Pakistan

Pakistani Firm Slams Czech Rugby For 'Desecrating Allah'

Although it's a country with a small and dedicated playing community, rugby is not a sport that regularly makes the headlines in the Czech Republic. Now, however, the

 

'Death to France!' as Islamic Protests Go Global

CBN News 22 January 2015
By Mark Martin

Muslims in several countries are outraged over the newest cover image of Islam's Prophet Mohammed by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The magazine's new cartoon,

 

Chechnya: 800,000 Muslims protest Muhammad cartoons; protests also in Iran, Pakistan, Ingushetia, elsewhere

Jihad Watch 21 January 2015
By Robert Spencer

They’re not protesting against the murder of twelve cartoonists for the crime of drawing Muhammad. They’re protesting against the cartoons. And these protests are

 

Pakistan police fear Red Mosque militants trying to regroup

Business Standard 21 January 2015

Pakistan police is searching for nearly 300 former students of the Red Mosque after reports that some of them are trying to reactivate the defunct Ghazi Force militant group, media

 

Survivor Of Peshawar School Massacre Posts Devastating Before And After Photo

The Huffington Post 16 January 2015
By Charlotte Alfred

The young students who survived one of Pakistan's worst terrorist attacks returned this week to the school where the massacre took place, but without 150 of their classmates

 

Outrage in Pakistan After 6 Year Old Boy is Found Dead Inside Mosque

Bella Naija 5 January 2015

Pakistani police questioned an Islamic cleric after the body of a 6-year-old boy was found hanged on a ceiling fan inside a mosque, officials said on Sunday. The boy was strangled to

 

Big Clues Missed in '08 Mumbai Terror

ndtv.com 22 December 2014
By James Glanz, Sebastian Rotella, David E. Sanger

In the fall of 2008, a 30-year-old computer expert named Zarrar Shah roamed from outposts in the northern mountains of Pakistan to safe houses near the Arabian Sea, plotting

 

Pakistani Taliban Kills 160, Mostly Children, in School Attack

Antiwar.com 17 December 2014
By Jason Ditz

A group of Pakistani Taliban (TTP) fighters killed at least 160 people, including over 130 children, in an attack on the Army Public School in the northern city of Peshawar

 

Pakistan school attack and Sydney siege: How do we keep the extremists at bay?

Telegraph.co.uk 17 December 2014
By Con Coughlin

There is a world of difference between yesterday’s well-organised and barbaric attack on a military school in north-west Pakistan and the Sydney café siege carried out this

 

Three More Pakistani Christians Accused of Blasphemy Against Islam

Christian News 15 December 2014

Three more cases of blasphemy accusations have emerged in Pakistan, even after a Christian couple’s beating to death and burning in a brick kiln after allegations of blasphemy

 

Pakistani Family Slaughtered in Honor Killing

ABC News 11 December 2014

Pakistani police Wednesday were looking for four men believed to have killed a couple and their four children as retribution for a perceived "honor crime." Police officer Mohammed Aslam said

 

Malala, Satyarthi accept Nobel Peace Prize

KPRC - Houston 10 December 2014
By Greg Botelho CNN

To thunderous and sustained applause, Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday, an award that a Nobel official said

 

Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More

thedailybeast. 10 December 2014

Spreading a one-size-fits-all model for girls' education could backfire. The Taliban asked for Malala by name, and then they shot her. Time was suspended as the world

 

Islamisation of schoolbooks in KP sparks debate

DAWN.COM 10 December 2014

As teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai prepares to receive her Nobel Peace Prize, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa — her hometown — is pushing for Islamic

 

Indian-Origin Teacher Claims Harassment for Teaching 'British Values'

NDTV 9 December 2014

London: A Sikh teacher has claimed that he was forced out of a school in Britain for "giving children British values", a media report said on Monday. Balwant Bains, who ran

 

The 390-Euro Man: A Pakistani Slave's Path to Freedom

SPIEGEL 9 December 2014

For more than 16 years, Hanif Masih worked as an indentured servant in a brick factory in Pakistan. Then, an aid organization purchased his freedom. Though he remains extremely

 

Terrorist leader killed in Pakistan had Broward background

MiamiHerald.com 9 December 2014
By Alfonso Chardy and Jay Weaver

A former Broward County college student who slipped out of South Florida just before the 9/11 terrorist attacks and later rose to the top ranks of al-Qaida was killed by

 

Cash-strapped Islamic academy charity 'spent £1m of taxpayers' cash building sister school in Pakistan'

Daily Mail 3 December 2014
By Emma Glanfield

A cash-strapped Islamic school has been accused of spending £1million of taxpayers' money on a brand new state-of-the-art facility in Pakistan. Council chiefs are

 

Pakistani pop singer begs forgiveness after being accused of blasphemy

ibtimes.co.uk 3 December 2014
By Ludovica Iaccino

A former Pakistani pop singer has issued a pleading public apology after a video of him apparently criticising the Prophet Mohammed's wife was shared on social media, leading to

 

Attacks on Hindu temples in Pakistan a worrying trend

The Times of India 1 December 2014

In the latest incident of its kind, a Hindu temple was attacked by fanatics in Pakistan, the temple was torched, the stone idol of Lord Hanuman blackened with soot, and some

 
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