Tuesday, October 09, 2007 By Maryam
Pakistani madrassas should promote Sufism, as its message is the epitome of peace, said Ann EW Stone, a US entrepreneur and women’s rights activist on Saturday.
She told the to students and clerics of madrassa Iqra Madinatul Ilm that Stone said a few extremist elements in madrassas were giving Islam bad name. She said Islam and terrorism had no connection, but these elements were the main source of misconceptions between Muslims and the West. “Those involved in terrorism have nothing to do with Islam,” she added.
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