Tag Archives: Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS)

Pakistan Saga Awards 2019 honors personal stories of struggle amid social vulnerabilities

Islamabad: A colorful “Pakistan Saga Awards 2019” ceremony celebrating some of the best video packages on pluralism, diversity, and rights was held in Islamabad, participated by diplomats, journalists, and scholars participated. The top three awards were bagged by videos narrating stories of courage and bravery of a person living with …

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PIPS seminar urges to promote a culture to live with differences

Islamabad: The Islamabad based think tank Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) hosted a seminar having title “Understanding the sectarian dynamics in Pakistan”, here at Islamabad which was attended by around 30 religious scholars and experts. Speaking on the occasion the PIPS director Muhammad Amir Rana agreed the issue is …

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The JUI-F’s Dilemma

By Muhammad Amir Rana THE Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI) is one of the oldest religio-political parties in the subcontinent. It has rendered a valuable contribution towards shaping the contemporary Muslim identity in India and Pakistan, besides influencing religious and political behavior in other parts of the wider region. In Pakistan, the …

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The ‘Morality’ Problem

Muhammad Amir Rana ‘MORALITY’ is a tool often used by undemocratic forces to snub democratic values and promote self-serving alternatives. Particular victims of this lethal weapon are democracies in transition which must make their way largely without challenging the so-called moral standards crafted by anti-democratic forces. As the political temperature …

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