OIC Watch

  • OIC Seeks "Islamic Human Rights" as Counter to UDHR

    January 03, 2019

    Activists are calling for an upgrade in support, capacity, and legitimacy of international judicial institutions that can respond to critiques about the implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which is promoting an alternative “Islamic human rights” model for Muslims worldwide.

  • Saudi Arabia Leads OIC Condemnation of Israeli Law as Racist

    January 03, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the 57-member-state multilateral entity that claims to represent all the world’s Muslims, led the OIC’s official condemnation of Israel’s new law identifying Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people as racism.

  • World Bank, OIC Prepare New Joint Report on Sharia Finance

    December 18, 2018

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Islamic Development Bank and the World Bank are preparing their second in a series of global reports on sharia-compliant/compatible finance.

  • OIC Trains Junior Diplomats to Promote Global Islamic Agenda

    December 18, 2018

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has instituted regular training courses for junior diplomats, with a curriculum for building diplomatic capacity for promoting the agenda of the OIC to protect the rights of all Muslims globally according to sharia teachings.

  • OIC Finances Trade Initiative Between African, Arab Worlds

    December 13, 2018

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) main funding arm, the International Development Bank, is underwriting a transregional trade and cooperation initiative aiming to integrate trade and infrastructure between the Arab Middle East and the African Continent, with Morocco as the linchpin for coordination.

  • Somalia Hosts OIC Summit in Bid for Economic, Financial Assistance

    December 10, 2018

    The Somalian government recently hosted a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in a bid to seek the global entity’s economic and financial support to the East African state.

  • OIC Stays Engaged on Palestine Issue at the UN

    December 10, 2018

    The 57-member-state Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) commended the UN General Assembly vote to upgrade the status of Palestine in the UN machinery and emphasized the OIC commitment to making Jerusalem the capital of the State of Palestine.

  • Saudis Seek Balance Between Israeli Cooperation, Islamism

    December 05, 2018

    At a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at its headquarters in Jeddah to discuss action on Israel’s recent nation-state law, Saudi Arabia seeks to balance its position as proclaimed global leader of Islam with its diplomatic cooperation with Israel as an anti-Iran ally.

  • Turkey Politicizes Islam at UN Security Council

    December 05, 2018

    A leading member of Turkey’s Islamist government argued that global Muslim demographics and the bloc size of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) means the UN Security Council should be required to have a permanent “Muslim member-state.”

  • Turkey Hosts OIC Youth Media Camp

    December 03, 2018

    The launch in Turkey of an international media camp for youth from member-states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) shows Turkey’s leadership in regional and global OIC efforts to promote media-engagement skills for Muslim youth to discuss Palestinian-Israeli issues and other OIC priorities.

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