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UN Secretary-General: “The Holy Koran Says Protection Should be Granted to Believers and Non-believers”

Homerefugee protection was deeply rooted in the culture and in the tradition of the Muslim world. Since the very beginning, the most beautiful sentence about refugee protection, is as my good friend Hisham Badr, that was president of the UNHCR Committee for one year knows, very well, is a sentence that is in the Surah Al-Tawbah of the Holy Koran that says that protection should be granted to believers and non-believers. And for those that today attack Islam, considering it to be an intolerant religion, the truth is that in refugee protection it was very clear that it is a faith of tolerance, of solidarity, a faith of humanism that is important to recognize when we talk about Islam today.MORE:  un.org

What You Should Know About the Muslim Free Hospital That Everyone is Rooting For

…This is extraordinary, considering the situation of Muslims in Myanmar. Muslims make up only 4% of the population. In the Rakhine state, Rohingya Muslims have suffered years of hardship and are deemed by the United Nations as one of the world’s most persecuted minorities. “Men, women, children, whole families and entire villages have been attacked and abused, as a form of collective punishment,” said Rafendi Djamin, Amnesty International’s Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific….more: MVSLIM.COM|

Medical Mecca: Muslims Quietly Serving Jacksonville Community

“I lost my job because I couldn’t work at the time that I had the stroke,” Tilley told News4Jax. He also lost his insurance. With no money to pay the bills, he wasn’t able to get the medical treatments he needed — until someone referred him to the clinic.