Current Affairs

مغربی دانشوروں کی اسلامی تحقیقات – Rethinking Ibn Arabi

WordForPeace.com منظر الاسلام ازہری مغربی دنیا بالخصوص امریکا میں اسلام کو پڑھنے اور علمائے اسلام پر تحقیقات کا رواج قدیم ہے،پہلے اسلامی موضوعات پر قلم اٹھانے والے اکثر مستشرقین ہوا کرتے تھے ، جن کا مقصد تحقیق کم اور تنقید زیادہ ہوتی تھی۔ اکیسویں صدی میں یہ رجحان کم ہوگیاہے ، اب اسلامی موضوعات پر قلم اٹھانے والے محققین کی …

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Pakistan’s troubled path to democracy: a history replete with coups and dictatorships

WordForPeace.com Jul 20, 2018 Islamabad: Pakistan’s powerful military says it is taking “no direct role” in the 25 July election, but a history of coups and dictatorships is fuelling fears over the balance of power in civil-military relations. Here is a brief overview of Pakistan’s troubled path to democracy under the shadow of military rule. Representational image. Reuters Chaos and the …

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Radical groups trying to introduce ‘political Islam’ in Kerala

WordForPeace.com The common thread that binds all these outfits is Qutbism and Mouridism which stands for “political Islam” in Kerala.. The murder of Students Federation of India (SFI) leader Abhimanyu at Maharaja’s College in Ernakulam on 1 July is widely viewed by Muslim scholars and social critics as a strong political message sent out by Social Democratic Front of India …

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Convert warlords into ‘peace-lords’

WordForPeace.com JULY 19, 2018 Afghanistan is struggling to achieve peace and stability. In the process, the government has to cope with both the problem of insurgency on one side and the warlords’ atrocities on the other. The latter problem was seen most recently in the case of Nizamuddin Qaisari, a militia commander in the country’s north. The government led by …

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SDPI and the ilk Misinterpret the Quran and Hadith to Justify Their Terror Deeds: Indian Sunni leader

WordForPeace.com Jul 19, 2018 KOZHIKODE: Indian Sunni leader Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musaliar has said that no one has entrusted the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) with the task of taking to the streets to protect the Muslim cause. Addressing a news conference here on Wednesday, he said that certain organizations are misinterpreting the Quran and Hadees to justify their …

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UNHRC ‘greatest failure’: Nikki Haley defends US withdrawal

WordForPeace.com Jul 19, 2018 ‘Judged by how far it has fallen short of its promise, the Human Rights Council is the United Nations’ greatest failure,’ Haley said. United Nations: Terming the Human Rights Council as the United Nations’ “greatest failure”, US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has alleged that the institution has provided cover for the world’s most inhumane …

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Why Every Woman Prisoner in a Pakistani Jail Is Sentenced To Death?

WordForPeace.com By Rafia Zakaria July 18, 2018 NO ONE, it can safely be assumed, wants to see the inside of a prison in real life. The clicking of locks, the slamming of doors and the endless cacophony of the prisoners left behind and locked up is the material of nightmares. Where actual prisons are concerned, few in Pakistan have any …

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How Indian women smashed patriarchy in a backward region

WordForPeace.com Once very suppressed, women in a community in the impoverished Bundelkhand region of central India are now standing up for their rights and turning their lives around. India’s second largest state Madhya Pradesh is in the Bundelkhand region. In the state’s Tikamgarh district, women in communities which depend on freshwater fish farming for their livelihoods had been trapped under …

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India’s top court orders legislation to curb lynchings

WordForPeace.com Court of India on Tuesday asked the government to draft legislation to curb the growing incidents of lynchings and mob violence in the country. The top court condemned the violence against minority communities, which it termed “horrendous acts of mobocracy.” The three-judge bench was led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and said it was the obligation of …

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Pakistan General Election: Political parties, rights organisations decry ‘blatant and aggressive’ rigging ahead of polls

WordForPeace.com Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), a widely-respected rights watchdog, recently decried the “blatant, aggressive and unabashed attempts to manipulate the outcome of the upcoming elections”, in an unusually scathing statement, which was followed by a press conference. Expressing their reservations regarding the prevailing political environment ahead of the General Elections, which are scheduled to be held in less than …

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