ICRD Monthly Update: September 29, 2017

Last summer, ICRD and its local partners convened top religious scholars and civil society activists to identify the theological doctrines and historical narratives that call for harmony and respect across sects. These leaders represented all major Islamic sects in Pakistan – Deobandi, Salafi, Barelvi, and Shi’a – and together they produced a joint document that challenges the prejudices and myths that have been used to justify sectarian extremism. This document represents not only a critical resource for messaging, but a point of common ground between estranged communities. Read more