Pope francisAs-salamu alaykum! Peace be with you! I consider it a great gift to be able to begin my Visit to Egypt here, and to address you in the context of this International Peace Conference. I thank the Grand Imam for having planned and organized this Conference, and for kindly inviting me to take part. I would like to offer you a few thoughts, drawing on the glorious history of this land, which over the ages has appeared to the world as a land of civilizations and a land of covenants.

yemen femine‘Innocent until proven guilty’, is the principle known as the presumption of innocence.  It is the principle that assumes innocence putting the burden of proof on the accuser.  This principle applies in most countries now, thankfully, including the UK, and was enshrined as a basic human right under article 11 of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.[1] For Muslims this has been enshrined in the Law since fourteen centuries earlier, as the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhī wa sallam) said: “Al-bayyina ʿalā al-Muddaʿī—[the duty] to clarify is upon the claimant.”[2]

afiaLegal experts said on Saturday that Dr Aafia Siddiqui was the most wronged woman on the planet today. The remarks were made by legal experts at a press conference at the Karachi Press Club (KPC). The case of Aafia Siddiqui and her children in the final count is simply a human trafficking case but this is perhaps the first human trafficking case of the world in which the victim of the human trafficking is criminalised. The government of Pakistan should dedicate the International Women's Day 2017 to the brave Pakistani mother Dr Aafia Siddiqui.

isis usaகடந்த மூன்று ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு ஐ.எஸ்.ஐ.எஸ் அமைப்பு என்பது அமெரிக்க, இஸ்ரேலிய உருவாக்கம் என்றும், அது இஸ்லாம் மற்றும் முஸ்லிம்களை தீய சக்தியாகக் காட்டுவதற்கும், மத்திய கிழக்கை அழித்தொழிப்பதற்கும் உரிய சதித்திட்டங்களுள் ஒன்று என்றும் என் ஆக்கம் ஒன்றில் தெளிவுபடுத்தியிருந்தேன். மேற்கு ஊடகங்களால் மூளை சலவை செய்யப்பட்ட பலர் அதனை நம்பியியிருக்க மாட்டார்கள்.

rima unsecgenIn the aftermath of World War 11, United Nations was established on 24 October 1945 to maintain international peace and security; develop friendly relations among nations; cooperate in solving international problems and promoting respect for human rights. 

However 72 years later today UN remains crippled and failed the humanity. Since its establishment the UN, blackmailed by US and its European partners, protected war crimes of Israel –an artificial entity which the UN created in violation of its very principles on which it was founded.