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Exclusion, mistrust and coercion: Religious minorities and Islamic nationhood in Pakistan
Mapping theological tolerance of unbelief, heterodoxy and orthodoxy in Pakistan remains the subject of intense political contestation.
Islamic challenges to Pakistan’s transgender rights law
Pakistan broke ground in 2018 with its legislation of a transgender rights law. But how has the situation unfolded since then?
Political Islam(s) in the Pakistani context: inclusionary and exclusionary
In studying the tensions of Imran Khan’s politics, we can learn much about the intellectual currents of political Islam in Pakistan.
WEBINAR: Taliban Afghanistan, two months in
Two months into the Taliban take-over of Afghanistan – where are we now?
Will Muslim-Majority States Recognise the Afghan Taliban’s ‘Islamic’ Regime?
Security-conscious Muslim-majority states should pause before deciding to recognise it.