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Speakers of the conference in Istanbul call for political will and a comprehensive strategy to defeat the tragedy of Islamophobia and the anti-Islamic hate crimes.

According to the organizers, the two-day meeting in Istanbul aims to identify practical ways to protect and promote the rights of Muslims and other minorities. (AA)

Speakers at an international conference in Istanbul praised Turkey, Pakistan and Malaysia for their constant efforts against Islamophobia and the tragedy of anti-Islamic hate crimes, and Ankara praised its “knowledge and experience” for Islamic cooperation. Offering to share with other members of the Organization. (OIC).

“As an organization (OIC), we need to work together, strengthen collaboration and use the platform more effectively,” Turkey’s Deputy Minister of Justice Yakup Mogul said at a meeting Wednesday.

Islamic countries need to help those facing discrimination around the world, he told a delegation gathered to discuss the human rights violations faced by Muslims, and Türkiye said with other OIC countries “I”. We are ready to share our knowledge and experience. “

“If we don’t take action, things will get worse,” Mogul said, referring to the occupation of Palestinian land and the brutal eradication of the Rohingya people in Myanmar.

The two-day event is co-sponsored by the Turkish Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC).

In response to the Islamophobia incident in Europe, he called for an “effective” UN and OIC system, saying “Europe should not be allowed to become an unpeaceful place for Muslims.” ..

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Legal safeguard

Haci Ali Acikgul, chair of OIC’s IPHRC, accused Islamic block and its human rights groups of “motivating hatred of Muslims around the world, from Palestine to Kashmir, Nagorno Karabakh, India, Sri Lanka and France. I’m continuing. ” , New Zealand, Central African Republic, and Myanmar. “

Islamophobia has “transformed into a systematic anti-Islamic rhetoric of right-wing radicals that has spread to achieve clear political interests,” he said.

Acikgul said IPHRC has proposed a comprehensive anti-Islamophobia strategy for OIC, but given the scale of the challenge, “OIC and IPHRC efforts alone are not enough.”

“It requires collaborative cooperation by the state, civil society, intellectuals and the media,” he said, praising the leadership of Turkey, Pakistan and Malaysia, “providing a sense of direction and global. “

“We have taken legal safeguards aimed at protecting the sensibilities of all religious groups and activating OIC’s collective efforts to project the true image of Islam and the message of peace and tolerance. I support their call to take, “he said.

Acikgul said Islamophobia “turned into a systematic anti-Islamic rhetoric of right-wing radicals propagated to achieve clear political interests.”

the study It shows that the far-right and anti-Islamic movements have taken hold around the world, especially in Europe, as the refugee crisis has caused nationalism across the continent.

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Palestinian officials emphasize discord within OIC

Palestine’s Deputy Minister for Multilateral Affairs, Ammer Hijaji, blamed some countries’ decisions to normalize relations with Israel, saying, “Because OIC members are not acting in unison. There is a contradiction in our position and actions. “

However, he emphasized that “we are looking for solutions based on respect, dialogue and harmony,” and sought solidarity and support for the Palestinian people.

People in the Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) are “victims of double standards and greater discrimination,” said Huseyin Isiksal, TRNC’s special adviser on international affairs and diplomacy.

However, he argued that Turkish Cypriots “never give up our rights because we are not a minority and are equal to Greek Cypriots.”

Cyprus has been involved in decades of controversy between Greek and Turkish Cypriots, despite a series of diplomatic efforts by the United Nations to achieve a comprehensive reconciliation.

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Source: AA

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