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Heightened tensions in Kashmir amid torture fears for Muslim activist held on spurious terror charges

Shaheer Choudhury 6 Min Read

The prominent Kashmiri human rights campaigner and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) critic Khurram Parvez has been arrested on phoney terrorism charges.

India threatens sedition charges against Pakistan cricket win celebrators

Shaheer Choudhury 6 Min Read

The Chief Minister of India’s state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has caused consternation and alarm after he pressed charges of cyberterrorism and “promoting enmity among groups” against seven Muslim youths.

Pakistan & Turkey to coproduce TV series on legendary Muslim leader Salāh al-Dīn

Shaheer Choudhury 5 Min Read

An agreement has been reached to co-produce a television series surrounding the life of the iconic and inspirational Muslim general Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn al-Ayyūbī (raḥimahu Allāh).

COVID-19: As India’s Covid variant spreads, Pakistan faces ‘impending doom’

Dr Izzadeen Chowdhury 4 Min Read

Last week saw a record rise in COVID-19 deaths in Pakistan. With the capacity of COVID-19 to spread exponentially, fear is spreading across Pakistan that it too will see a similar picture

Arabic language enters Pakistani curriculum

Shaheer Choudhury 3 Min Read

This week the Senate of Pakistan voted to approve the Compulsory Teaching of the Arabic Language Bill 2020.

Indian Army captain ‘planted weapons’ on deceased Kashmiri civilians

Shaheer Choudhury 4 Min Read

In a rare move, Indian police have filed charges against an army officer as well as two civilians for planting guns on the corpses of three Kashmiri labourers shot and killed in