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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has described the Muslim refugees arriving in Europe from conflict zones in the Middle East and North Africa as “Muslim invaders.”

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani proposed that the Islamic Republic and Europe can begin discussions about human rights, provided that Iran would also have the chance to question the shortcomings of Europeans regarding human rights.

The UN's human rights chief voiced alarm Monday at the increasing detention of migrants in Europe, including unaccompanied children, amid widespread anti-migrant rhetoric across the continent.

France and the UK have called for calm in an angry row between Saudi Arabia and the UN but have kept silent on each side's misconduct in dropping Riyadh from a blacklist of children's rights violators.

President of the Supreme Council of the World Forum for proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought urged religious clerics to make a move for introducing Islamic teachings and principles.

As militants of the so-called Islamic State (ISIL) expand their control in Iraq and Syria, the number of Islamophobic attacks have been increasing across the US and Europe, putting Muslim communities in post 9/11 stigmatization.

Kurds have taken to the streets in Istanbul and some other cities across Europe to slam ISIL attacks on the Syrian town of Kobani and the international inaction.

Amid widespread revulsion at ISIS brutality, a strong wave of hostility to extreme Islamist groups is sweeping Muslim communities in the West.

European countries are being urged to grant access to Syrian refugees and to provide a fair asylum procedure.

According to the Pew Islam is growing about 2.9% per year. This is faster than the total world population which increases about 2.3% annually.

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