Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism Archive

My response to a critical letter by a Deobandi – Zaid Hamid: I am recieving many such posts from deobandis every day. Most of them are only abuses, fatwas of Kufr, allegaitons of being a Kafir, Qadiani or an Iranian agent or a Mushrik etc etc. I have chosen one decent
Stemming Shia Hazara Killings in the Islamic State Era – Brian Perkins: While the international community scrambles to end the Islamic State-led atrocities against Iraq’s Shia community, a similar, albeit more isolated scenario is unfolding in Quetta, Pakistan. However, there has been no outpouring of support or concerted intervention to stop
Deobandi takfiri khawarij are ideological enemies of Pakistan – Zaid Hamid: The innocent little boys and girls of the Lal masjid Madrassa! This whole war of Khawarij has been fought under the fatwas of Mullahs who have given the justification to these animals to kill, loot, rape and murder Muslims
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism: 01 – 15 January 2015:     Dust In Our Eyes January 03, 2015 The starting point for the first term would be to tackle madrassas and seminaries; institutes which are significant in creating brainwashed, radicalised and isolated students, following a one-track path to
قاتل کو قاتل کہیے تو سہی حضور – از حیدر جاوید سید:
Documentary obfuscates, not highlights, sectarian terrorism in Pakistan – Aamir Hussaini: It is a very common mistake to present vague and obfuscated discourse on Shia genocide and Sunni Sufi genocide and sectarian based terrorism which we often find among those research reports and documentaries which are made by western funded
MQM’s leader Altaf Hussain’s bold stance against terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba – by Abdul Nishapuri: MQM’s Quaid Altaf Hussain condemns takfiri terrorists of Sipah-e-Sahaba and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi MQM’s founder and leader Altaf Hussain condemned target killing of Asghar Abbas in Chiniot, Punjab who was the local vice president of MQM. Altaf Hussain clearly condemned takfiri
“If an Ahmadi is murdered, everybody points a finger at Deobandis” – Tahir Ashrafi: LAHORE (30 Dec 2014): Leader of Deobandi outfit Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Tahir Ashrafi has said that PUC expresses solidarity with the families of the victims of the Peshawar army school attack and demands that the government arrest the
Deobandi and Wahhabi organizations are involved in religious terrorism – Shahid Ghuri (Sunni Tehreek): Editorial note : “The Voice of Sunnis ” recently published on its offical page on Facebook an interview with Shahid Ghuri, the central leader of Pakistan Sunni Tehreek (PST), a political party of Sunni Sufis of Pakistan. The interview
Deobandi takfiris, not Sunnis, are involved in religious terrorism – Allama Hamid Saeed Kazmi: Editor’s note : “Voice of Sunnis”, the official page of Sunni Sufi posted an image of an Urdu article by former Federal Minister for religious affairs in Pakistan Sahibzada Hamid Saeed Kazami (the head of Sunni Sufi political party “Nizam-e-Mustafa
Entire religious and sectarian wars in Pakistan are being waged by Deobandi gangs -LeJ, SSP, TTP – by Zaid Hamid: This is an unfortunate fact that entire religious and sectarian wars in Pakistan are being waged by Deobandi gangs — LeJ (Lashkar-e-Jhangvi), SSP (Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakiatan), TTP (Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan)! This is a decisive moment for Deobandi clergy in Pakistan. They
Ayaz Amir’s clear discourse on Deobandi takfiri terrorism: What should Pakistan’s Christians do? November 07, 2014 There had always been in Pakistan the Deobandi school of thought, co-existing easily and without conflict with other denominations and sects of Islam. The occasional sectarian clash did occur but it
طالبان دہشتگردوں کا تعلق دیوبندیوں، وہابیوں، اہل حدیث، جماعت اسلامی سے ہے، مفتی بشیر القادری: شیعہ نیوز (پاکستانی خبر رساں ادارہ) مفتی محمد بشیر القادری نورانی کا تعلق بنیادی طور پر پاکستان میں اہلسنت مسلمانوں کی نمائندہ سیاسی مذہبی جماعت جمعیت علمائے پاکستان سے ہے اور اس وقت جمعیت علمائے پاکستان کراچی کے جنرل
