Politics

The Rohingya Are the New Palestinians

The systematic persecution of Palestinians has long occupied a place in the consciousness of the¬†ummah, the global community of Muslims. Muslims worldwide have watched for decades as Palestinians have been repeatedly displaced, subjected to disproportionate collective punishment, and denied statehood. While the Israeli occupation continues to stir up feelings of anger and powerlessness, another ethnic… Continue reading The Rohingya Are the New Palestinians

Politics

It’s Time for World Leaders to Finally Stop the Slow Genocide of Rohingya Muslims

Speaking recently to pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter’s Square in Rome, Pope Francis called for an end to the violent persecution of the minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The Pope, who has promoted the “dialogue of civilizations” and the “culture of encounters,” continues to be a vocal advocate of religious freedom and critic of… Continue reading It’s Time for World Leaders to Finally Stop the Slow Genocide of Rohingya Muslims