Jamaat-i-Islami Ameer Syed Munawar Hassan recently declared former TTP chief Hakimullah Mehsud a martyr, thereby sparking a debate that has plunged the nation, and the Army, into an existential, ideological muddle.
Martyrdom, the ultimate sacrifice in the way of faith, is a tricky business….especially with so many Muslim claimants to the honour. Who gets to . . . → Read More: On conferring hell and heaven on the deceased