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An Effort To Counter Religious Extremism by Maha Usman - Published Feb 20, 2017

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by Maha Usman - Feb 20, 2017

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There are moments when there’s a flood of bad news about Pakistan on every forum, however, we tend to ignore the good things taking place in the country.

5th February was a day when Pakistan stepped ahead a little more. Unsilencing Pakistan and Dil Say Pakistan organized an event on ‘Interfaith Harmony’ which was attended by nearly 20 people from Islamabad. High school and university students gathered at Hive Islamabad to talk about different aspects under the umbrella of faith, the role of the state, and working on counter-narratives.


What’s Unsilencing Pakistan?


This great initiative believes that open dialogue can be used to tackle the ideological crisis prevalent in Pakistan. The scarcity of perspective feeds into the culture of intolerance and fanaticism which is the root of most of our contemporary problems. They believe that the heterogeneity of the Pakistani society should be s