New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern praises the bravery and courage by worshipers.
The Imam who leads Sunni Muslims in Tboung Khmum province has openly declared that some villagers are actively involved in land grabbing activities.
When her first child – a daughter – was born, Pa Pa Win dreamed of a grand wedding for her many years down the line, with a big celebration in their village in Myanmar’s Mon state.
India to give citizenship to immigrants of religious minorities in Muslim countries.
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Two Muslim women running for Congress – Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar.
Singapore, as chairman of Asean, is convening a Southeast Asia Counter-Terrorism Symposium this week.
Duterte hopes the new expanded Muslim autonomy law will end conflict in Mindanao.
Supporters of the Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group gather in to discuss autonomy.
Taliban announces a surprise three-day ceasefire over the Muslim Eid holiday.
Malaysia’s rulers agree to the government’s choice of a non-Muslim attorney-general.
Muslim fishermen form new community alongside their Buddhist compatriots, writes Ven Rathavong.
Rama Ariadi recently joined a team from Maybank Cambodia that distributed food aid to this Cham community, at the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
A Malaysian university contest seeking ideas to “convert” gay students sparked anger.
Aung San Suu Kyi pulls out of a public speech because she was “not feeling well”.
Sri Lankan police say petrol bombs were hurled at a mosque where three people dead.
A halal certification created by the Cambodian government is now available for companies.
Eileen McCormick met with one of these refugees, transferred to Cambodia, who spent two years trying to get into Australia but was not granted asylum. Twenty-eight-year-old Mohammed Rashid shared his story over arguably the most delicious roti in Phnom Penh.
Indians protest a film portraying a Muslim ruler as the “lover” of a Hindu Queen.
Myanmar’s civilian president calls for reform of a military-drafted constitution.
The Myanmar military is invited as an observer in a major multinational military exercise led by the US and Thailand.
Pope Francis calls for “decisive” international measures on the Rohingya refugee crisis as he visits to Bangladesh.
Pope Francis urges Myanmar’s top Buddhist monks to reconcile people of different ethnicities and religions.
Washington’s top diplomat says he will not yet push for sanctions against Myanmar.
Indonesia’s Constitutional Court affirms the rights of devotees, a move activists welcome as “new chapter for religious freedom”.
Employers must allow all Muslim women to wear headscarves and traditional clothing to work.
The adviser of an Israeli football club resigns after saying he would never sign a Muslim.
A man and a woman allegedly planning to join Islamic State-linked fighters are arrested.
The latest atrocities committed by the Buddhist army and militia against the Rohingya Muslims, will be used by hardliners to further fuel hate and violence in their countries.
Myanmar says it is negotiating with China and Russia to ensure they block any UN Security Council censure over the recent violence.