Category: Current Affairs

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Violence Against Rohingya People: Brutality in Myanmar

For long, we have heard about the violence against Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar (Burma). But what exactly is the issue about? The violence against Rohingya Muslims is symptomatic of a long and oppressive history of discrimination for which the Buddhist-majority

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Back To Islam: Muslims Should Not Forget Their Faith

Many Muslims around the world seem keen to adopt alien thoughts and ideas, while being unaware of the greatness of their own religion. However, it is time we turned back towards The Quran for guidance. Should we not try to emulate the

Turkey Coup Attempt: Propaganda Beats Journalism

Few days back, Turkey witnessed an unsuccessful coup conducted by certain factions within the Turkish military. The Turkey coup d’état attempted to overthrow the Erdoğan government and install military dictatorship. Amidst all the hysteria and chaos, Turks took to streets

Ayatollah Khamenei: Insulting Aisha (RA) is Prohibited

Some days back, Shia leader Ayatollah Khamenei officially issued a fatwa, prohibiting the hurling of insults towards Hz Aisha (RA), the wife of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). This fatwa comes in response to the ever-occurring Shia practice, wherein insulting and name-calling

Nellie Massacre, 1983: A Hate Crime Against Muslims

18 February, 2016 marks the 33rd anniversary of one of the worst-ever genocides committed in post-1947 India against Muslims in Assam, that is, the Nellie Massacre. Three decades have passed, and not even a single assailant has so far been

Islamophobia And The Arabic Language

While both sane and insane voices exist in every society, it is common knowledge by now that Islamophobes are pretty loud in the West, especially in USA. The story of Ahmed, the kid who brought a self-made clock to school,

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Remembering Dayton Accords, 1995

Back in the early 1990s, a war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Over 100,000 people lost their lives, and over two million were displaced. Rape, prison camps and genocide of Bosnian Muslims became common during the war, and it

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Middle East: The Way Forward

Ever since World War I, if there is one region of the world that has been in constant turmoil, it is the Middle East (or West Asia, whichever way you like to call it). European imperialism, post-colonial despotism or neo-colonialism

Netanyahu, The Grand Mufti, And Hitler

In a recent speech, Benjamin Netanyahu claimed that the Grand Mufti of Palestine at the time, Haj Amin al-Husseini, had counseled Hitler to “burn the Jews”. It is quite astonishing that Netanyahu is so ill-informed of such a fundamental aspect

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The State of Crimean Muslims

Back in February last year, just a few days before what became known as the “Crimean Spring,” several thousand Crimean Tatars assembled under Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian flags for a rally in the regional capital Simferopol. One of the speakers, Mufti