The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (#OIC) expresses it deep concern over the pronouncement of life sentence for one of the most prominent #Kashmiri leaders, Mr. #YasinMalik, who has been leading a peaceful freedom struggle for many decades.
Reiterating its solidarity with the people of #Jammu and #Kashmir, the #OIC General Secretariat urges the international community to ensure that the legitimate struggle of the #Kashmiris for the realization of their rights must not be equated with #terrorism.
The General Secretariat calls on the Government of #India to release all #Kashmiri leaders unfairly incarcerated, halt forthwith the gross and systematic persecution of Kashmiris in the #Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and #Kashmir (IIOJK);…
#OIC General Secretariat welcomed the announcement made today 27 May 2022 by the de facto authorities in #Afghanistan about the establishment of an eight-member committee to facilitate the reopening of secondary #schools for #Afghan#girls.
This development, the General Secretariat indicated, bears the much-awaited promise of fulfilling an earlier commitment made by the de facto authorities to allow girls above Class 6 to return to schools.
The announced formation of the committee, the General Secretariat pointed out, is a positive sign that will hopefully culminate in tangible steps towards effectively and expeditiously granting #Afghan#girls their fundamental right to #education.
#OIC General Secretariat has vigorously condemned the explosion against a mosque in #Afghanistan’s capital city, #Kabul. It just as strongly condemned the three blasts that ripped through three minibuses in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Read more: oic-oci.org/topic/?t_id=3693…
#OIC Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. #Hissein_Brahim_Taha, expressed his deep sorrow for the death of 11 newborn #babies in the fire that broke out in the neo-natal ward of Abdulaziz Sy Dabakh Hospital in Tivaouane, north of the #Senegalese capital, #Dakar.
The OIC Secretary-General expressed his solidarity and sympathy with the #mothers of the new born #babies and their families, praying to Allah the Almighty to strengthen their hearts and grant them patience and solace. Read more: oic-oci.org/topic/?t_id=3693…#Senegal
During his official visit to the United States of America, the #OIC Secretary-General, H. E. Mr. #Hissein_Brahim_Taha, met today, May 25, 2022 at the headquarters of the State Department in #Washington, DC, with the US Secretary of State, H. E. Mr. Anthony Blinken.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral relations between the OIC & the USA & ways to enhance and develop them. They also discussed the outcome of the inaugural strategic dialogue between the OIC & the United States, which was held on May 23-24, 2022 in #Washington.
The two sides agreed on the importance of consolidating these relations in various fields, in light of the challenges facing the world, foremost of which are the situations in the #MiddleEast, #Africa and #Asia.
The two sides also agreed on the importance of continuing consultation on various topics that top the agenda of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the United States of America, foremost of which is the fight against #terrorism, #extremism and #Islamophobia.
The Concordia Forum hosted a reception in honor of the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (#OIC), His Excellency Mr. #Hissein_Brahim_Taha, on the sidelines of his official visit to the United States of America.
The discussions on the final day of the strategic dialogue included topics of common interest, foremost of which was combating #Islamophobia and #hatespeech, the conditions of Muslim societies and groups in non-OIC countries, religious freedoms, freedom of expression,…