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Brothers in Faith – a commonsense approach to Muslim brotherhood

The major schism in Islam was created following the demise of Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam over the question of his succession. Those who believed that Muhammad had proclaimed Ali, his cousin and son in law, as his successor were named as Shiaat e Ali (Partisans of Ali). The larger group who believed that no … Continue reading

Parveen Rehman

There is no doubt that Parveen Rehman was an extraordinarily brave woman. A trained architect who could have lived a comfortable life in Karachi’s up-market Defence or Clifton areas, she instead chose to dedicate her life to the poor of the squatter settlements of Orangi Town. She was the dearly departed Dr Akhter Hameed Khan’s … Continue reading

Give Peace A Chance

Once again war drums are being beaten and the media on both sides of the Indo Pak border is frothing at the mouth on the prospect of yet another conflict. Public opinion in both countries is being constructed towards hyper-patriotism and giving the other a bloody nose. Add to that the fervour of independence days … Continue reading

I have a dream

Luqman Shahzad inherited a poor financial background in 1986. He along with his brother and eight sisters would always wish for bread, not more but certainly no less than what the neighboring hounds of Alhajj Chowdary Sahib used to get daily; what to make a mention of their dairy and meat quota. The unfortunate boy, … Continue reading

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