Omer Farooq

Azra Choudhary, a Jammu massacre victim: the journey to Islam and translation of Tazkeer ul Quran into Dogri

Azra Choudhary, a Jammu massacre victim: the journey to Islam and translation of Tazkeer ul Quran into Dogri

Story of her life, her childhood in the most difficult conditions, her journey to Islam, translation of Quran and also the story of her mother, a victim of the Jammu massacre in 1947.

This is the story of Azra Chowdhary’s legendary life, how she began her childhood in the most difficult conditions, her journey to Islam and larger purpose as she toiled through her difficulties. Also the story ofher mother, a victim of the Jammu massacre in 1947. Azra Choudhary, a Jammuite Muslim and former govt employee, had […]

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70 Years of Broken Promises: The Untold Story of the Partition Plan

70 Years of Broken Promises: The Untold Story of the Partition Plan

In a recent talk before Chatham House think-tank in London, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, approached the issue of a Palestinian state from an intellectual perspective. Before we think of establishing a Palestinian state, he mused, “it is time we reassessed whether the modern model we have of sovereignty, and unfettered sovereignty, is applicable everywhere […]