Common Muslims between the Theology of Takfir (declaring others unbelievers) and the Politics of Takhrib (destruction)
Scores of religious edicts and decrees are issued by Muslim theologians, muftis and Ulema almost every day denouncing fellow Muslims who do not accept their version of Islam and hundreds of debates take place on these edicts in . . . → Read More: Turning Islam into a religion of war and hate
BY ALEX VINES
International media reports that Angola has banned Islam have caught the headlines, but it is not what it seems. It highlights once again poor communication and clumsy policy by the Angolan authorities, and how ill thought through policies are distorted by Angolan social media, the opposition and the international press.
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Are you in Pakistan? Look around… what do you see? If you are in a city like Lahore and if you are in a posh area of Lahore you will probably see designer outlets, restaurants that offer every cuisine you can imagine, super expensive cars on the roads, people wearing the exorbitantly expensive brands whether . . . → Read More: When all hell breaks loose
By Shirin Naseer
Malala’s speech was expected to open doors for discussion inviting applause, criticism and preferably a change in mindsets; the possibility of it generating a response out of the Taliban was least expected. The fact that the Taliban took account of a young girl’s cry for help and felt liable to . . . → Read More: The Taliban’s attempt at Brand Management