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Ammar Anwer is an ex-Islamist who writes for The Nation, Pakistan Today and other media outlets. He believes in secularism and democracy and aspires to see Pakistan become a pluralistic state.

ARTICLES BY: Ammar Anwer


June 12, 2017 10:18 am
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Pakistani Law Makes Ramadan a Dangerous Time for Religious Minorities

The unconscious man was covered in filth, and being rushed to a hospital. Irfan Masih was a sewer cleaner, and had been stricken by poisonous gases...

February 27, 2017 7:38 am
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How Pakistani Law Enshrines Extremism and Emboldens Terror

Pakistani extremists have killed nearly 50,000 people since 9/11. But government ineffectiveness in Islamabad has stymied all efforts to contain terrorist violence. The Pakistani government and military...

January 23, 2017 3:08 pm
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My Journey Away From Radical Islam

I grew up in Rawalpindi, a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan, in a family that had links with both the Deoband school of thought...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

South Korea Says North Korea Committed to Trump Summit and ‘Complete&...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to "complete" denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and to a planned...

Israel

Israeli Math Prodigy Aces ‘Relatively Easy’ National Exams at A...

Israeli students prepare for months to take the country’s equivalent of the SATs, but one gifted youngster appears to have...

Middle East

Iran Security Forces to Confront Unrest That Serves US -Judiciary

Iranian security forces will "resolutely confront" unrest that could be exploited by the United States and other enemies, a judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, after a wave of protests over...

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