Peshawar School Attack – Violence Breeds Violence ~ Dilly Hussain, Deputy editor of 5Pillarz, The Huffington Post UK BLOG.
On Tuesday, the world witnessed yet another mindless and despicable act of murder against innocent civilians. The Pakistani Taliban (TTP) claimed responsibility for an attack on the Army Public School and Degree College in Peshawar, which killed 132 children, 10 teachers and three soldiers.
TTP justified the siege on the military school as a response to the latest ground offensive by the Pakistani army in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), which has led to the death of their women and children.
Whilst there is absolutely no justification for the killing of women and children in Islam, Muslim leaders have made the all-too-common mistake of apologising and condemning a crime which was not carried out in the name of religion. Rather, the unfortunate event that occurred was as a result of…
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