deobandis

The madrassa and the state of Pakistan

Religion, poverty and the potential for violence in Pakistan.

| Oct 13, 2016

Deoband’s battle for survival and relevance

Given new security restrictions and internal obduracy, one of the region’s most important schools of Islam stands at a crossroads.

| Dec 01, 2009

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