Articles by Umar Farooq

We found 2 results.

Israel’s Assault on Palestinian NGOs Is Shutting off Access to International Community
Umar Farooq | Middle East Eye - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Aug 2022

23 Aug 2022 – Experts say that Israel’s recent assault with overnight raids on Palestinian NGOs and closure of six Palestinian civil society groups will further block ties to international institutions from which they receive most of their funding. To what extent these groups will be able to continue operating with the outside world?

→ read full article

Rohingya Activists Share Stories of Community’s Plight
Umar Farooq | Anadolu Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Feb 2019

9 Feb 2019 – Fear, intimidation, repression and genocide. These are the words used by members of the Rohingya community to describe what is happening to them at the hands of Myanmar’s military forces. New York conference highlights Muslim minority’s predicament and calls on world to pressure Myanmar to stop attacks.

→ read full article