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Pakistan continues to drift towards religious extremism and intolerance. Both Muslims and non-Muslims find themselves insecure and unsafe in the prevailing air of terror and hatred. peace seems to remain a distant dream. The vile dogmatic ideological theories of extremist forces have taken the society into ...
Kerala is currently witnessing a tussle between religious terrorism and secularism, Poet Kureepuzha Sreekumar has said. He was speaking at an event organised by the Manaveeyam Street cultural Collective on Sunday in protest against the recent attack on the poet. "Let's not reduce this fight to the level ...

The Indian government has stopped around 200 Hindu pilgrims from coming to Pakistan to participate in a religious festival. Addressing a press conference at the Krishna Mandir in Lahore, Hindu leader Dr Muawar Chand said the pilgrims had to arrive in Pakistan to attend the Maha Shivaratri, but the New ...
The chief minister, however, said that at present, the province was facing religious terrorism and both federal and provincial governments were taking steps to end this scourge. Mr Bizenjo denied presence of alleged safe havens of Taliban and other terrorist groups in any area of the country and said that ...
In 2014 the Pakistani Taliban announced that Khan should represent them in negotiations with the government. "All terrorism is politics," he says. "All this nonsense of religious terrorism. There's no such thing as religious terrorism. It's politics behind it. The political injustice. Perceived injustice is why people ...
For decades, the two have maintained a formal but uneasy strategic alliance, first against Soviet designs on Afghanistan and recently against religious terrorism. But the breach precipitated by Trump has exposed the underlying reality: that Islamabad and Washington view the region's threats through ...

Mattis unveiled the new NDS document on Friday, calling for a bigger defense budget to counter any "threat to America's democracy experiment" in the world. But in the view of Jennifer Breedon, a lawyer specializing in foreign policy, international law and religious terrorism, abandoning the war on terror to ...
It creates the conditions for the resurgence of religious terrorism. Finally, Trump's decision isolates the United States in the international community by demonstrating that the government of the strongest country in the world is prejudiced against one party to the conflict. In other words, Trump and his advisers ...
What is revealing about that last sentence is not the connection she draws between savage practices in Christian late antiquity and in the name of Islamic State but the phrase "monotheism and its weapons". Many modern commentators like to speak of religious terrorism as a horrific distortion of religious ...
Although the government is led by Shia Islamists, it is personal rivalry - and not political ideology - that motivates these challenges to an already weakened Baghdad which has been recently trying to re-establish authority by declaring victory over Kurdish secessionism and religious terrorism in quick ...
Moreover, he identifies radical religious terrorism as a serious threat. Maybe China could help the U.S. in dealing with the North Korean threat and Russia with the Iranian one. However, the U.S. cannot ask for help from these two major powers because China and Russia are said to be America's greatest ...
religious terrorism and state-sponsored terrorism are just ancient tribal feuds over land, over property, over power. God is just a mythic shorthand to mobilise the tribe. The new, secular gods who can establish and rouse a tribe are nations, ideologies and brands. Nations can fight over identity. feminists ...
Balochistan and particularly Quetta, is heading towards serious human rights and security problem, like the missing persons issue, human rights violations, religious terrorism, and attacks on minority groups. Despite a large presence of law enforcement Agencies (LEAs) in Quetta, and operations ...
They don't consider religious terrorism to be terrorism at all. Neither do they consider expressing differing opinions to be freedom. They want to replace democracy with theocracy. So, obviously only the likes of Akayed Ullahs, and not Einsteins, will be born in these overly religious societies. It is because of ...
"This is religious terrorism," said Andrade, who works with the Center for the Promotion of religious Freedom. "The physical violence destroys a person's sanity. You feel weak." The drug traffickers wrote "Jesus" in the cement outside Flores' home. (Courtesy of Carmen Flores). From the moment the ...
There have been a number of violent attacks in Xinjiang by groups China claims are separatists linked to overseas Islamic terrorist organizations. Michael Clarke, author of "Xinjiang and China's Rise in Central Asia," wrote for CNN last year that Beijing has long used fear of religious terrorism to "justify its ...
In the latest episode of Common Sense, Dan Carlin considers what's being lost in the current age of terrorism. He posits the idea that America would look much different right now had 9/11 never occurred--terror as a main driver causing the rift between Left and Right. The word "terror" not even need be ...

