Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi welcomed Mr Ahmadinejad at Cairo airport as he disembarked from the plane, television footage showed.Mr Ahmadinejad, who is on a three-day visit, will attend an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation...Show More Summary
During the very week that Obama official Anne Casper attended the Organization of Islamic Cooperation's "Symposium on Defamation of Islam," news has leaked that Florida Imam Abu Taubah had alleged ties to "Blind Sheikh" Omar Abdel Rahman. The Blind Sheikh was prosecuted and is incarcerated over the 1993 World Trade Center bombings. Show More Summary
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) erased the name of a U.S. official attending a Monday conference in Saudi Arabia today on banning “defamation of Islam” The first post on the OIC website mentioned the fact that U.S. Consul General in Jeddah Anne Casper would be attending. Show More Summary
An Obama administration official reportedly attended a Monday meeting with Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) officials to work on banning any speech that "associates Islam or Islamists to violence." The official was U.S. Consul...Show More Summary
The Obama Administration was scheduled to meet today with Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) officials to work on banning defamation of Islam – including any speech that associates Islam or Islamists to violence. U.S. Consul General in Jeddah Anne Casper … Continue reading ?
Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu of Turkey is the first by-vote-elected secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the second largest international body after the United Nations. Dr. H.A. Hellyer, non-resident fellow of the...Show More Summary
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has proposed the establishment of an office in Myanmar to help the Muslim minority in the country. The government initially agreed but changed its decision after protests erupted in many parts of the country. Show More Summary
While recent events have allowed our critics to perpetuate a falsehood about the OIC's position on defamation, we must remember that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has made great advances on both freedom of religion and freedom of speech.
Thousands of Buddhist monks marched in Myanmar's two biggest cities to protest against efforts by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to help Rohingya Muslims and blocked the opening of an OIC office.
Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said his 57-nation body would not try again for United Nations support to ban insults to religion, but appealed for states to apply hate-speech laws concerning Islam.
(RANGOON, Burma) — Burma’s government said it would not allow the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to open a liaison office after thousands of Buddhist monks and laymen marched Monday to protest the plan. Sectarian tensions have been running high in Burma’s western Rakhine state after clashes broke out in June between the Buddhist Rakhine community [...]
Over the past week, leaders of several Muslim countries, joined by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, have come before the United Nations to call for restrictions on freedom of expression. They’ve pointed to The Innocence of Muslims, a video that insulted the prophet Mohammed and sparked riots across the world. Show More Summary
On Wednesday at the UN General Assembly, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will seek to criminalize free speech and institute international blasphemy laws. The Organization of the Islamic Conference is a 56-state group (56...Show More Summary
The Washington Times reports on a movement in the United Nations which seeks to ban insults and muzzle freedom of speech in member nations; Turkey heads the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, a body of 57 nations, which has long pushed for a U.N. resolution condemning the “defamation of religion.” Nonbinding versions of the resolution have [...]
The most prestigious group of Sunni Islamic scholars and jurists in the world called on American Muslims to “immediately start legal action to prosecute those who offend Islam” and called on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Reuters reports that the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will revive long-standing attempts to make insults against religions an international criminal offense. Now the timing is perfect, but why would anyone...Show More Summary
In December the Obama Administration pushed a UN resolution that banned criticism of Islam. The Obama Administration helped the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) push through their resolution condemning the stereotyping, negative profiling and stigmatization of people based on religion. … Continue reading ?
Syria is expelled from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation days after rebels shot down a warplane.
The Organization of the Islamic Conference has suspended Syria: The 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has suspended Syria, with OIC chief Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu saying early Thursday the move sent "a strong message" to Damascus. A...Show More Summary
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation suspended Syria’s membership early on Thursday at a summit of Muslim leaders in Mecca, citing President Bashar al-Assad’s violent suppression of the Syrian revolt. “The conference decides to suspend...Show More Summary