Zaid Hamid’s commendable stance against takfiri Deobandi khawarij: Zaid Hamid and Ahmed Noorani are two of the most powerful and clear voices in Pakistan against takfiri Deobandi terrorists of Taliban (TTP) and Sipah-e-Sahaba (ASWJ). This clarity is completely lacking by fake liberal thugs such as Najam Sethi,
Media Discourse on Deobandi Terrorism: 5 – 25 December 2014: The tragedy of Junaid Jamshed Syed Kamran Hashmi Daily Times December 05, 2014 Once a heartthrob with a western outlook and uncommon coloured eyes, he has grown a long Shenandoah beard (without a mustache) after being impressed by the
داعش کے تکفیری خوارج اور مسلمانوں کا قتل عام۔ خرم زکی:   یوں تو داعش کے تکفیری خوارج اور ان کے  “خلیفہ” ابو بکر البغدادی لعنتی الخارجی پر بہت کچھ لکھا جا رہا ہے اور گویا یوں ہے کہ مسلمانوں کی چودہ سو سالہ تاریخ اپنے آپ کو دہرا رہی
Is apolitical Islam possible? – Tahir Kamran: When Prof Joya Chatterji posed the question, ‘is apolitical Islam possible’ I was flummoxed simply because it is a rare nevertheless extremely relevant query. The advent of IS in Levant, which flaunts a peculiar brand of Islam and Tehreek-i-Taliban
Analysis: Why it matters that ISIS is not ‘a Sunni outfit’ as reported: Iraq: the last opportunity to counter Islamofascism? IT SEEMS the Western media remains confused about who ISIS are. They are still being labeled a ‘Sunni’ outfit, but it is certain they are Salafi/Deobandi jihadists fighting against both Shias and
Rights groups, activism and Deobandi response – Muhammad Amir Rana: Multiple processes of activism are gaining ground in Pakistan with political and religious parties leading the recent discourse on activism. Social welfare and rights groups are also quite active in Pakistan, but ultimately they contribute to enriching existing religious
UK: Two Deobandi brothers of Pakistan origin jailed for training at terrorist camp in Syria: Two jihadist brothers have become the first Britons to be jailed for going to Syria to attend a terrorist training camp. Hamza Nawaz, 24, and Mohommod Nawaz, 30, took photographs and videos of themselves as they travelled via France
Is there a moderate Deobandi? A comment on “Deobandi coalition in the making by Aoun Sahi” – by Abdul Nishapuri: LUBP Note: This article by Aoun Sahi published in The News on Sunday (23 Nov 2014, copy-pasted below) is a clear evidence of the impact made by LUBP and other Sunni and Shia volunteers in highlighting the almost exclusive dimension
World finally waking up to anti-Shia hate literature by Deobandi and Salafi hate groups: picture taken from AFP Editor’s Note: For years, a few activists have gone hoarse in trying to draw attention to the increasingly virulent anti-Shia hatred that has been spread all over the world by Salafi and Deobandi websites. Groups,
Shiraz Maher must distinguish between Wahhabi Deobandi ISIS and peaceful Sunni Muslims: Editor’s Note: In presenting a report about the horrifying propaganda videos of ISIS, BBC’s Shiraz Maher typically fails to mention the specific Deobandi and Salafi faith identity of ISIS barbarians. Using sweeping terminologies like “Sunni” to describe the beliefs
An introduction of Deobandi sect and its branches – by Ata Us Salam:   Nowadays Khatm-e-Nabuwwat group of Deobandis is very active in the United Kingdom. A large popularity and financial strength has made them well active and organized in this country. This group was come into being with only one point
Indian Muslims: Deobandi Vs Sunni:   NEW DELHI – Ideological differences are widening the rift between two major Muslim groups in central India, with the split escalating to the point of banning each others from attending mosques. “The Barelvis (Sunni or Ahlus Sunnah) in
Times of India: Pro-ISIS stir is visible in Deobandi and Wahhabi communities in India and Kashmir:   SRINAGAR/MUMBAI: The unexpected appearance of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS flags during recent anti-Israel protests in Srinagar has left government authorities, Sunni-Barelvi scholars and even Kashmiri separatists searching for answers. Masked Kashmiri youngsters were seen