Those who virtual-hug or re-tweet politicians who preach acceptance of a new normal of religious terrorism as the price we all have to pay for their cynical political decisions. Those who feel better about themselves when James Taylor croons 'You've got a friend' at the invitation of an American Secretary of ...
It will also provide a safe spaces for people to discuss religious issues. Ms Fu said her ministry has always been looking into "potential fissures", which range from race, religion, foreigners versus locals to social divides such as income inequality. "I wouldn't say that religious, terrorism, or religious extremism ...
Raza's father, who also joined the protest, demanded that the state intervene in the matter and recover his son. Responding to a question, he said that his son was working for a private firm and was unaware if his son was involved in activism. Terming the Faizabad sit-in "religious terrorism", he said that ...
A few weeks ago, my two-year-old son and I were at our local mosque. We reached early and were approached by two merry Missionaries from Karachi. After some ceremonial small talk, they asked if I prayed regularly. I confirmed that I did. They asked if I read the Quran daily and fasted yearly. I assured ...
But now, with the global news and the Internet, not to mention missing Gospels turning up throughout the 20th century and religious terrorism, it's entirely obvious that God is not small; not tribal -- in fact has no interest in imposing the terms and conditions that we say He imposed upon us. But even so, in ...
Also, experts on terrorism tell us that whatever its ideology - be in secular or religious - terrorism is always inherently political: it is about seizing power, bringing down the status quo, or forcing a regime to accept or relinquish a particular policy. Much of the terrorism we see today is deeply political.
The black people would have left their respective countries because of either religious terrorism, acute unemployment, violent political instability or natural disasters such as drought. The immigrants' destination is Europe where they hope to find employment by which they can support their families. Some ...
However, this conventional wisdom of the fourth wave religious terrorism limits the analysis and complexities of the growing number of violent radical movements. In fact, terrorist attacks in Paris in these recent years reflects a dreaded battle between France and its colony predecessors, the Maghreb of ...
"Additionally, a very small minority of our citizens has answered the call to international religious terrorism and a few remain students of this dangerous doctrine, posing a greater strain on our security services and our national budget. We've only just completed a comprehensive National Security Policy and ...
terrorism is certainly diverse and different studies are replete with discussions of different models: state-sponsored terrorism, dissent terrorism, terrorists of the Left and of the Right, religious terrorism, criminal terrorism, pathological terrorism, issue-oriented terrorism, separatist terrorism and narco-terrorism.
Egypt's top Muslim leader has again signalled his condemnation of Islamist terrorism and committed to helping fight violence motivated by religion. The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Muhammad al-Tayeb, met Pope Francis at the Vatican during a during a conference organised by the St Egidio ...
Was this an isolated error or has the Air Force failed to notify federal authorities of other personnel with criminal records? The military should find out. While Kelley's rampage evidently was related to one of his many domestic disputes, it's important to batten the hatches as a hedge against religious terrorism, ...
... Pakistan's mineral-rich and largest province by area, has been gripped by a homegrown separatist insurgency and religious terrorism.
... many in the world's most populous nation, which still struggles with poverty and where Islam is increasingly equated with religious terrorism.
... and in bringing a clarity of vision towards ethnic terrorism, ideological terrorism and religious terrorism," he told The Hindu in an interaction.
Consequently, millions who fled to escape economic woes found themselves condemned to a totalitarian state and religious terrorism.
Bruce Hoffman, in his book "Inside terrorism" writes: "For the religious terrorism, violence is the foremost divine duty executed in direct ...
Yes, violent religious terrorism is bad; no one likes it. And yes, Parmar posters are definitely problematic. But why bring this up out of nowhere ...
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has asked the public to be vigilant against the growth of religious terrorism. Addressing a ...
He said each of the earlier waves lasted about 40 years, and that he expected the period of religious terrorism to fade by 2025. But in every ...
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen, calling the proposed legislation "soft", said it could not be considered "the great law to eradicate (religious) terrorism".
... the Commission for inter-religious dialogue of the Archbishopric of Rio, described the attacks as "religious terrorism" against these religions, ...
In the latest episode of Common Sense, Dan Carlin considers what's being lost in the current age of terrorism. He posits the idea that America ...
In the 21st century there is visibly an increase in religiously motivated terror attacks. Many of the radical groups identify themselves with radical Islam, but how did violence and religion evolve to this point? Photo from ISIS taken in Ninive area, Iraq, in 2015 and published by the group on their web pages.
Attacks by non-Muslim attackers receive less coverage and are not usually categorized as religious terrorism. For example, the attack on a synagogue in Kansas by a KKK member, the attack on Planned Parenthood in Colorado, and the attack on the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin were not categorized as ...
... monk go from publicly arguing over proper meditation breathing to becoming the face of Myanmar's Islamophobic religious terrorism?
... agencies to keep him at an undisclosed location on legal pretexts originally allowed for a particular situation - religious terrorism.
If the Pandora's Box of religious terrorism, a favourite pastime of imperialism, opens up there won't be any respite even for the ordinary citizens ...
If the Pandora's Box of religious terrorism, a favourite pastime of imperialism, opens up there won't be any respite even for the ordinary citizens ...
Sofia. September 11, 2001 changed the world, Arab World expert Prof. Vladimir Chukov told FOCUS news agency on the occasion of the 16th ...
Fight fire with fire...................that is what the rest of the world is now doing. Had enough of religious terrorism globally. Time to stand up and fight ...
In fact, we had much bigger concerns at some point of time with religious terrorism Now, that has been a real ongoing issue. Here is something ...
Still, religious terrorism is something that I study. And I've done it for over 30 years. I've written several books and scores of articles about the ...


 

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