Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism Archive

Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – From 31st March 2016 to 22nd April 2016:     Want to Fight the Terrorist Enemy? Start With Allies Like Saudi Arabia Matt Purple April 22, 2016 The Saudis claim they’re fighting terrorism, and to an extent they are, executing al Qaeda militants within their borders and
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – From 18th March 2016 to 30th March 2016: UK prisons chief defends Muslim chaplains over ‘disgraceful’ extremism claims Middle East Eye 18 March 2016 The head of the UK prison service has rejected speculation that a top Muslim adviser stands to lose his job for recruiting chaplains
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – From 15th Dec 2015 to 10th Junuary 2016: Jhang and the wedge of sectarianism Tahir Kamran January 10, 2016 Despite having a profound understanding of the social situation of the district and an extraordinary political acumen, he failed to do anything worth mentioning which could ameliorate the
Khaled Ahmed archive 2004: The Deobandi, Tablighi and Wahhabi roots of intolerance and terrorism in Pakistan: Daily Jang (November 19, 2004) reported that Sindh chief minister Arbab Raheem had told 106 policemen suspended for corruption that they would be reinstated if they did two months of Islamic moral training with the Tablighi Jamaat in Lahore.
Deobandi Cleric denies ties to San Bernardino killers as phone records surface:   The cleric acting as spokesman for the San Bernardino mosque where terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook worshipped claims he barely knew Farook and didn’t know his terrorist wife at all. But phone records and other evidence uncovered by federal
Kill all Takfiri terrorists but also kill the Takfiri ideology being spread through madrassas, media and curricula – by Mosh Z:   In Zarb-e-Azb, we have blown up the caves, flattened the settlements, bulldozed the camps. We have killed ‘em all, at least in some parts of Fata. In our jails, we have rounded up the ones deserving of the
Indian police identifies more Deobandi terrorists affiliated with Al-Qaeda:   Sources in Delhi Police have claimed that the interrogation of Mohd Asif Abdul Rehman, Abdul Rehman and Zafar Masood, who were arrested for alleged links with Al-Qaeda of Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), has helped them identify more modules of
San Bernardino massacre and the Deobandi connection – Daily Mail: A founding member of Department of Homeland Security says a database he spent years creating could have helped stop the San Bernardino terror attack, before it was destroyed by federal officials. Phil Haney, who investigated terror groups in the
Al Qaeda chief in India was educated in Darul Uloom Deoband India and Deobandi Jamia Uloom-e-Islamia, Banoori Town, Karachi:   NEW DELHI: Almost out of the blue, intelligence agencies learnt that the elusive head of the Indian branch of al-Qaida had been born in a family of freedom fighters in Sambhal, less than 200km from the national capital.
پاکستان شدت پسندی اور دہشت گردی کو فروغ دینے والے دیوبندی مدرسے بند کرے، امریکی سینیٹر ایڈ روئس کا مطالبہ – بی بی سی اردو: امریکی کانگریس کی خارجہ امور کی ایک کمیٹی نے پاکستانی حکومت سے ایسے مدارس کو بند کرنے کا مطالبہ کیا ہے جو شدت پسندي کو فروغ دے رہے ہیں اور پاکستان پر امریکی پالیسی میں تبدیلی کا بھی مشورہ
The Ongoing Crisis in Islam and the role of Salafi, Wahhabi and Deobandi Ideologies – by Divya Kumar Sotti:   After every major massacre perpetrated by Jihadists, the opinion space all over the world gets polarized between the two extremes. The liberals refuse to acknowledge any causal connection between the actions of Jihadists and the Islamic Scriptures. They
US lawmaker seeks shutting down of Deobandi madrasas in Pakistan:   WASHINGTON: An influential US lawmaker has sought the closure of 600 Deobandi madrasas in Pakistan, describing them as an “infrastructure of hate”. Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of the powerful House Foreign Relations Committee’s comments came after the deadly
Beena Sarwar condemns #ShiaGenocide: We sincerely appreciate a positive and articulate post by Beena Sarwar that clearly acknowledges #ShiaGenocide. We hope Beena will continue to have clarity in her writings and discourse. Beena should know if we were to poll a million muslims
