Jihadism

Soon at JNU, course on ‘Islamic terrorism’: JNUSU says it’s “propaganda of Islamophobia in the name of academic courses”

WordForPeace.com The Jawaharlal Nehru University is learnt to have given in-principle approval to the study of ‘Islamic Terrorism’ by a new centre on national security, in an Academic Council (AC) meeting held on Friday. Like in the recent past, the meeting was marred by a section of members alleging they were not permitted to speak. Sources said a proposal to …

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Ramazan ceasefire in Kashmir: Only Hizb’s reciprocity to New Delhi’s offer would offer a clue as to the longevity of the ceasefire

WordForPeace.com Public opinion largely favours the Centre’s move but it remains to be seen if the Hizbul Mujahideen, the biggest militant outfit that draws its cadre from local population, will respond in kind. In Kashmir, it is not the Lashkar-e-Taiba or Jaish-e-Mohammad, but Hizb whose reciprocity to New Delhi’s offer would offer a clue as to the longevity of the …

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A theological appraisal of the ISIS’s twisted interpretation of Islamic teachings: Fiqh al-Dima-The Jurisprudence of Blood

WordForPeace.com The jihadist manual behind the brutality that underpinned Islamic State has been revealed for the first time in new analysis of a 579-page text, written by the Isis ideologue Abu Abdullah al-Muhajir. The text attempts to legitimise the barbarous acts of the jihadist group, including the mutilation of corpses, the trade in human organs, beheading, the killing of children …

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Contrasting Zawahiri’s outlook with Zakir’s outcry: Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind’s Islamic caliphate propaganda is bogus ‘online ideology’

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi In 1991, a jihadist research work titled “The Bitter Harvest: The Muslim Brotherhood in 60 Years” was authored by Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaida’s chief ideologue. It was a sharp confutation of the Egyptian Islamist outfit Ikhwan-ul-Muslimin’s resolution to participate in electoral process and shun the path of violence to achieve its political objectives. An extract of …

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Political approach to tackling terror in India is unfortunately partisan

WordForPeace.com Many people presume that tackling terrorism is primarily the job of the security forces. Here, the onus is placed on the intelligence agencies for gaining information to prevent terror attacks; should the terrorists get lucky, as invariably they sometimes will, then the onus is on the Army and the police to eliminate the threat as quickly as possible. But …

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With prayers for sanity in Kashmir – Book Review

WordForPeace.com Amidst the aggressive debates, terrible violence and atrocious human rights violations in Kashmir, some very serious scholars within the broader social sciences and humanities have been silently working for a more accurate and critical understanding of key issues to produce a more informed and serious dialogue towards resolving the crisis in Kashmir. Professor Chitralekha Zutshi of the College of …

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Rejoinder To The Rhetoric Of ‘Jihad-e-Kashmir’ by Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi कश्मीर में जिहाद के एलान का दंदान शिकन जवाब

WordForPeace.com गुलाम रसूल देहलवी एक दिलचस्प सवाल जो आधुनिक जिहादियों ने उलेमा के सामने रखा है वह ईसा फाज़ली की ओर से उठाया गया था, एक ऐसा उग्रवादी जिसका इनकाउंटर कर दिया गया जो कश्मीर में कथिततौर आइएस आइएस का समर्थक थाl एक विडियो में जिसे शायद उसने इनकाउंटर से पहले रिकार्ड किया था, ईसा फाज़ली ने कश्मीर के अंदर …

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Anti-militancy operations in Kashmir: Efforts of commanders to sensitise soldiers

Deeply concerned about the rising spiral of rage and militancy in south Kashmir, army officials say they are taking measures to sensitise soldiers about the need to avoid casualties or injuries among non-combatants. Lt Gen Devraj Anbu, Commander-in- chief of the Northern Command, said that it is a priority for the army to prevent the killing of non-combatants. The general, …

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Jihadists Cannot Justify Their Call to Migration On The Basis Of The Quranic Verse 8:72

WordForPeace.com The Jihadist terrorists dominantly belong to Wahhabism and hence they call their Wahhabi followers to migrate like the early Emigrants mentioned in the Quranic verse 8:72 and fight against those who they think are Kuffar and non-Wahhabi Muslims. Concerning this verse in today’s context some questions arise. Are today’s Muslims whom they are calling to migrate identical to the …

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