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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Honor Killings

Honor Killings: A Stigma of 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. One of many honor killings we had to wittness in recent years.
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rohingya myanmar rakhine

Rohingya Muslims: Ethnic Cleansing in Rakhine, Myanmar

Is ethnic cleansing happening in Myanmar? There are some key themes that can usually be used to define ethnic cleansing. Some of these include ideas like military control, state media propaganda, violence happening against a growing minority group, etc…
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Kashmiri Hindus

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 Kashmiri Hindus denizens of the state, violence is nothing new.
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