Jihadism

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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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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Violent Extremist or Political Candidate? In Pakistan Election, You Can Be Both

WordForPeace.com By Maria Abi-Habib, Shah Meer Baloch and Zia ur-Rehman July 17, 2018 KARACHI, Pakistan — Aurangzeb Farooqi is a leader of a political party that is banned in Pakistan for espousing sectarian violence. He faces charges of spreading religious hatred that was linked to the murders of several Shiite activists. He is also a candidate for national political office, …

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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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Hafiz Saeed’s Milli Muslim League declared terrorist outfit ahead of general elections in Pakistan

WordForPeace.com Washington: In a major move ahead of the general elections in Pakistan, the US on Friday designated Milli Muslim League (MML), the political front of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud Dawa(JuD), as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO). In a simultaneous move, seven members of MML central leadership body have been designated as foreign terrorist. The US also added Tehreek-e-Azadi-e-Kashmir (TAJK) to the …

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Cyber Jihad: The biggest challenge in Kashmir

WordForPeace.com A generalist attitude towards terrorist propaganda on social media will not work. A strategic narrative communicating the other side of the story needs to be presented before the Valley. Two years after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was gunned-down, the ‘Burhanwali Aazadi’ sentiment propagated by his followers has added fuel to home-grown insurgency in Kashmir. Infatuated by their idol, …

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JNU will not start Islamic terrorism Course

WordForPeace.com The registrar of JNU in a letter addressed to Jamiat Ulam-i-Hind refutes any such plan New Delhi, July 5, 2018:- Mr. Paramod Kumar, registrar of JNU in a letter addressed to Maulana Mahmod Madani, General Secretary of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has clarified that there is no plan for starting courses on Islamic terrorism in JNU. He also went on clarifying …

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