Pakistan a peaceful nation

These women made Pakistan proud in 2016

Many of 2016’s most notable moments were mostly unfortunate, unchecked events of toxic masculinity. From the horrifying tragedy that was Qandeel Baloch’s senseless murder, to Donald Trump’s self-described ‘locker room talk’, and the Council of Islamic Ideology’s (CII)absurd suggestion that ‘lightly beating’ one’s wife ‘as needed’ is permissible, most of us are happy […]

Dr Abdus Salam, Chakwal and symbolism

 Dr Salam, Chakwal and symbolism Home / Today’s Paper / Opinion / Dr Salam, Chakwal and symbolism By Mosharraf Zaidi December 14, 2016 Print : Opinion Why would a mainstream political figure publicly invoke Dr Abdus Salam’s name in the Pakistan of 2016? This is not the question that arose when we learnt last week about the prime […]

Some of Pakistan’s finest military minds have been Ahmadi. Clerics need to stop abusing them

Source: http://nation.com.pk/blogs/24-Nov-2016/some-of-pakistan-s-finest-military-minds-have-been-ahmadi-clerics-need-to-stop-abusing-them November 24, 2016, 4:03 pm/ 1 Comment By Kashif Chaudhry When Donald Trump belittled a Muslim American Gold Star family, he received strong backlash from the civil society. The Democratic Party and the media came out in full support of Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son captain Humayun Khan had been killed in […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Monroe thanks police & fire departments for their services

Source: http://www.monroemonitor.com/2016/11/21/monroe-police-fire-appreciation-week/ By: Chris Hendrickson Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Outreach Director Waqas Malik thanked the police and fire departments for their service. “I am particularly appreciative of the work that these two departments do,” Malik said. “In the teachings of Islam there is a very fundamental teaching, which says that ‘Let there […]

Pakistanis Have A Moral Responsibility To Stand By Ahmadi Muslims

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/junaid-jahangir/pakistanis-ahmadi-muslims_b_10564382.html Posted: 06/20/2016 4:12 pm EDT Updated: 06/20/2016 4:59 pm E By Junaid Jehangir,Assistant Professor – MacEwan University, USA When a popular TV talk show host in Pakistan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, questioned the right of the state to brand a minority Muslim group as non-Muslim, social media went ablaze with calls for Abbasi’s death. […]

Pakistan Ideology Council says: Husbands can beat their wives lightly

Pakistani husbands can ‘lightly beat’ their wives, Islamic council says – The Washington Post Pakistani husbands can ‘lightly beat’ their wives, Islamic council says – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/05/26/pakistani-husbands-can-lightly-beat-their-wives-islamic-council-says/<!– <!– When Pakistan’s most populated province approved a law this year that gives women protection – and a potential escape – from […]

Pakistan: Wrong turns of the right wing

UMER ALI Full of contradictions The hanging of Mumtaz Qadri united all religio-political parties last week as together they protested against it. Blocking roads, closing down markets forcibly, thrashing journalists and attacking media houses for not covering their protests – all was done to send a message that come what […]

Snakes in Pakistan’s backyard

BY TAREK FATAH, TORONTO SUN FIRST POSTED: TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016 06:22 PM EST | UPDATED: TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016 06:30 PM EST While much of the West is pre-occupied with the war against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq and the Saudi-Iranian war of words, 2016 began with a far more dangerous development. Nuclear […]