Browsing All posts tagged under »Nadeem Farooq Paracha«

The Myth of Ghazwa-tul-Hind

December 3, 2009 by

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By Ale Natiq Cross-Posted from Ale’s blog (Thanks to Pakistani intelligence agencies for their illegal Denial of  Service (DOS) attacks on Ale’s blog) Religion has quite frequently been used as an excuse for military motives. Talking specifically about Islam, hadees has been used as a tool to invent excuses for political motivations and military interventions/attacks […]

Maududi’s Children

June 16, 2009 by

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How the intellectuality of Political Islam turned into the brutality of faithful fascism by Nadeem F. Paracha Source: DAWN Blogs In Pakistan even the traditional Muslim practice of reasoning in matters of religion – originally introduced by the 9th century Mutazilites – is at times treated like some kind of an abomination to be feared, […]

Crackpots, ahoy!

May 17, 2009 by

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by Nadeem F. Paracha Nadeem F. Paracha explains what happens when the urban middle-class chooses to live in blissful ignorance. It was quite a sight watching Ali Azmat sitting with Zaid Hamid on TV, both passionately discussing ‘Hindu & Western Zionist aims to destabilize Pakistan.’ For those who might not know who Zaid Hamid is, […]

Slap him or slap yourself

May 17, 2009 by

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by Nadeem F. PARACHA DAWN – Sunday, 17 May, 2009 More and more does one now hear about incidents and tales where young urban women are being asked by total strangers to ‘dress properly’ or more so, wear a dupatta over their heads or observe hijab. The Taliban asking CD and barber shop owners to […]

Rupturing Heaven

April 12, 2009 by

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by Nadeem Farooq Paracha DAWN – April 12, 2009 Today societies in Islamic countries plagued by terrorism are almost completely incapable of raising a united front against the extremists ln 1979, an alarming incident occurred in the Islamic world, which most history books across the Muslim realm have almost completely expunged from its pages. However, […]