JORDAN: Can Islamists be electable?

May 08,2018 – JORDAN TIMES – Hassan A. Barari The conference on “post-Islamism” organised by Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Centre for Strategic Studies last week did enrich our understanding on the changing dynamics of political Islam in general. Scholars, who came from abroad to participate in the conference, offered […]

Pakistan: Of mullahs and mullahism

BY AMINAH SUHAIL QURESHI Who will answer these questions? Show contempt or lack of reverence to God and you are a blasphemer. Speak anything sacrilegious in nature against a person or thing revered in a particular religion and you are a blasphemer. These two sentences define all the possible literal dimensions of blasphemy, […]