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Pakistanis Hunt For Militants Behind Lahore Easter Bombing

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.28.2016 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities launched a hunt on Monday for militants behind a suicide bomb that killed at least 65 people in an ...

Bangladesh Hangs 2 Opposition Leaders For War Crimes

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 11.21.2015 | World

DHAKA, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Bangladesh executed two opposition leaders on Sunday for war crimes committed during the 1971 war to break away from Pakista...

A Failed Coup in Trinidad and Tobago

ADST | Posted 08.04.2015 | World

On July 27, 1990, a Muslim organization called Jamaat al Muslimeen instigated a coup against the government of Trinidad & Tobago. Forty-two insurgents...

Don't Make Excuses for a Genocidal Criminal: On Ghulam Azam

Sabbir Khan | Posted 01.17.2015 | World
Sabbir Khan

Ghulam Azam, a war criminal, died in a Bangladeshi prison on October 23 while serving a 90-year sentence.

On Non-Violent Islamic Extremism (3/3)

Elham Manea | Posted 12.22.2014 | World
Elham Manea

This project is the responsibility of Muslims themselves. It cannot be imposed from the outside. But it is necessary to tame religion, bring it back to the private sphere, and separate it from politics.

'Vying for Allah's Vote'

Ziad Haider | Posted 05.13.2014 | Books
Ziad Haider

Pakistan's Islamic parties have long wielded influence through street politics; political and, at times, ideological alliances with the army; and support to militant groups. They are key players that merit continued study. Vying for Allah's Vote examines their origins, ideologies, bases of support, and relationship with extremism and civilian rule.

Islamists Have Failed to Deliver

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 03.05.2014 | World
Parvez Ahmed

Muslims favor democracy, symbiotic coexistence with others and a system of governance that best reflects their own ethical values. Islamists like the ruling secularists they deposed have not been able to translate this aspiration into effective governance.

Opposition Leader's Execution Sparks Violent Protests In Bangladesh

By JULHAS ALAM | Posted 02.11.2014 | World

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — An Islamist political party has vowed to deepen the role of Islam in Bangladesh to avenge the execution of a party leader w...

A Justice Denied as Bangladesh Prosecutes War Crimes

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 02.01.2014 | World
Ronak D. Desai

Born in bloodshed, Bangladesh seeks a justice long overdue. Regrettably, the very judicial body responsible for delivering that justice instead threatens to further deny it.

Emran Hossain

Bangladesh Arrests 'Atheist Bloggers' | Emran Hossain | Posted 04.03.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Bangladeshi government is cracking down on bloggers critical of its pro-Islamist stance, arresting four of these writers in the capi...

Bangladesh's "Day of the Martyred Intellectuals": A Search for Justice and National Healing

Atif Choudhury | Posted 12.14.2012 | World
Atif Choudhury

Imagine if, mere days before our independence from the British Crown, British troops had systematically rounded up, tortured, and killed most of the b...

Karachiites Stopped From Breaking Shaving World Record

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

In a despicable event, the citizens of Karachi were stopped from holding a shave-a-thon to break the world record of mass shaving.

Rising Extremism in South East Asia: Dangerous Repurcussions

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

The seemingly unending scuffle over the name of Allah has imploded the fragile society of Malaysia that is already teeming with racial disputes. The rising violence should not be a surprise.