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(India) Muslim ‘brother’ performs Hindu’s last rites

WordForPeace.com In a stellar example of interfaith brotherhood, the final rites of a Hindu man, whose father is an accused in the 2002 Naroda Gam massacre, were performed by a Muslim man, whose brother is a witness in the riots case. Kishor Thakor, 23, died in a road accident last week, and at his condolence meet on Thursday, Yusuf Malek, …

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UN human-rights council’s final verdict on Rohingyas

WordForPeace.com Aug 28th 2018 A year on from the start of the assault by Myanmar’s army on the Muslim Rohingya of Rakhine state, the UN human-rights council has finally issued its verdict. It is as damning as it is comprehensive. It is unequivocal about the fact there is fully enough evidence to try Burmese army commanders for the most serious …

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Sheima Salam Sumer, a trained counsellor, is the author of How to Be a Happy Muslim Insha’Allah andThe Basic Values of Islam.

WordForPeace.com In this discussion, she reflects on the purpose of life—among the most basic and important questions that we could ask ourselves. Q:   Despite their differences at the level of dogma and ritual, all religions believe in the Hereafter and insist that life does not end with the death of the body because human beings are not their bodies. This is …

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Parents’ Rights After Their Death from Islamic Perspective والدین کے انتقال ہونے کے بعداولاد پر والدین کے حقوق‎

WordForPeace.com غلام غوث صدیقی  والدین کے انتقال ہوجانے کے بعد اولاد پر والدین کے تئیں کیا حقوق ہیں؟ اس سوال کا جواب فتاوی رضویہ (تخریج شدہ) ج ۲۴ میں شامل رسالہ ‘‘الحقوق لطرح العقوق’’ صفحہ ۳۹۲ میں ہے ، جس میں سائل (منشی شوکت علی صاحب فاروقی ) نے اعلی حضرت امام احمد رضا سے سوال کیا کہ والدین کے …

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Fasting: Devotion builds personal relationship with the Divine

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi In Islam, all acts of devotion are aimed at enlightening one’s inner self to build a personal relationship with God. Every year, Ramadan comes as a one-month training course, that helps us develop a strong will to live a completely humane, spiritually inclined and God-conscious life. In fact, the sole purpose of fasting in Islam …

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Message of communal harmony by a Muslim family in a village in Sultanpur

WordForPeace.com Sending a strong message of communal harmony, a Muslim family in a nondescript village in Sultanpur got special cards printed for the Hindu invitees to their daughter’s wedding. Two sets of cards were printed separately for the Hindu and Muslim invitees for the wedding of Mohammad Salim’s daughter, Jahana Bano, with Yusuf Mohammad on April 29 in Baghsarai village …

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Nexus between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Qatari leadership

WordForPeace.com The relationship between the international Muslim Brotherhood organization and the Qatari leadership is strange – it’s a demonic alliance in which each party views the other as a means to an end. This is how it’s like, yet they both maintain this alliance where each party thinks it’s the one exploiting the other. We haven’t heard Qatari leadership’s comment …

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“Woh hamari bhi bachchi thi” (She was our child too): say Hindus living in harmony with ‘Bakarwals; media is wrong about them

WordForPeace.com The decades old relationship between the Bakarwal Muslim community in Rasana village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district and fellow villagers who are predominantly Hindu, was neither acrimonious nor has it become bitter now after the alleged gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from the Bakarwal community, allegedly by eight individuals, including one juvenile. This flies in the …

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“My son is gone. But if anyone moves a little finger to take revenge on his killing, I will leave this mosque and city for ever”: Imam

WordForPeace.com Before starting for Naokhali, Gandhi wrote an aesthetically beautiful line on his perspective on the art of dying: “As it is, all die, but one has to learn by practice how to die a beautiful death. The matter will not be settled even if everybody went to Naokhali and got killed”. Written By S Gopalakrishnan Asansol, West Bengal’s second …

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Whither Muslims?

WordForPeace.com Dr. Aslam Abdullah Challenges before Muslim intellectuals “We condemn violence in Pakistan, Libya, Tehran, Beirut, Damascus, Nigeria and Gaza. Islam is against violence. Islam promotes peace. The silent majority is peaceful. Only a handful are bent on destruction. The violence has its roots in sociopolitical alienation the Muslim masses suffer in the Muslim world. Islam is for freedom of …

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