming a controversial citizenship law to accommodate the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma.


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