Shia

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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