OIC Denounces acts of violence against Muslims in India

A Hindu procession marking Ram Navami set fire to a mosque in Biharsharif |Photo: Internet

By Special Correspondent

Jeddah: The 57-member nation strong Islamic body the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed deep concern over violence against the Indian Muslims at different of part of country on the occasion of Ram Navami.

OIC General Secretariat based in Jeddah issued a statement on Tuesday and the Indian government to action against perpetrators violence and  protect the Muslim community.

“The General Secretariat of  the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has followed with deep concern the acts of violence and vandalism targeting Muslim community in several states in India during the Ram Navami processions, including the burning of a madrasa and its library by an extremist Hindu mob in Bihar Sharif on 31 March 2023” it said in a statement issued by Secretariat.

OIC statement on violence against Muslims in India.

The OIC General Secretariat denounces such provocative acts of violence and vandalism, which are a vivid manifestation of mounting Islamophobia and systemic targeting of the Muslim community in India. The OIC General Secretariat calls upon the Indian authorities to take firm actions against the instigators and perpetrators of such acts and to ensure the safety, security, rights, and dignity of the Muslim community in the country.”



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