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Thehri massacre: Shi’a Genocide has roots in Porto Deobandi Wahhabi movements of 200 years ago

  The Therhi Massacre was a mass genocide that occurred on 6 June 1963 in Thehri, Sindh, Pakistan. 118 Shia Muslims were killed. Although it was not the first incident of violence against [...]

Syed Ahmad Barelvi and his Jihad movement

  Original Urdu article: Dr. Mubarak Ali, “Almiyah-e-Tarikh”, Chapter 11, pp.107-121, Fiction House, Lahore (2012). Translated by: Rabia Aslam, Today’s Point Online, August 27, 2020.   [...]

Civil society apathy to #ShiaGenocide in Pakistan

  While HRCP and a handful of other voices have expressed concern, many others have not just been deafeningly silent about the exponential increase in hate crimes against Shia Muslims in [...]

#ShiaGenocide in Pakistan: Another Beginning?

The situation in Pakistan today has an eerie resemblance to the situation 40 years ago. Then also, a coordinated hate campaign was launched against Shia Muslims in Pakistan while the State [...]

میانمار: ڈیڑھ سو برس قدیم امام بارگاہ جس کی نگہبانی بدھ مت کو ماننے والے کرتے ہیں

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01-September-2020

  میانمار کے قدیم شہر عماراپورا میں واقع ڈیڑھ سو برس قدیم امام بارگاہ کی نگہبانی ایک بُدھ مت مذہب کا پیروکار خاندان کر رہا ہے۔ یہ خاندان چار نسلوں سے اس امام بارگاہ کا متولی ہے۔ اِن کا رہن سہن [...]

Anti-Shia rhetoric has its genesis in anti-Semitic discourse

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31-August-2020

  The worst bigotry against Shia Muslims is justified by fusing it with bigotry against the Jewish people. These polemics involve an apologist narrative that seeks to deny, dismiss and [...]

Nepotism stands against objective journalism: Mehdi Hasan should be held to account

  Last year, Mehdi apologised for his remarks against the followers of other faiths and atheists and his current employers at “The Intercept” stood by him. His Qatari monarchist employers at [...]

The history of Muharram Processions in Trinidad

  The #Muharram processions in Trinidad and Tobago was originally brought over by South Asian indentures labourers who were taken there to work on the sugar plantations during British rule. [...]

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