Law and Religion

Persecuted Ahmadis seek shelter in China

Dawn.com —- Beijing: Fleeing discrimination and violence, members of the Ahmadiyya community have abandoned their homes in Pakistan to find an unlikely refuge in China. “Every day I heard the sound of guns,” said a 37-year-old surnamed Saeed of his former home Lahore. “We prayed every day, because we felt […]

What’s Happening in Pakistan?

Huff Post:by Harris Zafar — For years, Pakistan has consistently renewed its international image as a country of grave concern, with not only its inability to halt the progress of terrorist and militant groups within the country but also its inability to provide basic needs of its own population. Far […]

What's Happening in Pakistan?

Huff Post:by Harris Zafar — For years, Pakistan has consistently renewed its international image as a country of grave concern, with not only its inability to halt the progress of terrorist and militant groups within the country but also its inability to provide basic needs of its own population. Far […]

What is Shariah law?

The al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) announced Friday that a Shariah-based system of governance will be imposed in Mosul and other cities and towns in Iraq that have been overtaken by militants. It is already forbidden in Iraq to enact legislation that is antithetical to Islam, but the imposition of Shariah […]

ENABLING PAKISTAN

War on the Rocks: by Myra McDonalds — The past few months have seen a particularly high-profile series of murders in Pakistan. An American cardiologist volunteering at a hospital in Pakistan was shot dead because he belonged to the minority Ahmadi community. A lawyer and human rights activist was killed after he took up […]

Britain may soon have Muslim bank holidays: Parliament petition urges MPs to consider having a day off during Hindu and Islam festivals

Online petition requesting day off for Eid and Diwali has 119,000 signatures Under rules topic has to be debated in parliament once it reaches 100,000 Would be first non-Christian religious holidays to be marked Has angered nationalists who complain St George’s day is ignored An online petition urging politicians to […]