OIC Watch

  • OIC Places Rights Commission in Saudi Arabia

    May 18, 2017

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) inaugurated the headquarters for its Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission, which is committed to implementing international human rights standards subject to sharia law, in Saudi Arabia to improve the country's negative international image caused by a poor human rights record.

  • OIC Chief Affirms Commitment to Palestine Leadership

    May 09, 2017

    The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the 57-member-state group that claims to represent all Muslims worldwide, met in Saudi Arabia with the Foreign Minister of the Palestinian Authority to reaffirm the OIC's commitment to an independent state of Palestine with its capital in Jerusalem (Al-Quds Al-Sharif).

  • OIC Report Accuses Europe of Anti-Muslim Bias for Dress Restrictions

    April 26, 2017

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)'s Islamophobia Observatory has released a report accusing the European Court of Justice (ECJ) of anti-Muslim bias and social discrimination because of an ECJ decision permitting employers to impose restrictions on certain types of Islamic dress in the workplace.

  • OIC Chief Celebrates First Decade of Islamophobia Observatory

    April 12, 2017

    The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) lauded the 10-year anniversary of the OIC's Islamophobia Observatory, calling on an OIC Expert Group meeting in Istanbul to support the Observatory's continuing mission to “monitor Islamophobia” and “take necessary counter-measures” to “project Islam's true values” and “empower Muslim countries” worldwide.

  • OIC Blasts UN for Withdrawing Israel Report

    March 20, 2017

    The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) issued a strident condemnation of the UN's decision to withdraw a report of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) characterizing Israeli policy toward Palestinians as "apartheid," arguing that the UN has a responsibility to act to end "Israel's racist policies."

  • OIC Pushes Islamic Finance into Kazakhstan

    March 16, 2017

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) sustained commitment to globalize Islamic finance took another step forward with completion of a memorandum of understanding between the Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan (AFK) and the OIC's Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) that advances Islamic finance into Central Asia.

  • Azerbaijan Pushes "Islamic Solidarity" in Caucasus

    March 15, 2017

    The government of Azerbaijan, an active member of the 57-member-state Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), has convened an "Islamic Solidarity Summit - Call of the Time," to discuss Islamic interests and cooperation in the geopolitically crucial and volatile region of the Caucasus.

  • OIC Advances Islamophobia Agenda at UN

    March 08, 2017

    The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which comprises the single largest voting bloc in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), has criticized UNHRC member states for "institutionalized hatred and discrimination" against Muslims.

  • OIC Plans Conference on Stability in Afghanistan

    March 01, 2017

    The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has announced that the 57-member-state body claiming to represent Muslims worldwide plans to sponsor an International Muslim Ulema Conference to explore corrective measures for competing interpretations of Islam that continue to make Afghanistan a failed state and conflict zone.

  • UN, OIC Sign Two-Year Refugee Action Plan

    February 21, 2017

    The UN High Commission for Refugees and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have announced a joint two-year action plan for enhanced cooperation to alleviate global refugee and forced migration flows, including enhanced protections for asylum seekers and refugees in the 57 member states that the OIC represents on behalf of Muslims worldwide.

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