Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020
Category: Islam & Media

389 journalists were jailed in 2019, half in China, Egypt and Saudi Arabia – Report

Although fewer journalists are dying, more are being detained, according to Reporters Without Borders. FORTY NINE JOURNALISTS were killed in 2019, Reporters Without Borders said this week, the lowest death toll in 16 years. Reporters who died this year mostly died covering conflicts in Yemen, Syria and Afghanistan, the Paris-based watchdog said, which warned that “journalism remains […]

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Ruthless India police, the opposite of what they portray in Bollywood

Indian Police under Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government are now showing their true colors, different from the heroic feats they show us in their key propaganda tool, Bollywood. They’re brutal and show no mercy to anything Islam and the Muslims, a reflection of their manhandling of the varsity students protesting the exclusion of Indian Muslims from […]

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Fountain University honours Muslim News Publisher with ‘Muslim Media Rights’ Award 

The Department of Mass Communication, Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, has honoured the Publisher of Muslim News Nigeria, Mallam Rasheed Abubakar with the Muslim Media Rights Award for his outstanding and innovative contributions to the ‘Muslim media Rights in Nigeria’. The plaque bestowing the honour was presented to him by the Head of Department (HOD), […]

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Love for Music: Aren’t we getting it wrong?

I went speechless when I saw the video of some secondary school students (mostly girls in the hijab – Muslims headscarf) who came out in their hundreds to receive a Nigerian youngster, Korede Bello during his performance in the neighbouring Niger Republic, recently. They were seen in the video, screaming and swarming around the artiste […]

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Matters Arising: Sahara Reporters, Boko Haram and The Muslim 500 list

The publisher of ‘The Muslim 500’, the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre has released the much awaited 2020 edition of the annual compilation that ranks the most influential Muslims in the world.  Sahara Reporters, an online medium broke the news on Wednesday, with what many critics believe to be a sensational headline: ‘EXCLUSIVE: Buhari, Boko […]

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Mosque demolitions across China raise fears over escalating persecution of Uighur Muslims

Chinese Communist Party crackdown on Muslim population spreading as Xi Jinping sees dissent In China’s northwest, the government is stripping the most overt expressions of the Islamic faith from a picturesque valley where most residents are devout Muslims. Authorities have destroyed domes and minarets on mosques, including one in a small village near Linxia, a city […]

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Scholars, researchers gathered for IIIT/BUK Colloquium on media research in the Muslim world

A one-day post-graduate colloquium, held on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at the Department of Mass Communication, Bayero University, Kano had media scholars and researchers in attendance. MUSLIM NEWS NIGERIA Reports… The post graduate students of Mass Communication department and few others with Social Science background from Bayero University, Kano State, converged at the Faculty of […]

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