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Islam, Domestic Violence And Misinterpretation Of Verse 4:34

Islam, Domestic Violence And Misinterpretation Of Verse 4:34 Some time back, Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) proposed a Bill that, amongst other things, recommended that husbands be allowed to “lightly beat”


Faisal Khan

When Quality Of Justice Does Not Matter

When Quality Of Justice Does Not Matter No society can exist without justice. Justice is delivered by an independent judiciary and an efficient administration. Much has been written about the independence of

Do We Really Need The Council Council Of Islamic Ideology (CII)?

Do We Really Need The Council Council Of Islamic Ideology (CII)? Contrary to the old practice of not raising voice against any matter concerning religion in Pakistan, people nowadays are more aware

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Beat Lightly – Word Of God Or The Interpretation Of Men?

Beat Lightly – Word Of God Or The Interpretation Of Men? Our legislators may be inefficient but they are not brainless. Therefore, everyone has found comfort in the fact that the bill

Un-Islamic “Islamic Courts”

Un-Islamic “Islamic Courts” Since 1990 Jamat-ud-Dawa, a private religious organization which claims to render social welfare services besides running charitable schools and hospitals in Pakistan, has set up and is running Shariah

Prisoners’ Rights In Jeopardy

Prisoners’ Rights In Jeopardy Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states, “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and

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Persecution Of Ahmediya Minority Community Continues Unabated

Persecution Of Ahmediya Minority Community Continues Unabated Ahmedi community has been suffering the wrath of the religious zealots in Pakistan and unfortunately they are now being persecuted and threatened in western countries

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Abiha Mohsin

Iran, Saudi Arabia And ISIS

Iran, Saudi Arabia And ISIS The religion of Islam has been criticised for presenting a very autocratic power to the ruler under which a ruler of a Muslim state can rationalise extreme

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Asma Bangash

Islam, Law Of The Land, Women’s Rights And Women’s Day In Pakistan

Islam, Law Of The Land, Women’s Rights And Women’s Day In Pakistan March 8 comes and goes every year. Like every year, this year also seminars, workshops and conferences were held all

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Fayez Qamar

Maintenance Of Wives In Islam

Maintenance Of Wives In Islam At the risk of sounding like a “conformist”, a “conservative” and maybe “recessive”, I wonder if we as a generation have failed in translating the values and

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Neshmiya Adnan Khan

Women’s Rights In Islam And Reservations To Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women

Women’s Rights In Islam: An Analysis Of Sharia And A Brief Perusal Of The Reservations Made By Muslim Countries To The Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women