The freedom to believe, practice and preach any religion is an unalienable fundamental right, imperative to the maintenance of social cohesion. In the USA this principle has been protected by both the secular and the religious through legal guarantees and religious edicts; but periods in which humanity has enjoyed this ostensible luxury are rare. And … Continue reading Freedom of Religion in America
Indonesia has over 207 million Indonesians identifying themselves as Muslim, the largest proportion of the world’s Muslim community. However, the Indonesian government has failed to protect its religious minorities, more specifically Christians, Shia and Ahmadiyya, against an increase in levels of harassment. The majority of Indonesian Muslims are appalled by the increasing religious divisions facing … Continue reading Does Indonesia have a problem with rising intolerance towards minorities?
As Iraqi, Kurdish and allied forces attempt to dislodge Da’esh from Mosul, increased human suffering is inevitable. Even more Iraqis will be forced to either flee their homeland or become internally displaced. The severity of this second issue is deepened when we consider the miserable conditions of the squalid refugee camps. As the scenes of … Continue reading Making Sense of Conflict with Compassion
The ideology of Al Khawatir Movement is based on a doctrine of Absolute Purity which we define in terms of Seven Positives: Virtue. Sincerity. Compassion. Integrity. Sacrifice. Contemplation. Sharing. To further this ideology we advocate listening to the still small voice within and sharing the thoughts that come to you:1. VIRTUEWe believe that ABSOLUTE PURITY … Continue reading What does The Khawatir Movement stand for?