Category archives for Pakistan

Sir Zafrulla Khan, a Polymath: Introducing Islam to the West

Encylopaedia Britannica states about Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan: “Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan was a Pakistani politician, diplomat, and international jurist, known particularly for his representation of Pakistan at the United Nations (UN). The son of the leading attorney of his native city, Zafrulla Khan studied at Government College in Lahore and received his LL.B. from King’s […]

Extremism, Part of Our Blood: A Pakistani showing mirror to the fellow citizens

Source: Taciturn’s Blog We, as a nation, have something more in our blood than mere ‘red cells’, ‘white cells’ and ‘platelets’. As a matter of fact the laboratory of ‘sanity and justice’ carried a blood test of the nation which discovered an additional element in our blood. This malicious element running in our veins affects […]

Dr. Abdus Salam: Nobel Laureate in Physics

In his achievements, Dr. Salam saw a certain special Providence of God. Let me quote from the transcript of one of his interviews. The questi0ns asked by Lewis Wolpert or Alison Richards are in inverted comas: “But I am not quite sure how you got to Cambridge.” I got to Cambridge by means of a […]

Dr. Abdus Salam nicely covered in Dawn.com

Source/ Courtesy: Dawn.com By Murtaza Razvi  Mohammad Abdus Salam (1926-1996) was his full name, which may add to the knowledge of those who wish he was either not Ahmadi or Pakistani. The man proudly lived and died as both, and much more, as Pakistan disowned him, in life and in death. The government denied him the honour of […]

Connecting the Dots: Education and Religious Discrimination in Pakistan — A Study of Public Schools and Madrassas

This study was sponsored by: U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) was created by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 as an  entity separate and distinct from the State Department. USCIRF’s principal responsibilities are to review the facts and circumstances of violations  of religious freedom internationally and […]

Watch out for the next hatemonger or copy cat Emperor Nero!

Courtesy / Source: Muslim Sunrise A lot of world history has been created by copy cat Neroes, who have established themselves by being defenders against an external, partial or non-existent threat, appealing to the sentiments of the masses of fear and prejudice. In this century Islamophobia can certainly serve as an explosive fuel for copy cat Neroes. […]

Islam faces the greatest danger from Islamist extremists

By Qasim Yousafzai For CentralAsiaOnline.com Shehrbano Taseer, daughter of slain Pakistani Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, spoke at a panel discussion at UN European headquarters in Geneva WASHINGTON, D.C. – Islam’s greatest threat comes from those who claim to be serving it – extremist militants, Shehrbano Taseer, daughter of slain Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, said June 27. Shehrbano said that militants, […]

‘Pakistan Exists thanks to Uncle’

Source / Courtesy: The Mercury, UK dated: August 19, 2009 This article refers to testimony of Prof. Muttieeullah Dard about the historic meeting of his uncle, Maulana Abdur Raheem Dard, Imam of London Mosque in thirties and Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the Founder of Pakistan.  The meeting led to Jinnah’s return to sub-continent politics and eventual creation of Pakistan in 1947. “My uncle […]