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Hasan’ al Hudaybi’s assessment of Sayyid Qutub – An insider’s take on alleged radicalism

Hasan’ al Hudaybi’s assessment of Sayyid Qutub – An insider’s take on alleged radicalism

It is interesting to note that some ideas of Qutb were critically evaluated and examined from within the Muslim Brotherhood. The most noteworthy contribution in this regard was done by Hassan al-Hudaybi, the second supreme guide (Murshid e Aam) of Muslim Brotherhood in the form of his book “Preachers, Not Judges” (Du’at la Qudat).

Murad Alvi In western academia, Sayyid Qutb has been portrayed as a key figure in the chain of proponents of “extremism” and “radicalism”. There is a vast literature that refers to Sayyid Qutb as the father of modern militancy; it is a general perception in the west and more so in the modern literalist Muslim […]

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The Red Sea Clog

The Red Sea Clog

The geographical value of the Red Sea – for being the shortest sea lane that connects the Orient to Europe and the Americas – also made the region it lays in, a vital commodity for imperial contenders in the colonial era and a chessboard for political influence later in the Cold War era. Today apart […]

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‘West has no problem with what kind of state you establish in the name of Khilafah but they fear the fusion of Islam and democracy.’

‘West has no problem with what kind of state you establish in the name of Khilafah but they fear the fusion of Islam and democracy.’

(This article is translation of an article titled “Khilafat Aur Jumhooriyat” wriiten by Ata ul Rehman published in Tarjuman ul Quran, July Issue)  In culturally Islamic country like ours, we encounter strange people around us; some say there is not any such Islamic term as “Khilafat” and some say there is no concept of a “nation state” […]