Trying to Set Pakistan on a Secular Course; Away from Being a Theocracy

Epigraph:

I asked the Messenger of Allah: “Who is the most excellent among the Muslims?” He said, “One from whose tongue and hands the other Muslims are secure.” [Al-Bukhari]

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The white in the Pakistan flag is meant to represent minorities. The Muslim Times is promoting secularism in every country of the world

Addressing Constitutional Takfir in Pakistan

Epigraph: I asked the Messenger of Allah: “Who is the most excellent among the Muslims?” He said, “One from whose tongue and hands the other Muslims are secure.” [Al-Bukhari] Source:…

‘Shariah Law’ a Disaster for the Muslim Majority Countries

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Kacem El Ghazzali, writer, activist, IHEU representative at the UN Human Rights Council, wrote in an article […]

Govt of Pakistan mulls criminalization of Muslims declaring one another ‘kafir’

Tribune: ISLAMABAD: The federal government is considering legislation to ban sectarianism and any attempt to finance sectarian hatred. Takfir, meaning one Muslim declaring another Muslim Kafir (apostate), will be considered a…

Collection of Ideas to Overcome Sectarian Divide Among the Muslims

Epigraph: And We (Allah) have sent thee (Muhammad) not but as a mercy for all peoples. (Al Quran 21:108)   Pakistan: The Honor of Islam is Misplaced When It Kills…

‘Shariah Law’ And ‘Checks and Balances,’ Needed in Constitution

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Revelation and intuition on the one hand and human reason, logic and humanity’s cumulative experience on the […]

Demystifying Prophethood, Theocracy, Democracy and Dictatorship

August 17, 2015 Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Today, Egypt’s al-Sisi imposed strict anti-terrorism laws. The laws establish special courts and […]

An Islamic system?

Source: Dawn By Dr. Niaz Murtaza, who heads INSPIRING Pakistan, a progressive policy unit, and is a senior fellow with UC Berkeley. MANY people say Pakistan’s problems today stem from the […]

As a constitutional kafir I ask, does my religious freedom hurt you this much?

Epigraph: As to those who disbelieve, and hinder men from the way of Allah and from the Sacred Mosque, which We have appointed equally for all men, be they dwellers…

Gambia Engulfed in a Debate: Who is or isn’t a Muslim?

Epigraph: The Muslim is he or she from whose tongue and hand a Muslim is safe.  The Holy Prophet Muhammad Lead post collected by  Rafiq A. Tschannen, a Swiss convert to Islam…

Gambia: Supreme Islamic Council describes Ahmadiyaa sect as ”non Muslim”

Source: en.starafrica.com | allafrica.com The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) has ultimately ruled against the Ahmadiyaa, a Muslim sect operating in the country, saying it is outside the pale of Islam. According to…

Are Ahmadi Muslims: A Collection of Articles?

Epigraph: Believers, be the supporters of justice and testify to what you may have witnessed, for the sake of God, even against yourselves, parents, and relatives; whether it be against the…

In Ka`aba we stand united, why we cannot do so in world outside

Millions of Muslim from around the world are going through the rites of Hajj these days. They come from varying backgrounds, races, countries and above all from varying sects of…

Did 120 Muslim Scholars just re-confirm Ahmadis as Muslims?

Source: Rabwah Times Over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world, many of them leading Muslim voices in countries like Egypt & Saudia Arabia have issued an open letter denouncing…

Second Amendment, Ahmadis and Democracy in Pakistan

Source: Pak Tea House By Raza Habib Raja: The author is a PhD student at Maxwell School, Syracuse University and can be contacted at rhr53@cornell.edu Frankly I would like to say at…

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