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Pakistan’s Old Curse

NY times: LONDON — Only a week ago, the Red Mosque seemed a nearly untouchable bastion of Islamist extremism in Pakistan, a notorious seminary in central Islamabad known for producing radicalized,…

It wasn’t the final atrocity

Dawn.com: by Pervez Hoodbhoy — THE gut-wrenching massacre in Peshawar’s Army Public School has left Pakistan aghast and sickened. All political leaders have called for unity against terrorism. But this…

Pakistan takes on the Taliban as grief over Peshawar school massacre gives way to rage

The Independent: The grief has given way to rage. Three days after Pakistan suffered its worst ever terrorist attack, with the massacre of 132 schoolchildren in Peshawar, the country has…

Remembering The Weight Of Small Coffins

Patheos.com: By Qasim Rashid Today in Pakistan at least 132 sets of parents will remember this Jummah as their first Jummah without their precious child. This Jummah they will be…

What to say when your Muslim child asks about Peshawar

The Washington Post — (RNS) The massacre of 145 people, nearly all of them children, at a Pakistani school on Tuesday (Dec. 16) is almost too horrible for adults to…

India: Anupam Kher Open letter to Peshawar Terrorists

Peshawar attack: Anupam Kher writes open letter to terrorists Courtesy : Dawn News Devastated by the news of the recent attack on Army Public School in Peshawar, Bollywood icon Anupam Kher…

Pakistan: Taliban Attack on School in Peshawar

We have killed all of the children in the auditorium. What do we do now?’: Ismail Khan, The New York Times | December 18, 2014 10:31 AM ET More from…

Pakistan must separate religion and politics, say academics

firstpost.com: Terrorist massacres of the kind Peshawar saw will end only when Pakistan separates religion and politics, a Pakistani academic said in comments published on Friday. Aasim Sajnjad Akhtar also…

Pakistan attack reveals the truth about terrorism: it kills more poor Muslims than rich westerners

theguardian: by Ben Doherty — Those who suffer most from Islamist extremism are not people in rich western nations, but other poor Muslims. This is the fundamental truth that obliterates…

Islam condemns the killing of children — Queen Rania

AMMAN — “When did children become legitimate targets for radicals? When did global human rights treaties designed to protect children cease to matter?” Her Majesty Queen Rania asked in an opinion…

Pakistan’s greatest enemy is denial

India Express: Over the last few decades, Pakistanis have become accustomed to terrorists, as well as terrorism. But the Taliban’s slaughter of schoolchildren in Peshawar on Tuesday was an unprecedented…

Pakistani Army Chief Asks Afghans to Help Find Taliban Commanders

Pakistani Army Chief Asks Afghans to Help Find Taliban Commanders Behind Massacre By ISMAIL KHAN DEC. 17, 2014 Photo A soldier stood guard amid the damage at the Army Public…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Condemns Taliban Attack on Peshawar School

Rabwah Times: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA condemns in the strongest terms today’s terrorist attack on Peshawar Government schools. Reports indicate at least 150 children have been killed and scores more injured.…

Robert Fisk: Peshawar school attack: Massacre of the innocents in Pakistan born of ambivalence towards Taliban. Army and security police have wavered between backing and attacking the group

It was a massacre of the innocents. Every report must admit this – because it’s true. But it is not the whole truth. The historical and all-too-real connections between the…

Murdering Our Own Children: The Deep Bigotry of Pakistan’s Sadness

Epigraph: And We (Allah) have sent thee (Muhammad) not but as a mercy for all peoples. (Al Quran 21:108) Written for The Muslims Times by Dr. Abdul Alim, Editor for…

‘I SAW DEATH’

Newsweek: by A Majeed — A SURVIVOR OF THE TALIBAN ATTACK ON THE ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL IN PESHAWAR RECALLS THE TERRIFYING ORDEAL. A teenage survivor of Tuesday’s Taliban attack on…

Pakistan mourns after Taliban Peshawar school massacre

BBC News: The Pakistani city of Peshawar has begun burying its dead after a Taliban attack at a school killed at least 132 children and nine staff. Mourners crowded around…

Live updates: Over 120 mostly children killed in attack on Peshawar school

ET: At least 120 people were killed when unidentified armed men opened fire on a private school in Peshawar on Tuesday, Express News reported. The Army Public School is located on Warsak…

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