Deobandi Butchery in San Bernardino: Roots of the Jihad Carnage in San Bernardino:   Note by Ali Rizvi: Now it is clear that alternative media sites like LUBP and activists like Ali Abbas Taj پیجا مستری Aamir Hussaini Aly Iman Ali Salman Alvi Riaz Malik Eisa Ali Khurram Zaki Irfan Qadri are
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – Sep 18 to Oct 10, 2015: Clash of civilisations? Khaled Ahmed Indian Express The latest news from the UK is how expat Muslims are savaging their women through arbitration councils. Britain has 1.5 million Muslims, the largest chunk of them from Pakistan, and therefore whenever
The Ahmadi mosque fire in London and the role of Pakistan’s Deobandi hate cleric Tahir Ashrafi: The Morden mosque fire highlights the growing radicalization amongst British muslims belonging to Deobandi and Salafi muslim sects. In this regard, notorious Deobandi cleric, Tahir Ashrafi and his brother have a public record for inciting hatred against not just
Why Prime Minister’s meeting with the Sufi scholars is significant? – Vicky Nanjappa: A delegation of 40 Barelvi Sufi Scholars on Thursday, Aug 27 called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event which was organized by the National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval aimed at sending a strong message in the sub-continent that
Defining the face of the Taliban – Wolf D. Fuhrig: The Taliban is a movement of fundamentalist Islam that dominated Afghanistan as an “Islamic Emirate” from 1996 until the death of their founder, Mohammed Omar, in 2013. The group gained diplomatic recognition from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and the United
how Pakistan protects Itself from regional sectarian war – Arif Rafiq: As sectarian wars continue to rage across the Middle East, Pakistan has managed to largely insulate itself from this regional plague. After a surge in Sunni-Shia sectarian violence from 2007-13, deaths from sectarian violence plummeted in 2014 by approximately
The murder of Ghulam Abbas highlights the power of Takfiri terrorists who murdered Sabeen Mahmud: Ghulam Abbas, the main eye witnesses of the brutal and callous murder of Sabeen Mahmud by takfiri terrorist, Saad Aziz Deobandi, was murdered in Karachi yesterday. As the main eye witness and the person who drove the Sabeen and
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – July 28 to Aug 06, 2015: Taliban Confirms Death of Mullah Omar William Tucker In Homeland Security July 30, 2015 With Omar now officially out of the way, Abu Bakr’s argument potentially holds more weight and will likely play a role in recruitment of jihadists to the
ہر خودکش حملے کا کھرا جا کر کسی دیوبندی مدرسے سے ہی نکلتا ہے – از احمد خان سٹیلمیٹ: Commendable clear stance on Deobandi terrorism by Mr Ahmed Khan ‏@stalemt آپ کسی بھی دیوبندی مدرسے کے طالب علم سے گفتگو کرلیں اگر اُس کے اور داعش کے نظریات میں انیس بیس کا بھی فرق ہوا تو میں ٹویٹر
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – July 18 to July 26, 2015: Lashkar-e-Toiba and Pak army recruit from same pool of educated youth Ajai Shukla  July 24, 2015 Fair explains why Pakistan’s poor, particularly urban poor, do not support terrorism. She points out that most terrorists are from the Deobandi sect,
Arabisation of Bangladesh – Taj Hashmi:   Visitors to Bangladesh, who enter the country for the first time through the Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport in Dhaka, might get the wrong impression about the major languages spoken in the country. Even before disembarking the aircraft,
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – July 14 to July 17, 2015: Arabisation of Bangladesh Taj Hashmi The Daily Star July 14, 2015 However, Bangali Muslims retained their language, script and many other aspects of the indigenous Bengali culture in the wake of mass conversion. Some of them are still unwilling
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – June 17 to July 8, 2015:   Deoband Movement and Deobandi Clerics of the Day Ammar Anwer Pakistan Herald January 18, 2015 Deobandi dignitaries started struggle against the Imperial Subjugation on Indo Subcontinent at that time when nobody dared to breathe a word against British
