Global Political Islam

  • Polarization and Violence in Libya After Islamist Election Failures

    July 23, 2014

    The drubbing of Islamists in Libya's recent Parliamentary elections has provoked further political polarization in the country and has been met by intensified violence from militia forces led by a former Qaddafist general calling for economic and security reforms in Libya.

  • OIC Visit to Phnom Penh Signals Interest in Muslim Minority of Cambodia

    July 21, 2014

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") sent its first high-ranking delegation to meet with government officials in Phnom Penh, in order to explore specific economic development, investment, and education opportunities for the small Muslim minority population in Cambodia.

  • OIC Chief Condemns ISIS Attacks on Christians in Iraq

    July 21, 2014

    The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") Iyad Ameen Madani has condemned the targeted attacks and atrocities by The Islamic State of Iraq and Sham ("ISIS") against Iraqi Christians as a contradiction of Islam and of the principles of the OIC.

  • OIC Human Rights Committee Condemns Israeli Action in Gaza

    July 21, 2014

    The Independent Permanent Human Rights Committee of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC"), the global organization that identifies itself as the voice of all Muslims worldwide, has characterized Israel's action in Gaza as genocidal, has condemned Israel for violating the religious freedom of Palestinians in Gaza, and has endorsed the call by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to investigate breaches of international law associated with the current conflict in Gaza.

  • Mideast Public Opinion Indicates Concerns with Militant Islam

    July 18, 2014

    The expansion of radical Islamist groups and militant Islamist violence in Africa and Asia is viewed as a serious concern by a broad range of Muslim-majority countries from North Africa to South Asia, according to recent public opinion date released by the Pew Research Project.

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