From The Verge: Marie isn’t the only one looking for answers. There has been a steady stream of similar stories in the French media since President François Hollande implemented a state of emergency following November’s terrorist attacks in Paris, which killed 130 people. The laws, which were extended for three months in November, give security forces expanded … Continue reading France’s anti-terrorism laws leave Muslims in a state of fear
The Holy Quran says that the Divine laws under which the universe operates are universal. This doesn't just apply to physical laws but also to spiritual laws. So in this speech we compare the two laws and see if they are parallels between them both and what we can learn from these parallels.
Policemen scratched out Quranic verses written on the walls of an Ahmedi place of worship and ordered them to cover up short minarets at the entrance as they made the place look like a mosque, The Express Tribune has learnt. After receiving a complaint about the place of worship in Sultanpura, Kachhupura, a large contingent … Continue reading Anti-Ahmedi laws: Police act as worship place ‘looks like a mosque’
Aasia Bibi, a 45-year-old mother of five children from Pakistan, is facing execution for her religious beliefs. Despite international outcry over her sentence, Aasia remains in an isolation cell in a jail in Punjab, a state in the northwest of Pakistan. Bibi’s story began in June, 2009, when she was living in the tiny village … Continue reading Pakistan’s religious minorities suffer under blasphemy laws
The state is not only negligent of its duty in protecting the faith of the Ahmedis, it is directly criminally liable under its own Blasphemy Law every time it prints a passport or an identity card application It is sad that the Pakistani state has so little regard not only for international law and the … Continue reading Pakistan breaking its own laws