Radicalism

Why is Pak army using Kashmiris as human shields?

WordForPeace.com The Pakistan army has installed 82mm and 120mm mortar guns bang in the middle of villages located along the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). In a recently taken aerial photograph exclusively accessed by The Sunday Guardian of one of these villages, these guns are seen surrounded by houses belonging to civilians. This particular village near Kahuta …

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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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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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How ISI’s infatuation with jihadi groups have mainstreamed political violence and terrorism

WordForPeace.com A new nonviolent mass movement has swept through Pakistan in recent months, demanding an end to Pakistan military’s oppression and extrajudicial killings of minority ethnic Pashtuns. This grassroots movement has rattled Pakistan’s deep state, primarily the notorious spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). For decades, Pakistan’s spy service has operated as a formidable U.S. adversary, albeit dressed as a …

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Army to prioritise de-radicalisation of Kashmir youth along with counter-terror operations, says senior official

WordForPeace.com New-age militants, including those from Ansar Ghazwat ul Hind of former Hizb commander Zakir Musa, have openly favoured pan-Islamism over nationalist goals, seeking “martyrdom or imposition of sharia” and declared jihad against not only India but “apostate” Pakistan too. New Delhi: With the Kashmir Valley enveloped by rising violence, the Indian Army on Friday said it would prioritise bringing …

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Democracy is not opposed to Islam: Refuting the Radical Islamist View

WordForPeace.com Maulana Ghulam Ghaus According to radical Islamists, democracy is antithetical to Islam. But on a keen study of Islamic principles of governance and the principles of democracy as we find today are very much identical in essence. True Democracy in its targeted goal is compatible with the rights already prescribed in Islamic laws 1400 years ago. Therefore, democracy has …

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“Kill them Wherever You Find Them”:  The context and right understanding of the Verse  2:191

WordForPeace.com What is exactly meant by the verse “kill them wherever you find them” (2:191) or “Kill the Mushrikin wherever you find them” (9:5)?  If the readers look at the literal translation of these two verses, without understanding the circumstances and reasons of revelation (Asbabun Nuzul) as authentically mentioned in various Ahadith, they might get confused with the finding of …

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Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asian Age: Rebutting religious fanaticism, ideological extremism and radicalism

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi The verses in the Qur’an forbid the religious fanaticism which often appears in the disguise of “devoutness”. But it creates adverse impact on the humanity at large. Sometimes, people pledge loyalty (bai’ah) to a particular religious group or Islamist party to the exclusion of all other people — both Muslims and non-Muslims. Thus, they assume …

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No Theological Justification of Leaving Homeland as Dar al-Harb to join ISIS is tenable

WordForPeace.com The medival terms of Dar ul-Islam, Dar ul-Kufr and Dar ul-Harb are now irrelevant and inapplicable due to the new world order and the international covenants, constitution, peace treaties and relations. These terms were applicable during third and fourth centuries A.H. The extremists’ theological justification of Killing Non-Muslims in Non-Muslim Countries and Leaving Their Homelands as Abodes of War (Dar al-Harb) …

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