Truth of Darul Uloom Deoband ‘s Fatwa against Terrorism:   Deoband fatwa terms terrorism an enemy: All kinds of ‘unjust violence’ rejected NEW DELHI, June 1: One of the largest Indian seminaries, which is said to have inspired the Taliban, has issued a fatwa against terrorism at a
Terrorism and Darul Uloom Deband – by Amir Quddus:   It is often alleged that Deobandi ideology is responsible for spread of terrorism in Pakistan so Darul Uloom Deoband which is mother of this ideology should try to do something to stop extremism and sectarian terrorism in the
The Nation’s editorial: Radical Deobandi forces of darkness in Pakistan: For decades, they have colluded with misguided elements of the state to impose their medieval mindset on Pakistan through manipulation, exploitation and sheer force, where necessary. They have spearheaded witch hunts of minorities, created and defended laws that allow
Deobandi parties form united front in support of takfiri ASWJ-LeJ terrorists: Editor’s note: Thanks to Sunni Sufi, Shia and Christian volunteers, Deobandi clerics and parties are feeling the heat because of empirical and robust exposure of their links with and patronage to takfiri terrorist outfits. This report by daily Dawn
Global Terrorism Index 2014 formally indicts Salafi and Deobandi cult for transnational terrorism – by Abdul Nishapuri: Global Terrorism Index 2014 reports that over 80% of the deaths from terrorist attacks in 2013 were in just five countries: Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria and Syria. The index attributes terrorism by the ISIS, Al Qaeda, Taliban and Boko
The Nation’s editorial: The Deobandi forces of darkness in Pakistan:   For decades, they have colluded with misguided elements of the state to impose their medieval mindset on Pakistan through manipulation, exploitation and sheer force, where necessary. They have spearheaded witch hunts of minorities, created and defended laws that
How to avoid blasphemy in Pakistan: What a torrid couple of weeks it’s been for anyone who has been accused of blasphemy in Pakistan. And might you there are more people accused than you might think. Starting off with Asia Bibi – she has been
The Globe and Mail: Pakistani Deobandi terror outfit ASWJ sending activists to Canada on a secret mission: An immigrant computer programmer accused of being part of an overseas terrorist organization claimed he was sent to Canada on a secret mission, according to an alleged audio recording recovered by police. A federal tribunal also heard Friday that
What should Pakistan’s Christians do? – Ayaz Amir:   Once upon a time under-class Mohajirs in Karachi, residents not of Clifton and Defence but depressed localities, used to be an object of scorn for other communities, regularly picked upon by the mostly Punjabi police and treated roughly
The Islamic sermon that taught me what’s happened to Birmingham: Birmingham has changed a bit since I grew up there in the 1970s. Back then, the stories of the hour were the usual industrial unrest at Longbridge, the IRA bombs in the Tavern in the Town and the Mulberry
Deobandi seminaries fail to support the humanist values of equality, tolerance, liberty and religious pluralism – Elham Manea (Huffington Post): The fact that Islamic religion has yet to go through a reformation process has made it an easy target for political manipulation — changing according to the political contexts, the leaders and the Geist of the time. With the
Does Pakistan have a plan for ISIS? – Marvi Sirmed: The consummate dithering and apathy that the Pakistani state has been demonstrating towards militant organizations gives it a unique status amongst the comity of responsible nations. There is probably no other state in the world ready to put its
Indian magazine Niti Central cites LUBP data on Shia genocide:   The Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari has sent invitations for the ‘dastarbandi’ of his successor Naib Imam to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi among others but has
Islam: The crisis within – by Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury: The Islamic world today is faced with extreme violence and conflict that is a danger to global peace and harmony. Countries such as Somalia, Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen are topping the list of states most likely to