Saudi Scholars: Forced marriages against Islam

Forced marriages are entirely against Islamic teachings, scholars told Makkah daily on Tuesday. The scholars said the United Nations has classified these types of unions to be a serious violation of human rights. Mohammed Al-Suhali, director of the Islamic studies center at Umm Al-Qura university and member of the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR), … Continue reading Saudi Scholars: Forced marriages against Islam

Sunni Extremism against minorities

PRESSURED by opposition from Pakistan’s religious right, the ruling PML-N in Punjab tried to prevent Kamran Michael, a Christian cabinet member from presenting the provincial budget this summer. They were forced to take back their decision. In Faisalabad, the textile capital, members of the Ahmadi community were listed on flyers that said they should be … Continue reading Sunni Extremism against minorities