Center for Islamic Studies

Centre for Islamic Studies Condemns Horrific killing and Extremism in All Forms

The Centre for Islamic Studies (CIS) condemns religious extremism in all its forms and calls on the Government of Pakistan to take all steps necessary to eradicate religious extremism once and for all time. This follows the shocking, cold-blooded murder of Sri Lankan Priyantha Diyawadana by a rabid mob, accusing him of blasphemy. We condemn this horrific killing in the …

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Mosque Tours catch on in Sri Lanka

Mosque Tours are fast catching on in Sri Lanka. The latest Open Mosque Day held at Kollupitiya Jumma Mosque in Colombo on 22nd January had around 800 people of other faiths participating. Besides a tour of this beautiful mosque, participants were taken around a poster walkthrough clearing misconceptions of Islam, given free calligraphy of their names in beautiful Arabic script …

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