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UJN Pakistan Unity Declaration 1434

Full set of resources available of this historic meeting. Islamic Human Rights Commission and Citizens International as joint secretariats of Universal Justice Network brough together Muslim scholars and leaders from Pakistan to work on unity issues. At the end o fthe two day closed meeting the group signed a historic agreement condemning sectarianism, vowing to remove it as a cause of conflict in the violence-stricken country. A full set of resources about this initiative can be found on this page…

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Press Release: Pakistani leaders sign historic anti-sectarianism declaration

Muslim scholars from Pakistan have signed a historic agreement condemning sectarianism. Muslim scholars from Pakistan have signed a historic agreement condemning sectarianism. and vowing to remove it as a cause of conflict in the violence-stricken country. Meeting in the Turkish seaside resort of Bodrum under the auspices of the UJN the scholars, who represent all of Pakistan’s major Islamic sects and tendencies, agreed to come together to tackle religious intolerance in the interests of Muslim unity. Brought together by the…

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Investigating claims of sectarianism

Report of the UJN Delegation to Indonesia, January 2013 In early 2013 a Universal Justice Network delegation visited Indonesia to ascertain the validity of claims that internecine sectarian violence between Sunni and Shia had reared its head in what had hitherto been a country where different sects of Islam had lived together peacefully. This is the report of that mission which outlines the team’s findings and recommendations. It makes shocking reading and its recommendations are impactful not just for Indonesia…

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Press Release: Egypt – Istanbul to host Egyptian crisis meeting

UJN facilitates meeting with IHRC in UK and Malaysia, Citizens International Istanbul is to play host to an important gathering to discuss and suggest ways out of the political crisis in Egypt. Titled “Egypt: The Way forward”, the meeting is being convened by the Universal Justice Network (UJN), through its two secretariats, the UK-based Islamic Human Rights Commission, and Malaysia based, Citizens International, and the  will feature prominent Islamic and Arab activists. They include Egypt’s Salma Ashraf, a political activist…

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Forwarded Press Release from Citizens International

STOP THE MASS KILLINGS IN EGYPT Joint statement by Citizens International, MAPIM, Universal Justice Network (UJN) and SHURA on the mass killings of peaceful protesters in Egypt by the Military We strongly condemn the mass murder by the Egyptian army and police of people protesting peacefully against the military coup in Egypt and for the restoration of democracy. More than 250 protesters have been killed according to official sources but the death toll according to those on the ground is…

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PRESS RELEASE: Hold on to the rope of Allah

Universal Justice Network wishes all Muslims in Malaysia a happy and spiritually meaningful Eid al Fitr. Millions of Muslims have answered Allah’s command and completed the fast during the whole of Ramadhan and performed prayers and supplications to bring us closer to Him. Ramadhan is a month of reflection, examining our condition to see whether we are following our Creator’s commandments – doing good and avoiding evil. Fasting symbolises the unity of the Ummah and our submission to Allah. We…

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Sampang Crisis

A Universal Justice Network team is visiting Indonesia  starting 5 January 2013 to discuss unity and progress.  The trip comes in the wake of sectarian violence that has seen villagers killed in internecine Muslim violence.  Details and action points for campaigners can be found here. The UJN team includes Massoud Shadjareh and Farah Mirza-Bukhari from IHRC, Mohideen Abdel Kader from Citizens International and Imam Muhammad Al-Asi the elected Imam of the Islamic Center, Washington D.C., USA, as well as local…

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