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Liaquat Ali Khan: Like Hussain, always stay in the path of truth and justice

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SHAFAQNA- Liaquat Ali Khan, Pakistan’s first Prime minister, said about Imam Hussain (a.s.), “The martyrdom of Imam Hussain (a.s.) teach us a lesson that whatever the problems or dangers we face, we must not be afraid of it, and must not…

After the Mladic Conviction: Will Bosia find justice

SHAFAQNA- By: Henry Ridgwell LONDON — Ratko Mladic, the former general in charge of Bosnian Serb forces during the Balkans war in the early 1990s has been convicted of 10 charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes…

Book; The Justice of God

SHAFAQNA- AUTHOR(S): Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi PUBLISHER(S): Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania CATEGORY: God & His Attributes Philosophy The Justice of God

The Icon of Justice

SHAFAQNA- Once on the eve of Ramadan, towards the end of a memorable sermon on the blessings of the month of fasting, the Prophet burst into tears. Asked by his dear cousin and son-in-law, the Commander of the Faithful, Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb…

Muslims Stand In Solidarity With Indigenous People Fighting For Sacred Land

SHAFAQNA - Indigenous people from across America have issued a rallying cry in defense of the earth at the Sacred Stone Camp in North Dakota ― and many faith traditions are heeding their call. Members of nearly 300 different Native American…

Divine Justice a Principle of Religion, Why?

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SHAFAQNA- Why do Shiites consider "Divine Justice" (from amongst all the other attributes of Allah (SWT)) as one of the principles of religion? :Answer As you may be aware, the prophets propagated their…

Why do Shias consider "Divine Justice" (from amongst all the other attributes of Allah (SWT)) as one of the principles of religion?

SHAFAQNA- As you may be aware, the prophets propagated their messages on the basis of two executive guarantees: warning the people and bringing glad tidings for them. They warned people from the agony of fire as a result of sins; and promised…

Justice in Islam

SHAFAQNA- God Commands Us to be Just The true justice described in the Qur'an commands man to behave justly, not discriminating between people, protecting others' rights and not permitting violence, no matter what the circumstances, to side…

A source of justice and restraint: Imam Ali’s thoughts on Freedom

SHAFAQNA - Islam these days has found itself sitting at the heart of furious debates – many of them dealing with the legitimacy of its teachings, the culture it has fostered by way of its Scriptures, and the political principles it has carried. Many…

The Karadzic’s Verdict - Justice or parody for the victims of Srebrenica - EXCLUSIVE

SHAFAQNA - March 21, 2016 week proved to be a glorious one indeed for the international criminal justice system as it witnessed some of the most prominent judicial achievements of the decade in terms of delivering justice within the international…

Unequivocal Justice: The ornament of a true leader

SHAFAQNA - Writing about a virtue of Imam Ali(a)  as a leader, I realised that he had  so many virtues that I would find  it difficult to choose one. Upon  reflection, it became clear that he  had one virtue, upon which all the  others…

The Story of Prophet David - "And follow not your desire for it will mislead you from the Path of Allah"

SHAFAQNA - When the two armies faced each other, Goliath challenged any soldier from King Saul's army to single combat, as was the custom of battle in those days. Goliath also wanted to show off his strength. The men were terrorized, and no…

Saudi targets prominent rights activist Samar Badawi

SHAFAQNA  - Rights activists and observers in Saudi Arabia have warned this week that the Riyadh has sharpened still its stance against those voices which have called for reforms and civil liberties. Less than two weeks after Sheikh Nimr…

Swedish FM calls for inquiry over Palestinian deaths

SHAFAQNA - Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has called for a “thorough” investigation into the killings of Palestinians by Israeli forces in the past few months. “It is vital that there is a thorough, credible investigation…

Nigeria Minister of Justice Ask for Release of 'Sheikh Zakzaky'

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SHAFAQNA - The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has asked the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs to formalize its request for the ‎release of the leader of the  Islamic Movement in Nigeria…

The principle of justice in Islam

SHAFAQNA - In the Islamic worldview, justice denotes placing things in their rightful place.  It also means giving others equal treatment.  In Islam, justice is also a moral virtue and an attribute of human personality, as it is in the Western…

On Oppression and Justice in Islam

SHAFAQNA - In light of the tragic situation in the Middle East–with the systematic mass slaughter in Syria, the hypocritical stance taken by many organizations/individuals, and the truly shameful collective silence of many religious scholars–I…

#IBelong #Bahrain Campaign kicks off on November 6 - Exclusive

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SHAFAQNA - November 6th represents the anniversary of the first decision to strip the nationality of Bahraini citizens on account of their political affiliations, stand or desire to oppose injustice in the kingdom island. But Bahrain remembers…