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OIC expresses concern over issues faced by Muslims in India

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

23rd Dec, 2019. 12:18 pm
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OIC Islamophobia

The organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has shown concern over the critical problems happening in India.

According to details, OIC has expressed deep concern over the ongoing situation in India happening after Babri Masjid case and acceptance of the Citizenship amendment bill.

OIC had issued a statement in which the General Secretariat has stated that OIC is aware of the crisis that occurred to the Muslim minority population in India after the Babri Masjid case and Citizenship bill.

OIC restated its call to maintain the protection of Muslim Minority and Islamic sacred places in India.

The organization repeated the significance of upholding the rules and stated in the charter of the United Nations and related international organizations that ensure the rights of minority groups without differences.

Any activity against such obligations may cause further unrest and may cause a threat to peace and security in the regions.

Indian police banned protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Given that OIC is the second largest inter-governmental organization consisting of 57 member states. This is the second-largest after the United Nations.

OIC acts as a voice of the Muslim world to maintain and ensure their rights on economic, political and social areas. The Headquarter is located in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Indian Parliament passes anti-Muslim Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

given that Indian Parliament had passed the Citizen Amendment Bill (CAB 2019) after getting 311 votes. The bill was passed after a huge debate between the government and the opposition.

CAB 2019 proposed, Hindus, Christians, Parsis, Sikhs, and Jains will get Indian citizenship. In addition to this, Buddhists living and suffering in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan who want to settle in India can get citizenship as well.

The bill got huge criticism from the opposition, as they claimed that the bill victimizes the rights of Muslims based on their religion.

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