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National Policy brief-1 Religious Thought and Conflict


This brief summarizes the finding of the first working group on Counter-Violent Extremism (CVE). The group deliberated the mechanism for shaping religion-based narratives against extremists’ violent ideologies. The theme of the group was suggested in the PIPS-proposed CVE model presented in 2016. The group debated what could be done to reduce the appeal of militants who quote their interpretations of religious texts, traditions and precedents from Islamic history to propagate their violent ideologies and justify their actions. It also shared the key contours of the new narrative that counters those held and promoted by the extremists. List of recommendations are also provided....

Event Report:
“Engaging parliament key in shaping religious narrative against extremism”

Publisher: Pak Institute For Peace Studies (PIPS)