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جاهدوا في سبيل الإنتخاب على الفاشية واحلمو المستقبل المزدهر

WordForPeace.com This Arabic article is about the onslaught of fascism on Indian independence and the need to recover the lost freedom……   By Naseeb MK   نحتفل الآن بمرور سبعين عاما من استقلال الهند. وفي مسيرتها منذ الإستقلال حتى الآن كثير من الأحداث والوقائع التى تعطى الفرح والقلق معا. لكن لهذه الإحتفال أهمية بالغة في تاريخ السياسة والإجتماعية. ومن الجدير …

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Indian Ulema who fought for freedom: Part 3 By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com Maulana Ahmaddullah Shah Madrasi (1787-1858) In his well-researched work in Urdu, Taarikh-e-Jang-e-Azadi-e-Hind 1857 (page: 205), Syed Khurshid Mustafa Rizvi writes: “Ahmaddullah Shah prominently figures the list of ulema who prepared the whole country for the 1857 Revolt….He visited different parts of the country and instigated the people for the Revolt.” Ahmaddullah Shah was a spiritually inclined Alim or Islamic …

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What Islamic Theology of Counter Terrorism is and how it works!

WordForPeace.com Before I provide the details of what Islamic Theology of Counter Terrorism is and how it works, I need to go back in the day to furnish the entire history about how Islamism/Jihadism (Political Islam) was devised to accomplish the political ends by the western and some regional Islamic powers.  This is part one of the topic of The …

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Jammu & Kashmir: International Seminar on Sufi Discourses concluded

WordForPeace.com The seminar entitled, “Maktubat wa Malfuzat-i Sufiyah: Ek Giran Qadr ‘ilmi wa ‘Adbi Sarmayah” was organized by Markazi Hall, Syed Hasan Mantaqqi, at Awantipora, on August 8, 2018. It brought together a good number of speakers that ranged from Muftis, classical Islamic scholars, professors, scholars and an array of participants and audiences. It was a day filled with spiritual …

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Indian Ulema who fought for freedom: Part 2 By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com Maulana Fazle Haq Khairadabadi (1797–20 August 1861) A leading revolutionary in the 1857 revolt was Maulana Fazle Haq Khairadabadi, son of Allama Fazle Imam Farooqi, the Grand Mufti of Delhi in the 18th century and a disciple of the noted Sufi master, Shah Abdul Qadir (1230/1815). He rendered various services to the country but the anti-British fatwa known as …

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Indian Ulema who fought for freedom: Part 1 By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi On this Independence Day, we need to also remember the freedom strugglers who have been forgotten almost completely. The first Indian freedom movement of 1857 should particularly be recalled in this context. While 70 percent of the soldiers came from the Hindu or Sikh community, the Ulema and Muslim leaders like Maulana Fazle Haq Khairabadi, …

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Debate on J&K’s future with India: Is autonomy within the Constitution’s parameters a workable idea?

WordForPeace.com Kashmiris aspire for autonomy Mohd Yousuf Tarigami In these seemingly hard times for its people, it is imperative to address the essential political question of Kashmir as their dignity and security are attached to it. The fundamental problem in Kashmir is of political nature, rooted in the political aspirations of its people who have been a victim of broken …

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Mystic poetics of Meer Dard: Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi in Asian Age

WordForPeace.com By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi Khwaja Meer Dard was among Delhi’s most prominent Sufi mystics and Urdu poets. Born in 1721, he was spiritually inclined since his childhood and was trained by his father Khwaja Nasir Andaleeb, himself a mystic of the Naqshbandi Sufi order and a noted poet. Having completed an informal elementary education at home, Dard attained the spiritual …

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UNHRC Universal Periodic Review outcome on enforced disappearances in Pakistan

WordForPeace.com UN Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcome on Pakistan Few punishments are as cruel and deliberate as enforced disappearances. People are wrenched away from their loved ones by state officials or others acting on their behalf. They deny the person is in their custody or refuse to say where they are. Families are plunged into a state …

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Dalai Lama calls for shunning Shia-Sunni conflicts

WordForPeace.com 8 Aug, 2018 Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Wednesday appealed to Muslims in India to make efforts to reduce Shia-Sunni conflicts that are prevalent in some other countries and asserted that Islam is a religion of peace. He lamented the bloodshed over denominational differences, which he said should be avoided as Islam teaches compassion and harmony. Addressing an …

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