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – June 10 to June 25, 2015: Pakistani man caught with $20K weapons cache in Peterborough, Ont., will be deported within the month: CBSA Stewart Bell National Post June 1, 2015 The CBSA had linked him to the SSP through his association with Pakistani Deobandi cleric and
Shaan Taseer’s speech in the House of Lords highlighting Shia genocide and the persecution of minorities in Pakistan: My Dear Friends Below is a short speech I, Shaan Taseer, was asked to make to the House of Lords in the British Parliament. It was an honour, and as I made this speech on behalf of my countrymen,
ڈی پی او رحیم یار خان سہیل ظفر چٹھہ کی حق گوئی و بیباکی کی داستان۔ خرم زکی:  سانحہ پشاور، جس میں طالبان کے تکفیری دیوبندی دہشتگردوں نے 150 سے زائد معصوم بچوں، طالب علموں اور اساتذہ کو ذبح کر ڈالا، نے ہر پاکستانی کی روح و ضمیر کو جھنجوڑ ڈالا۔ وہ لوگ بھی جو اس سے
A brief account of Deobandi and Tablighi mosques’ connection to terrorism in the UK:   In 2006, the Daily Mail linked the terror-linked mega mosque (Markazi Masjid) of the Deobandis and Tablighi Jamaat in Dewsbury (UK) to the 7/7 bombers who committed terrorist atrocities in London. “The mosque is run by Tablighi Jamaat,
Due to my support to minority rights, I have been threatened by the Sipah-e-Sahaba (ASWJ) and Taliban (TTP) – Hamza Ali Abbasi:   Famous Pakistani actor, model and film director Hamza Ali Abbasi has revealed that due to his support to minority rights, he has received threats from the banned terror outfits including Sipah-e-Sahaba (aka ASWJ) and the Taliban (TTP). In
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – May 19 to June 07, 2015: Centres Of Ignorance The Nation May 11, 2015 Religious groups belonging to the Deobandi school of thought want the Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed removed for his anti-seminary remarks. He described the seminaries as ‘centres of ignorance and illiteracy.’ In
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – May 12 to May 25, 2015: Why Afghan Women Carried a Funeral Casket for the First Time in Memory Ann Jones May 12, 2015 The Nation Extreme fundamentalist mullahs have threatened the moderate Sufi inclinations of Afghans for a century. In 1929, King Amanullah banned
DW Report: Anti-Ismaili attack by Deobandi militants in Karachi: Gunmen in Karachi have opened fire on a bus carrying religious minorities killing scores of people. DW examines the reasons behind sectarian violence in the South Asian nation and how to eliminate it. At least 43 people were killed
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism – May 01 to May 15: Fears Grow in Central Asia of an ISIS-Taliban Alliance in Afghanistan John J. Xenakis 8 May 2015 Fears continue to grow throughout Central Asia of an alliance between the Taliban and Islamic State (IS or ISIS or ISIL or
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism : April 07 – April 21: The U.S. Muslim Honor Brigade Strikes Again Asra Q. Nomani The Daily Beast 21 Apr, 2015 On the homepage of its website, a photo of teachers and staff shows five of 21 scarved women peering out from behind full-face
Putting genies back in the bottle – Murtaza Haider: It is the pot calling the kettle black. For decades India has accused Pakistan-based fundamentalists of exporting religious extremism to India. The fountainhead of Islamic fundamentalism in South Asia, however, is not Akora Khattak, but Deoband in India. India
3,000 Indian Deobandi madrasas affiliated to Darul Uloom Deoband reject govt financial aid for modernisation: Nearly 3000 madrasas affiliated to country’s largest Islamic seminary, Darul Uloom, Deoband, have decided to shun any government aid for modernisation and to stay away from modern teaching. In its maiden budget, the Narendra Modi government had announced Rs
How I stood up to Chicago’s abusive Deobandi Imam – by Zainab Khan (Daily Beast): Mohammed Abdullah Saleem, who faces new criminal charges of sexual assault, tried to ban Zainab Khan from burying her father. Now, she tells her courageous story of standing up to one of Chicago’s most powerful imams. The decision by
Deobandi extremists in the UK – Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: It could be a millenarian crisis or a delayed reaction to decades of bad history, but millions of Muslims seem to have turned inwards, hankering for an imagined golden age. They are contemptuous of modernity’s bendable, ductile values. Some