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Publication: A Memory of Religious Plurality in Jammu & Kashmir

A Memory of Religious Plurality in Jammu & Kashmir

Customarily, while the presence of numerous religious communities could be considered the perfect recipe…
Publication: Social Media Strategies and Online Narratives of Terrorist Organizations; Case studies of Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba

Social Media Strategies and Online Narratives of Terrorist Organizations; Case studies of Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba

From the expansion of extremist groups and their worldwide recruitment policies, it has become evident…
Publication: Afghanistan’s Derailing Democracy?

Afghanistan’s Derailing Democracy?

In 2020, the words ‘Democracy’ and ‘Afghanistan’ still do not sit well together. For many Afghans, the…
Publication: Guilty until proven innocent: The sacrilegious nature of blasphemy laws in Pakistan

Guilty until proven innocent: The sacrilegious nature of blasphemy laws in Pakistan

This paper will explore the legal background and genesis of the blasphemy laws of the Islamic Republic…
Publication: An overview of Terrorism Financing in South Asia

An overview of Terrorism Financing in South Asia

The tenacious endurance of such terror organizations would not be possible without the system of financing…
Publication: Beyond Good and Evil - An examination of Women joining ‘Islamic State’

Beyond Good and Evil - An examination of Women joining ‘Islamic State’

Despite traditional perceptions that women do not participate in violent extremism nor are perpetrators…
Publication: A historical introduction to Naxalism in India

A historical introduction to Naxalism in India

Naxalbari, the village that gave its name to the movement, was the site of a peasant revolt, instigated…
Publication: Dissecting ISIS after al-Baghdadi and an introduction to its proliferation in South Asia

Dissecting ISIS after al-Baghdadi and an introduction to its proliferation in South Asia

Experts remain circumspect and vigilant to what extent al-Baghdadi's death is as significant as it has…