Posts tagged as: religious

Seminar: Speakers give their two cents on social, religious divide

ISLAMABAD:  Prominent religious, moderate and secular scholars came together on Tuesday to discuss rising intolerance in society and offered their divergent views on exploring opportunities to achieve peace, stability and coexistence. The speakers participated at a seminar on “Peace, Harmony and Coexistence: National and Religious Obligations,” organised by Pakistan Institute of Peace Studies (PIPS) at […]

Seminar: Speakers give their two cents on social, religious divide

ISLAMABAD:  Prominent religious, moderate and secular scholars came together on Tuesday to discuss rising intolerance in society and offered their divergent views on exploring opportunities to achieve peace, stability and coexistence. The speakers participated at a seminar on “Peace, Harmony and Coexistence: National and Religious Obligations,” organised by Pakistan Institute of Peace Studies (PIPS) at […]

May 11 a clash of secular, religious forces: Fazl

QUETTA: Maulana Fazlur Rehman, chief of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI) has said there is a direct clash between the secular and religious forces in the May 11 elections. Addressing a public meeting in Pishin, he said that Akhtar Mengal and his allies are being supported by powerful forces in order to defeat the JUI in the polls. […]

And now religious cleansing

We live in a world of paradoxes. Pakistan was a cherished dream of our founding fathers for the Muslim minority of the subcontinent. But after 65 years of existence, it has turned into a nightmare for the minorities living here. A few years ago, it was Shanti Nagar, then Gojra happened, and now Badami Bagh […]

Religious scholars affirm their opposition to sectarian violence

KARACHI: Over two dozen religious scholars belonging to the Deoband, Ahle Hadith, Barelvi and Ahle Tashi schools of thought condemned sectarian killings in Quetta, Gilgit, Para Chinnar, Dera Ghazi Khan, Karachi and other areas and vowed to work together to curb hatred in the society. They were speaking at a press conference at the Karachi Press […]

Address religious intolerance to curb sectarian killings: HRCP

LAHORE: The continuous spilling of blood in sectarian killings in Quetta and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) is a result of failure to address religious intolerance in society, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said on Wednesday. In a meeting, the commission said, “HRCP is alarmed by the continuing sectarian bloodshed in Pakistan, particularly in Quetta and […]

Address religious intolerance to curb sectarian killings: HRCP

LAHORE: The continuous spilling of blood in sectarian killings in Quetta and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) is a result of failure to address religious intolerance in society, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said on Wednesday. In a meeting, the commission said, “HRCP is alarmed by the continuing sectarian bloodshed in Pakistan, particularly in Quetta and […]

Hazaras’ killings: Ban on violent religious outfits demanded

ISLAMABAD:  Dozens of activists and supporters of Majlis-e-Wahadatul Muslimeen (MWM) gathered on Friday outside the National Press Club to protest against the recent killings of members of Hazara ethnic minority in Quetta. They demanded that the government enforce bans on religious organisations that were involved in violent activities including attacks on the Shia religious minority. […]

Hazaras’ killings: Ban on violent religious outfits demanded

ISLAMABAD:  Dozens of activists and supporters of Majlis-e-Wahadatul Muslimeen (MWM) gathered on Friday outside the National Press Club to protest against the recent killings of members of Hazara ethnic minority in Quetta. They demanded that the government enforce bans on religious organisations that were involved in violent activities including attacks on the Shia religious minority. […]

Religious scholar killed in Quetta

QUETTA: A young religious scholar was shot dead by unknown assailants on the busy Kasi Road in Quetta on Saturday. According to eyewitnesses, Qari Abdul Basit, the son of well known religious scholar Maulvi Abdul Samad, was on his way to the mosque from his residence when armed men on a motorbike opened fire, killing him […]

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