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Dawda Jallow is new Minister of Justice as Tambadou takes up UN Job

By Kebba Jeffang on June 25, 2020 The Office of the President of the Republic of The Gambia wishes to inform the general public that the Honourable Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Republic of The Gambia, Mr Abubacarr Marie Tambadou, has submitted his resignation as Attorney General and Minister of Justice to […]

Coronavirus: China rejects call for probe into origins of disease

24 April 2020 China has rejected calls for an independent international investigation into the origin of the coronavirus. A top diplomat in the UK, Chen Wen told the BBC the demands were politically motivated and would divert China’s attention from fighting the pandemic. Information about the origin of Covid-19 and how it initially spread could […]

Canada Prime Minister a message on Ramdan (23-4-2020)

  Wishing a blessed Ramadan to Muslims observing the month at home this year. By coming together virtually, we’ll be able to stay connected and still honour the values at the heart of Islam – compassion, peace, and service to others. Ramadan Mubarak! https://bit.ly/3cFPNm4 Statement by the Prime Minister on Ramadan April 23, 2020 Ottawa, […]

Trump Tells Americans to Wear Hijab & Niqab to Protect Them From Coronavirus

We all very well know that the most devastating attack of the coronavirus is in the United States of America. Now around 450,000+ cases have been reported from the U.S.A  and more than 15,000 deaths have been reported so far. Indeed, the USA is severely affected by the outbreak of the virus. Today we marked […]

Men Arrested In Bangkok For Selling Over 45,000 Fake COVID-19 Test Kits

Fake test kits found in Bangkok Images adapted from: Thansettakij It’s not just COVID-19 itself that we should be cautious of, but also of those who take advantage of innocent people during this harsh period of time. On 8th April 2020, Police Lieutenant General Permpun Chitchob, the Assistant Commissioner–General reported a case of fake COVID-19 […]

Egyptian lawyer demands China pay $10 trillion in coronavirus damages Mohamed Talaat

Mohamed Talaat urges El-Sisi to take up the case and to form a committee to help take the issue to highest authorities CAIRO: Social media users in Egypt have shared an injunction issued by an Egyptian lawyer to Chinese President Xi Jinping calling on China to pay $10 trillion due to the damages caused by […]

Corona virus panic grips Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Aljazeera 2020.03.26 Experts say vulnerable populations such as the Rohingya will likely be disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Rohingya refugees, without wearing any mask or any other safety gear, gather along a market area in Kutupalong refugee camp [Suzauddin Rubel/AFP]  Experts and activists have warned that about one million Rohingya refugees living in the crowded and […]

UN Investigator Wants Myanmar Brought Before International Criminal Court

VOA Lisa Schlein March 10, 2020 FILE – U.N. Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee speaks during a press conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Jan. 23, 2020. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – A U.N. investigator is calling for Myanmar to be referred to the International Criminal Court and tried for alleged international crimes, including the persecution of ethnic minorities that […]

‘None of Us Have a Fear of Corona’: The Faithful at an Outbreak’s Center

The New York Times By Hannah Beech March 20, 2020 A gathering of 16,000 at a Malaysian mosque became the pandemic’s largest known vector in Southeast Asia, spreading the coronavirus to half a dozen countries.  A mosque in the Philippines run by Tablighi Jamaat, an Islamic missionary movement. A Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Malaysia has […]

Search for 2,000 Rohingya for Covid-19 checks in Malaysia

theSundaily 19 Mar 2020 KUALA LUMPUR: The authorities are scrambling to track down about 2,000 Rohingya men who attended a religious gathering that has led to a big spike in coronavirus cases across Southeast Asia, a security source and two other people told Reuters. More than 100,000 Rohingya live in Malaysia after fleeing from Myanmar, […]