• Pakistan Suspends Executions During Ramadan Fasting

    Pakistan Suspends Executions During Ramadan Fasting

    Nawaz Sharif,the Pakistan’s prime minister, has ordered that executions be temporarily suspended during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

    Ramadan began on Friday in Pakistan, and will continue for between 29 and 30 days, depending on the sighting of the moon.

    The suspension will be implemented in order “to observe the sanctity of the holy month,” according to a statement issued by the prime minister’s office on Thursday night.

    Pakistan lifted a six-year moratorium on the death penalty in December, after a Taliban […]

  • Buhari Urges Muslims To Promote Peace During Ramadan Fasting

    Buhari Urges Muslims To Promote Peace During Ramadan Fasting

    The President, Muhammadu Buhari, last night called on Nigerians to pray for the return of peace, love and prosperity throughout the country as Muslims commence the 2015 Ramadan fast.

    In a congratulatory message by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President also directed an appeal to the perpetrators of violence and destruction in the name of Islam all over the world to desist from tarnishing the name of the religion.

    According to Shehu, Buhari implored Muslims […]