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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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What’s Behind the Salafi Reading of the Qur’an and Sunna?

WordForPeace.com Written by  David L Johnston No caption, but the article is fascinating: “Salafist Women in Europe.” Notice the woman is wearing a niqab (veil covering her face) and even gloves; the man wears a tunic half way down between his knees and ankles, as some hadiths portray the Prophet’s attire – all this is typical of Salafi dress the world …

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Everything You Should Know About Laser Hair Removal Treatment

WordForPeace.com Laser hair removal procedures are more than a passing fad, owing to their long-term benefits, these are becoming the preferred hair removal methods for those who like to keep their skin smooth and free of unwanted hair. Unlike common notions, laser hair removal methods are not just reserved for those in the glamour industry, but are now being adopted …

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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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Showcasing Sikh minority success only highlights the widespread abuse of Muslim minorities in Pakistan

WordForPeace.com While Sikhs are a miniscule minority in Pakistan, Christians and Shia Muslims are the bigger minority groups which have faced the brunt of violence; losing several of their adherents in attacks on  places of worship and in targeted killings. Indeed, Pakistan’s record in its treatment of minorities is dismal, which no amount of renovation of some places of worship …

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(UAE) Fatwa Council to preach Islam’s moderate values

WordForPeace.com Abu Dhabi: The newly-established UAE Fatwa Council will regulate religious fatwas, ensure preaching of the true moderate values of Islam and combat extremism and radicalisation, scholars said on Monday. Dr Mohammad Matar Al Ka’abi, chairman of the Abu Dhabi’s General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, said that UAE Fatwa Council will ensure alignment of fatwas (Islamic rulings) in …

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