Triple talaq

When Women Won: Triple Talaq Now Unconstitutional In India

“Punish us if you want, but triple talaq will remain valid in India”, The Jamiat Ulama-i Hind, the leading Islamic Organization in India, proclaimed after the Supreme Court’s Ban on triple talaq. Challenging the 1400-year-old practice, the Muslim Women’s quest for equality filed seven petitions including one by a woman who was divorced through WhatsApp.
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Central African Republic refugees

CAR: Ethnic Cleansing of Muslims, Civil War and Insufficient Aid

On March 24th, 2013, a group of Seleka rebels finished a nearly four-month long assault on Bangui, the capital city of the Central African Republic. The attack started after several rebel groups claimed that the CAR government wasn’t abiding by peace treaties signed in 2008 after the Central African Republic Bush War.
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Honour Killing

Honour Killing: A Stigma on Humanity

It was a pleasant day. The evening had been dreamy and relatively cooler after the first monsoon rain. Enjoying tea with cookies, I was scrolling up and down on my feed when news caught my eyes. I couldn’t just scroll it down; a Christian teenage girl from Israel had been killed by her father over a relationship with a Muslim guy. That was Tuesday July 18th, 2017.
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Jehovah's Witnesses

Jehovah’s Witnesses: The Irony of Faith and Death

Jenny, 28, was diagnosed with leukemia seven months after discovering she was pregnant. Doctors advised that she could do two things that would save both her life and her baby. First, undergo a C-section and then chemotherapy, options she refused because of one thing. It required a blood transfusion. She died from giving birth.
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The Exodus of Kashmiri Hindus: A Tale of Pain and Suffering

Kashmir, once known as the “Paradise on Earth” has not only changed but has become the biggest controversy of the decade. Now, known across the world as the land of terrorism, Jihadis and stone pelters along with the fields of saffron, the once beautiful Kashmir has now transformed into something that no one wants to be part of. Nonetheless, for the denizens of the state, violence is nothing new.
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