Pakistan

Council of Islamic Ideology is against ban of underage marriage, calls it un-Islamic

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Tuesday ruled that Pakistani laws prohibiting marriage of underage children are un-Islamic. At the end of its two-day

 

Video: Pakistan: Girl Gang Raped at Gunpoint Self-Immolates

Clarion Project 18 March 2014

17 year old Amina Bibi set herself on fire outside a police station in Muzzaffargarh, in the Punjab region of Pakistan. She did so after being kidnapped at gunpoint and gang
raped by 5 men. The police initially investigated, but later released the suspects without charging them.

 

Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over blasphemy

swissinfo 17 March 2014
By Syed Raza Hassan

ISLAMABAD - Hundreds of angry Pakistanis attacked a Hindu temple and set it on fire in southern Pakistan overnight following a rumour that a member of the Hindu community had desecrated

 

British convict says he met bin Laden ´20 to 50 times´

The News 11 March 2014

A British terror convict has told a New York trial he met Osama bin Laden up to 50 times and was recruited by Al-Qaeda to blow up a passenger jet. Saajid Badat was

 

Pakistan: 1600 Women killed in name of Honor Killing

Most Intolerant religion 11 March 2014
By Propellerheads

KARACHI- At least 1601 women were killed in Pakistan in the name of honor or for other reasons in 2013. According to data provided by the Madadgar National Helpline Founder Zia

 

British Update Financial Sanctions List, Focus on Pakistani Jihadists

Shariah Finance Watch 8 March 2014

India’s most wanted man Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar and Pakistan-linked terrorists and terror groups figure prominently in an updated list of financial sanctions imposed by the

 

Five Men Convicted Of Killing Television Reporter In Historic Case

The Huffington Post 4 March 2014
By Katharine Houreld

A Pakistani court convicted five men on Saturday of murdering a young television reporter, his brother said, marking the first time anyone has been convicted for killing a Pakistani

 

Pakistan: Voiceless singers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cry for security

Arts Freedom 4 March 2014
By Sher Alam Shinwari

Black curtains have fallen on Pashto cinema in KP as militants have speeded up their attacks. Musicians are receiving death threats, being kidnapped and forced to leave their homes

 

Norwegian Ambassador calls on Ishaq Dar

APP 28 February 2014

Ambassador of Norway Ms. Cecilie Landsverk called on Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here and discusses matters of mutual interests. Ms. Landsverk

 

Pakistan Taliban says “Cricket is responsible for turning youth away from Jihad”

Most Intolerant Religion 27 February 2014

The Pakistani Taliban has reportedly rejected an offer by the government to play a match for peace, saying that cricket is responsible for ‘turning youth away from jihad’

 

Polio Vaccination is a Hindu Drug, Muslim will be in Hell if they take it

Most Intolerant Religion 26 February 2014

When health workers approached Zulfikar Quaid about inoculating his three children against polio, Quaid picked up an old cricket bat inside his home and waved it at them. “Get out of my

 

Pakistani village gives girls pioneering sex education class

Swiss Info 25 February 2014
By Amjad Ali

In neat rows, the Pakistani girls in white headscarves listened carefully as the teacher described the changes in their bodies. When the teacher asked what they should do if a stranger

 

Pakistan most terror-hit nation

Dawn 25 February 2014
By Ismail Khan

Pakistan is the country most affected by terrorism in the world after Iraq, but if the severity of the incidents is considered, it even surpasses the Middle Eastern nation

 

Taliban say govt must embrace Islamic law

The Peninsula Qatar 24 February 2014

The Pakistani Taliban told the government there was no chance of peace in the country unless Pakistan changed its political and legal system and officially embrace Islamic law

 

Blasphemy Charges Used to Steal Christian Land

Tribune 24 February 2014
By By Rana Yasif

Sawan Masih told a court hearing a blasphemy case against him on Friday that some businessmen at a steel market near Joseph Colony had hatched a plan to drive out Christian families

 

British Update Financial Sanctions List, Focus on Pakistani Jihadists

Shariah Finance Watch 21 February 2014

India’s most wanted man Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar and Pakistan-linked terrorists and terror groups figure prominently in an updated list of financial sanctions imposed by the

 

Fatwa declares Pakistan constitution a “perfect Islamic document,” fully Sharia-compliant

Jihad Watch 19 February 2014
By Robert Spencer

The federal government of Pakistan obtained this fatwa in order to try to stave off the Taliban, which is demanding that Sharia be implemented. The ominous aspect of the fatwa

 

500 women killed every year in name of honour

Pakistan Observer 19 February 2014
By Muzaffar Ali

Around 500 women and girls become victims of ‘honour killing’ in the country every year thus making Pakistan one of world’s most dangerous countries for women

 

Crisis in Arab civilization

The Jerusalem Post 18 February 2014
By LEON DE WINTER

There has never been such a thing as the "Arab Spring”; a true Arab spring can only develop when the Arabs start developing civil societies. But until now the value systems of

 

Help Muhammad Asghar

Spectator Blogs 18 February 2014
By Rod Liddle

I don’t suppose these petitions do much good, but they may make us all feel a little better about ourselves. Muhammad Asghar is a lunatic living in Pakistan, thus scoring about

 
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