extremism

Narrative beyond words

Narrative beyond words

In the wake of successful military operations like Operation Rah-e-Rast, Rah-e-Nijat, Zarb-e-Azab, and Radd-ul-Fasaad, there is some confusion over the reasons for extremism and radicalisation in society and also over the evolution of a counter-narrative to combat the same. Prior to the exercise of carving out a counter terrorism narrative, it is important to look […]

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Extremism and Peace

Extremism and Peace

The terrorist attack on the Agricultural Training Institute, Peshawar killed nine people and injured 32, mostly students. The launching of attack on the day of Eid Mildun Nabi, raises the question that how a person by hurting others can be the follower of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Islam is a religion of peace and balance, we […]

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Dynamics Leading to Radicalization

Dynamics Leading to Radicalization

Radicalization is change in belief, feeling, or behaviour towards increased support for intergroup conflict. Terrorism is the worst outcome of radicalization. People are not born radical; unjust practices, social/political alienation and personal experiences radicalize them. In the prevailing era, the phenomena of radicalization is widespread. The developing as well as the developed world are all […]

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Growing Hindu Extremism under Modi’s Administration

Growing Hindu Extremism under Modi’s Administration

Since India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come into power BJP’s discriminatory policies towards Indian Muslims have alarmed the international community. The BJP policies are based on RSS ideology of Hindutva or Hindu nationalism with an idea to form Akhand Bharat, or undivided Indian state which is true representative of Hindu culture and religion. The […]

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Unplugging terrorism via deradicalization

Unplugging terrorism via deradicalization

On the eve of Haj, Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz said the terrorists have gone astray and are destroying the image of Islam. He cautioned the Muslims about the menace of terrorists using the religion’s name while sabotaging peace. He urged Muslims to strive for spreading the real message of Islam— peace, love and […]

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