Tag: HUMANITARIAN

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Calls for ceasefire in Idlib, ahead of potential “bloodbath”

President Erdogan: “Any attack launched or to be launched on Idlib will result in a disaster, massacre and a very big humanitarian tragedy”

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Genocide of the Rohingya: Erdogan insists on a firmer strategy

In light of the recent news of the on-going persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has urged Muslim countries to help stop the cruelty against the Rohingya Muslims by using “every means available". During the opening session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Astana, President Erdoğan

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Erdogan: We aim to build more liveable camps for Rohingya Muslims

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated that, his country will attempt to build more liveable camps for those who are fleeing persecution to Bangladesh from the nearby Rakhine state in Myanmar. Speaking to journalists at the Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport before leaving to Astana for an OIC summit, Erdoğan

Turkey Ranked Second in the World for Most Humanitarian Aid

The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2017 reveals that, as well as being the provider of the second largest amount of humanitarian assistance, Turkey provides the most humanitarian assistance as percentage of gross national income...

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“Muslims charities have been aiding since 3am” – Grenfell fire response

Since the tragic event at the Grenfell tower – in North Kensington, West London – began to unfold, volunteers across many Muslim charities began scrambling to help those in need. According to reports from the volunteers involved in this cause, there were volunteers distributing crates of water to the victims

Virtual Reality Refugees

Meet the man bringing the issue of immigration detention centres in the UK to the world’s attention through virtual reality film. On a microscopic level, I introduce Darren Emerson, the innovative Director, filmmaker and founder of VR city who simulated a 360° virtual reality film depicting life in the UK immigrant

#AleppoIsDying – “What Use is Protesting?”

I have seen many comments and messages from people questioning the point of petitions, demonstrations, lobbying campaigns and even prayer to try and stop the ongoing genocide in Aleppo. People are frustrated and feel they must do something. Others question the usefulness but do not offer alternative solutions. There are

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Calamities are the time for Qunūt

During atrocities and calamities, we need to engage in Qunūt (collectively supplicating to Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla).

#AleppoIsDying but her people are victorious

Never in the history of war has the world been able to follow, up close and personal, the lives and the news of people who have suffered during a brutal war.  However, we have watched and read in disbelief as the people have sent their ‘final’ messages from besieged eastern Aleppo.  Whose