OIC Watch

  • OIC: An Option to Address Human Rights Free Fall in Afghanistan?

    November 23, 2021

    Since the Taliban Islamist regime has taken over Afghanistan there has been a sharp deterioration in human rights conditions, especially for women and ethnic-religious minorities, creating geopolitical opportunities for influence-building by human rights violators such as China and Russia and leading Western observers to speculate whether the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) may be able to influence the Taliban to soften its Islamist extremism by adhering to the OIC’s Independent Permanent Commission on Human Rights.

  • OIC Throws Weight Behind Saudi Bid for Expo 2030 World’s Fair

    November 22, 2021

    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has thrown its full weight behind Saudi Arabia’s bid to host Expo 2030, giving the imprimatur of the 57-member multilateral OIC to Saudi Arabia’s showcasing of its Islamic theocracy on the global platform of the World’s Fair.  

  • OIC Speaks as Global Islamic Bloc in Rebuke of India as Hindu-Muslim Tensions Intensify

    October 13, 2021

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) rebuked the government of India in the wake of voilance against the South Asian country's Muslim population in the northeast province of Assam.

  • OIC Accuses Israel of Human Rights Violations & Demands International Action

    September 15, 2021

    The Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the international community to take action against Israel for violation of the human rights of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons, with the 57-member state organization headquartered in Saudi Arabia condemning Israel for "disproportionate and illegal" actions that violate international law.

  • OIC & GCC Chiefs Discuss Expanding Modes of Cooperation

    August 13, 2021

    The Secretary Generals of the 57 member-state Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) met to discuss expanding the modes of cooperation between the two entities, both of which are dominated by Islamist regimes and Islamic law polities. 

  • OIC Calls for Islamic Principles to Meet COVID Challenges

    August 11, 2021

    Leadership of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)  has called on 57 member-states to apply sharia law principles in addressing challenges of COVID-19 worldwide, stating that the universality of Islamic principles of human rights and human dignity are optimal for resolving the diverse problems of humanity security and racism and intolerance exacerbated by the pandemic. 

  • OIC-Russia Cooperation Highlighted at 2021 Kazan Summit

    August 02, 2021

    The increasing cooperation between the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Russia is the centerpiece of the 12th International Economic Summit on Russia and the Islamic World, held in the geostrategically important city of Kazan linking Northern European and Northwestern Russian trade and commercial routes and centering the fast-growing Muslim demographic in Russia.

  • OIC and Jihadist Groups Condemn Israeli Government & Settlers for Al-Aqsa Changes

    July 27, 2021

    The 57 member-states comprising the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) joined with Islamist groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad in condemnation of the Israeli government and Israeli settler groups for imposing forces to allow for settlers to pray on the al-Aqsa mosque complex in Jerusalem, calling Israel's actions a violation of international law.

  • UAE Hosts OIC Science & Technology Summit

    July 14, 2021

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) hosted the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) second Islamic Summit on Science and Technology, which highlighted advancements in the 57 member-states, but pushed for more active progress on scientific and technological education and innovation on core issues of climate change and food security. 

  • OIC’s Youth Forum Slams Israel in Webinar on Palestine

    June 15, 2021

    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Youth Forum (ICYF) slammed Israel in a recent webinar on the subject of human rights violations in Palestine, with senior OIC officials speaking to the global youth group from the 57 member-states calling for International Criminal Court action against Israel for its human rights record in Palestine.

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