Spirituality for Peace

Why ‘left-liberal’ Islamophobia is “more insidious, more dangerous”! SAMREEN MUSHTAQ & MUDASIR AMIN

Word For Peace At around noon on 14 December, a middle-aged  man was painting on a wall of Jamia Millia Islamia’s Chemistry Department that faces the varsity’s Central Canteen. That day, many students were painting colourful messages on every other wall in Jamia, expressing their opposition to the recently enacted Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. But the man’s brush strokes were an …

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AIUMB President: “Pakistan must act immediately against perpetrators of vandalism and maintain the sanctity of Gurudwaras”

WordForPeace.com Special Correspondent 4 January, Mumbai    All India Ulama & Mashaikh Board President and World Sufi Forum Chairman Hazrat Syed Muhammad Ashraf Kichchhochvi condemned the brutal attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara, and termed the heart-wrenching incident as strictly against the teachings of the Prophet (pbuh). He said that when the Prophet created the state of Madinah, he first safeguarded …

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Maat concluded the “Peace Makers Forum” for Southern Mediterranean Youth

Word For Peace Okeil: Civil society should play its role in implementing UNSCR 2250 to integrate youth into peace and security policies Monica Mina: Promoting the positive role of youth is the real promoter of peace Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights concluded the Peace Makers Forum activities. The forum was organized in the framework of Maat’s project on …

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A CRITICAL REFLECTION ON DR. WARIS MAZHARI’S INTERACTIONS at Doordarshan Urdu News Channel

WORDFORPEAC.COM Maulana Waris Mazhari does not give fiery speeches but presents his views with the help of solid arguments. Recently, he advocated reforms in and reconstruction of madrasa curriculum and Islamic jurisprudence during a discussion on Muslim affairs with Mr Sultan Shahin on Doordarshan. Here is an excerpt from the discussion: “The situation is that madrasas exist in India in large numbers. …

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In solidarity with Jamia Millia, Jamia Hamdard Alumni stage play

Word For Peace New Delhi: A play titled ‘Jamiawala Bagh’ was staged outside the Jamia Millia Islamia which has been at the forefront of the protest against the new citizenship law. Protesters associated with Jamia Hamdard Alumni staged the play which portrayed and condemned the police action on the students of Jamia Millia Islamia on the campus premises on 15 …

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Village mosque to give way to road, Sikh family gives land for a new one

Word For Peace BATHINDA: A Sikh family has donated 16 marlas (484 sq yards) of land for the building of a mosque in Machhike village, in Punjab’s Moga district, near the Barnala-Moga highway. The village already has a nearly 200-year-old mosque situated right on the edge of the highway, but it is on the verge of being demolished for a highway widening project. The cost …

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Our Special Relationship with Prophet Jesus(AS)

Word For Peace Together with the lessons we take from God Most High in the Qur’ān and from the words of the Beloved(peace be upon him) in the Sunnah and Companions(RA) – in the reports about Prophet Jesus(AS), the struggle (Jihad) of Prophet Jesus(AS), the lofty character of Prophet  Jesus(AS), the morals of Prophet Jesus(AS) ,the immense rank of Prophet …

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As China plans to ‘rewrite’ Quran (Nauzubillah), Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization threatens China to ‘not cross the redline’

Word For Peace KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization (MAPIM) was outraged by the recent report in the Dailymail by Ryan Fahey dated Dec 24 that China will rewrite the Bible and the Quran to ‘reflect socialist values’ amid crackdown on Muslim Uighur minority. Its president Mohd Azmi Abd Hamid, in a statement, demanded the Chinese authorities …

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Indian govt approaches Ulema to appeal for peace amid anti-CAA protests

Word For Peace New Delhi: As protests against the government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) intensify across the country, the Ministry of Minority Affairs and the National Commission for Minorities have asked influential Muslim clerics to defuse the tense situation and appeal for peace. The commission and the ministry have contacted Mufti Abdul Qasim Nomani, vice-chancellor …

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