THE GOVERNMENT'S counter- radicalisation strategy in the wake of ISIS threat now includes madrasas
across the country where young, impressionable minds are given Islamic education.
Meanwhile, in order to continue its clampdown on the nerve-centre of militancy, the provincial government has decided to carry out the geo-mapping of the madrasas
or the religious seminaries.
Last week, the Sunday Mail reported on extremist madrasas
- religious schools - attended by leaders of Pakistan Taliban in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Lahore -- Jamiat UlemaeIslamFazl (JUIF) ameer Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday blamed "Establishment" for arming and training to Madrasas
Women here can get educated on Islam either at home or at special madrasas
and through sermons by Tabligh," she said.
The posters also warned parents that children should be admitted only to the madrasas
Ugandan Muslims are in distress over the daily and repeated closure of the Muslim Quran schools, commonly known as the Madrasas
, by the Security operatives, mainly, the Uganda police force.
As many as 200,000 Muslim children of all ethnic backgrounds -- aged four to the mid-teens -- attend these madrasas
After the downfall of the Soviet Union, educational institutions known as Madrasas
and political-religious figures continued their activities to reinforce Jihad against non-Muslims with the financial aid of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
ISLAMABAD, September 30, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Jamiat Ulma e Islam Chief, Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman Wednesday termed the governments step to regulate the Madrasas
education system, a historical and positive step.
The rapid proliferation of madrasas
across the Islamic world is truly an amazing feature of that period.
Similar to the images we may have of madrasas
in Afghanistan and Pakistan, where students in white clothing squat on the ground in rows and read aloud from the Koran, moving their heads up and down in unison, my father's schooling was all about the Koran.