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Utter Disregard for Innocent Lives

Utter Disregard for Innocent Lives

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sri Lanka Terror Attacks on Easter Should Unite Us Against Hate BY EJAZ NAQVI Just about a month ago, I wrote about the terror attacks on two Christchurch mosques during Friday prayers. The details are still emerging but there has been a series of terror attacks on churches and hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka on […]

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WOMEN

WOMEN

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Oppression of Women has nothing to do with Islam, rather It is the consequence of Cultural Practices. By Adil Hussain Bhat Women constitute one half of the society. This gives birth to the other half, So it is as if they are the entire society (Ibn-taymiyyah). Women in Muslim societies are thought to be subjugated, […]

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Invokes Muslims to follow  Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh)

Invokes Muslims to follow Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh)

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

New Zealand Terror Attack As Muslims, we need to keep his message of kindness alive and bring to fruition what he was all about Rahmutul Aalameen By Dr. Mike Ghouse Forty Nine people have been shot dead and 20 injured. The tragedy in New Zealand invokes Muslims to follow Prophet Muhammad. Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) was […]

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No Heaven for Terrorists

No Heaven for Terrorists

| March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

I have spent my life studying Islam and can say with conviction that this kind of violent ideology, while being a permanent threat to world peace, has nothing to do with Islam. By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan The suicide attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on February 14, 2019, was a dastardly act […]

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Hashimpura’s Ghosts

Hashimpura’s Ghosts

| December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The High court verdict on the custodial killings provides some consolation. But 30 years on, questions remain. By Vibhuti Narain Rai The recent judgment of the Delhi High Court reversing the decision of the lower court acquitting Uttar Pradesh’s Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel in the biggest case of custodial killings since Independence should have been […]

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Fahmida Riaz

| December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Progressive Urdu writer and poet Fahmida Riaz of Pakistan died on November 21 in Lahore. She was 72. Fahmida authored 15 books on fiction and poetry and remained at the centre of controversies. During Ziaul Haque regime in Pakistan, she took asylum in India and was a poet-in residence at the Jamia Millia Islamia. Her […]

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The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize – Spotlighting an Epidemic of Sexual Violence

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize – Spotlighting an Epidemic of Sexual Violence

| November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The joint recognition of Murad and Mukwege was an ingenious way for the Nobel Prize Committee to highlight sexual violence against women worldwide. By Baria Alamuddin It was her unbearably sorrowful eyes that struck me most viscerally when I first met Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad. These eyes bore hauntingly eloquent testimony to the […]

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The Endgame of Triple Talaq

The Endgame of Triple Talaq

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Criminalising triple talaq will not save marriage from arbitrary divorce By Flavia Agnes The Union Government has finally done what it has been threatening to do for quite some time now. That is Parliament does not pass the Bill, it will bring in an Ordinance to criminalise triple talaq. Ostensibly, this is done to save […]

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It’s Time to Recollect Mahatma Gandhi’s Views on Namaz

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mahatma Gandhi ensured that nothing stood in the way from preventing Muslims from offering namaz. He believed that preventing it was against the Sarva Dharma Sama Bhava, the foundational pillar of secularism enshrined in our Constitution. By S.N Sahu People offer namaz on the first Friday of the holy month ramzan, Eqra Masjid, Ranchi, May […]

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Avoiding the Trap of Rhetoric

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Utopian dreams can lead to unconventional tools disruptive of peace and harmony. Muslim youth must be wary of them, says Maqbool Ahmed Siraj There is something called getting ‘trapped into one’s own rhetoric’. It is happening with Muslims all over the world. Several ‘Islamic’ movements, jamaats and organizations have been promoting concepts like ‘Ummah state’, […]

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