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Pakistan

THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES TO WAKE US UP!

DATE : December 17, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Following the ruthless massacre of innocent children and their teachers at a School in Peshawar, Pakistan I posted my facebook profile picture saying “We are Sorry”. I mean it. We are sorry as individuals, organizations, communities and a nation for having let down our future generations. These students were the brightest light of our country […]

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DEFYING EXTREMISM: GENDERED RESPONSES TO RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE

DATE : November 22, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

November 20 – 21, 2014 Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, San Diego http://www.sandiego.edu/peacestudies I was honoured to be part of this conference for a panel titled “Started From my Living Room: community based models for anti-radicalization and reformation”. Before coming to this conference, I had no idea what it entailed and upon […]

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Raheel Raza’s Jihad

DATE : May 13, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Raheel Raza’s Jihad by David Suissa October 3, 2013 | 11:00 am Raheel Raza. Photo from raheelraza.com If the religion of Islam ever succeeds in eradicating its extremist and violent elements, it will be because of devout Muslim women like Raheel Raza, a long-time human rights activist from Pakistan. I came across Raza’s name on […]

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