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‘I’m holding my death certificate’

International | Shiite Muslims fear extermination in Nigeria
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/06/18, 03:15 pm

ABUJA, Nigeria—Nigerian security forces last week shot and killed 42 members of a Shiite Islamic movement during a violent crackdown on protests in the nation’s capital. The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) staged a religious procession to coincide with a three-day protest demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky.

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Travel ban likely will survive Supreme Court review

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 4/25/18, 02:28 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday concerning President Donald Trump’s executive order to block travel from terror-prone countries. The case will determine whether the U.S. government can keep people out of the country indefinitely based on nationality. Opponents contend the ban—which blocks travel from seven countries, five of which have majority Muslim populations—is designed to exclude Muslims from the United States.

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Hundreds of thousands to help

Myanmar | Christian missionaries offer assistance to Rohingya Muslims amid a state-driven humanitarian crisis
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/08/17, 07:38 pm

In Shamlapur, a fishing village in Bangladesh, 52 Rohingya Muslim families pitched their tents in the backyard of a local fisherman’s home. A communal well and latrine stood in a corner. Smoke from burning firewood wafted through the air. They all had terrible stories to tell: how Myanmar’s military killed their villagers and family members, how families had to separate to escape, how they struggled to pay for an expensive and risky boat ride across the Bay of Bengal into neighboring Bangladesh.

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