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Compiled by Seema Chishti For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Khaled Ahmed | Updated: February 14 2015 7:54 am The Nawaz Sharif government says madrasas are sacrosanct and will not be investigated Related News After the adoption of a National Action Plan and a constitutional amendment to tackle terrorism through military courts the clerics in Pakistan are worried Records show many terrorists with a madrasa background some used also by a state that has lost several essential attributes of normality The Nawaz Sharif government says madrasas are sacrosanct and will not be investigated but a growing body of facts in the media says madrasas are involved in terrorism through the training of killers and “excommunication” (takfir) of the Shia community The state itself apostatises Ahmadi Muslims but baulks at takfir of the Shia counted as Muslims in the census Most madrasas have gone on record — they may deny it — in calling the Shia kafir Theirfatwas have been used as handbills prior to Shia massacres The document that arraigns the madrasas of Pakistan comes from India in the shape of a collection of fatwas for apostatising the Shia The compiler was the head of the Lucknow madrasa Nadwatul Ulema the late Manzur Numani The compilation is titled Khumeini aur Shia kay barah mein Ulama-e-Karam ka Mutafiqqa Faisala (Consensual Resolution of the Clerical Leaders about Khomeini and Shi’ism) al-Furqan Lucknow 1988 Numani was funded by Saudi Arabia to write a book against Imam Khomeini and collect fatwas of takfir of the Shia A number of clerical leaders of Pakistan cosigned or confirmed the fatwa against the Shia in 1986 Among them were two well-known names: Muhammad Yusuf Ludhianvi and Mufti Nizamuddin Shamzai Both were to die in the sectarian upheaval that overtookPakistan during the Afghan civil war of the 1990s and the jihadist reactionto the American invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 Share This Article Related Article Fatwas of apostatising are on record as having been issued from time to time from all the prominent madrasas of Pakistan Darul Ulum Haqqaniya Akora Khattak of Maulana Samiul Haq issued its own fatwa apostatising the Shia in 1986 saying that eating food cooked by them attending their funerals and burying them in Sunni graveyards stood banned Another fatwa from Jamia Ashrafia Lahore whose leader Maulana Muhammad Malik Kandhalwi known to be a relative of General Zia-ul-Haq declared the Shia kafir because “they held that the Quran had been tampered with and gave Hazrat Ali a status equal to Prophet Muhammad claiming that angel Jibreel had made a mistake while taking wahi (sacred verse) to the Prophet” The above fatwas were circulated in Quetta Balochistan in 2003 before the massacre of the Hazara Shia there on two occasions Since no madrasa is required by the state to register all the fatwas it gives out to the people the information given by the Hazara leaders on TV fell on deaf ears However the compilation of all the Shia-related Pakistani fatwas in Lucknow in 1987 is available for scrutiny by the military courts There are more than 25000 officially accepted madrasas in Pakistan — they may be double that number — not all of them registered with the government According to one source Balochistan alone has 10000 madrasas The big killers that Pakistan wants to catch and hang belonged to these madrasas at one time or another The biggest challenge for the government and the military courts is the Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) madrasa whose head Maulana Abdul Aziz was under summons in January from a court that he defied In 2007 al-Qaeda owned up links to it and created the Ghazi Force which savaged the military personnel of Islamabad-Rawalpindi with suicide attacks The killer behind the Ghazi Force named after the founder of the Lal Masjid was Qari Husain Ahmad Mehsud who had graduated from madrasa Jamia Faruqia of Karachi which was founded by Mufti Shamzai who went on to found Jamia Banuria too the biggest factory of sectarian killers till Shamzai himself was killed And Mehsud was killed by a drone because he trained the son of an air force officer to attempt blowing up Times Square in New York Many terrorist organisations now banned by Pakistan were born in madrasas Jaish-e-Muhammad was founded by a graduate of madrasa Jamia Banuria of Karachi Maulana Masood Azhar the same man who was caught in India but was “exchanged” for a hijacked Indian airliner He was the disciple of Maulana Haq Nawaz Jhangvi the terrorist mullah who was murdered in the sectarian war between 1980 and 1990 Now terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Jhangvi is headed byanother disciple of his Malik Ishaq? 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