Women are confessing about being sexually harassed during Mecca pilgrimage (“Hajj”)

Women are confessing about being sexually harassed during Mecca pilgrimage (“Hajj”)

While one might think that men would tame their vile urges while performing their religious Islamic duties in the holy city of Mecca, the reality is quite disturbing. Women have recently been speaking out about their experiences with sexual harassment while carrying out tawaf around the Kaaba during their pilgrimage to Mecca. It all started when Pakistani Sabica Khan shared a... Continua »
Pakistan police move to end anti-blasphemy riot

Pakistan police move to end anti-blasphemy riot

Since early October, Muslims in Pakistan have been rioting to hinder the softening of the Law sanctioning Blasphemy against Islam. The protests had erupted after the Pakistani parliament approved an amendment to the dreadful Blasphemy Law on October 2. Activists from Tehreek-e-Labaik on Sunday 26/11 clashed with security forces for a... Continua »
Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

The Rohingya are often described as “the world’s most hated minority”. Mostly ethnic Bengalis of Muslim faith, the Rohingyas live in the western region of Myanmar bordering the mother land Bangladesh as well as the hilly area of the Chittagong Hill Tract, where normally they deal with drugs smuggling, theft, robbery,... Continua »
Don Bosco on Islam, an interview

Don Bosco on Islam, an interview

An interview with Don Bosco dated 1853. An era in which man was free to speak.   Q. To begin with, what is meant by “Islam”? A. For Islam is meant a collection of doctrines which, if practiced, destroy every principle of morality. Q. In what countries Islam is professed?... Continua »
Jinnah’s Pakistan

Jinnah’s Pakistan

In a couple of days, India and Pakistan will celebrate their independence from the British Raj three scores and ten years back. In some paradoxical way, Bangladesh may also join in that celebration as that was also the precursor to its own independence some 24 years later on 26 March... Continua »