OIC Watch

  • EU Envoy Explores Cooperation with OIC

    June 02, 2017

    The EU Ambassador to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) met with OIC Secretary-General in Saudi Arabia to expand on concrete modalities for EU-OIC cooperation on "peace, dialogue, and counter-terrorism," with the OIC leader speaking on behalf of the 57-member-state global organization that claims to represent Muslims worldwide.

  • OIC Fund Continues Growth in Islamic Project Finance

    May 31, 2017

    The Islamic Solidarity Fund, established by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to support education and welfare needs and micro-financing opportunities in the poorest of the organization's 57-member states, reports that sustained contributions from key OIC member-states enabled continuing growth in project financing during 2017.

  • OIC Chief Calls for Global Muslim Solidarity

    May 26, 2017

    The Secretary-General of the 57-member-state Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called on Muslims worldwide to show solidarity in "rallying the forces and safeguarding the rights" of the global Islamic community (ummah) against threats and characterized the Saudi Arabia-based OIC as the voice of moderation in international Islam.

  • Russia, OIC Host Islamic Economic Summit

    May 22, 2017

    The strategic economic cooperation between the Russian government and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is on full display at this week's 9th Islamic World International Summit in the Russian city of Kazan, with over 50 countries participating in an economic "Expo" to boost Islamic investment in the Russian region of Tatarstan.

  • OIC Group Announces $1 Billion in Trade, Finance Support

    May 22, 2017

    The Saudi-based International Trade and Finance Corporation (ITFC), part of the diverse entities comprising the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), announced that it will sign $1 billion in new financing frameworks this week to support the development of strategic economic sectors in OIC member states, especially in Africa.

  • 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."

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