Global Political Islam

  • 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.

  • Boko Haram Committing Comprehensive Violence Against Civilians in Nigeria

    July 18, 2014

    Human Rights Watch has compiled reliable data showing that the extremist Islamist group, Boko Haram, has committed widespread violence and atrocities against civilians in Nigeria, as part of its standard terror tactics aimed at imposing sharia law throughout the country.

  • Islamism Provoking Societal Divisions and Security Threats in Britain

    July 18, 2014

    Political, media, and security sources in Britain are voicing serious concerns about the societal divisions and security threats associated with the spread of sharia-based practices among segments of Britain's Muslim citizenry and the activities of British jihadi fighters returning from Syria.

  • Experts Predict Strong Growth, Globalization of Islamic Finance

    July 18, 2014

    International financial experts predict that sharia-based economic growth will be especially robust over the next half decade, with "demographics, devotion, and disposable income" fueling the aggressive spread of Islamic finance and banking practices in both Asia and advanced OECD countries.

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