Monthly Archives: December 2019

Maat concluded the “Peace Makers Forum” for Southern Mediterranean Youth

Word For Peace Okeil: Civil society should play its role in implementing UNSCR 2250 to integrate youth into peace and security policies Monica Mina: Promoting the positive role of youth is the real promoter of peace Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights concluded the Peace Makers Forum activities. The forum was organized in the framework of Maat’s project on …

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A CRITICAL REFLECTION ON DR. WARIS MAZHARI’S INTERACTIONS at Doordarshan Urdu News Channel

WORDFORPEAC.COM Maulana Waris Mazhari does not give fiery speeches but presents his views with the help of solid arguments. Recently, he advocated reforms in and reconstruction of madrasa curriculum and Islamic jurisprudence during a discussion on Muslim affairs with Mr Sultan Shahin on Doordarshan. Here is an excerpt from the discussion: “The situation is that madrasas exist in India in large numbers. …

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In solidarity with Jamia Millia, Jamia Hamdard Alumni stage play

Word For Peace New Delhi: A play titled ‘Jamiawala Bagh’ was staged outside the Jamia Millia Islamia which has been at the forefront of the protest against the new citizenship law. Protesters associated with Jamia Hamdard Alumni staged the play which portrayed and condemned the police action on the students of Jamia Millia Islamia on the campus premises on 15 …

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Kerala: choir sings carols in skull caps in support of Muslims

Word For Peace While people across India are protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, a group of youngsters in Kerala showed solidarity with protesters by wearing Islamic ensemble during the Christmas carol service in Marthoma Church, Kozhenchery. A video of the carol service was shared by a user @jijoy_matt along with a caption that read, “This is India, no one can …

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Village mosque to give way to road, Sikh family gives land for a new one

Word For Peace BATHINDA: A Sikh family has donated 16 marlas (484 sq yards) of land for the building of a mosque in Machhike village, in Punjab’s Moga district, near the Barnala-Moga highway. The village already has a nearly 200-year-old mosque situated right on the edge of the highway, but it is on the verge of being demolished for a highway widening project. The cost …

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Our Special Relationship with Prophet Jesus(AS)

Word For Peace Together with the lessons we take from God Most High in the Qur’ān and from the words of the Beloved(peace be upon him) in the Sunnah and Companions(RA) – in the reports about Prophet Jesus(AS), the struggle (Jihad) of Prophet Jesus(AS), the lofty character of Prophet  Jesus(AS), the morals of Prophet Jesus(AS) ,the immense rank of Prophet …

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As China plans to ‘rewrite’ Quran (Nauzubillah), Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization threatens China to ‘not cross the redline’

Word For Peace KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization (MAPIM) was outraged by the recent report in the Dailymail by Ryan Fahey dated Dec 24 that China will rewrite the Bible and the Quran to ‘reflect socialist values’ amid crackdown on Muslim Uighur minority. Its president Mohd Azmi Abd Hamid, in a statement, demanded the Chinese authorities …

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Good News from J&K: First I-League match since August 5, Rarest permutation combinations of ownership with a Muslim and a Pandit at the helm

WordForPeace.com Real Kashmir set to play first home match after abrogation of Article 370….. Real Kashmir have made elaborate arrangements since the abrogation of Article 370, allaying the fears of the visiting teams….. Hosts Real Kashmir FC eked through a comfortable 2-1 win against defending champions Chennai City FC in what was their first home match of the Hero I-League 2019 at Srinagar’s TRC Turf Ground …

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Riyadh maintained neutrality over the Kashmir issue at the Kuala Lumpur Summit

WordForPeace.com While the issue of Kashmir was not specifically mentioned by Saudi Arabia as one of the issues from the Muslim world, Riyadh has maintained neutrality over the Kashmir issue since August 5. The division in the Islamic Ummah came to fore with Saudi Arabia advising Malaysia to refrain from splitting Organisation Islamic Conference(OIC) and raising issues related to Muslims …

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