The Rabtah Madaris Islamiah organized and held a successful All India Anti-Terrorism Conference on the 17th Safar 1429H (25th February 2008) in Darul Deoband Deoband. The conference was chaired by President of Rabtah Madaris Islamiah and Mohtamim Darul Uloom Deoband Hadhrat Maulana Marghoobur Rahman Sahab (db).
Representatives of many different Muslim schools of thought and Muslim organizations were invited to attend the conference. Apart from madrasas following Darul Uloom Deoband’s school of thought, the representatives and Ulama of Barelwi, Ahl-e-Hadith, Jama’at-e-Islami and Shi’ah schools of thought and the heads and delegates of their madrasas were invited. The rectors of the Dargahs of Ajmer Sharif and Kichhauchha Sharif were also invited.
The heads and representatives of All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind, Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat, Milli Council and the Darul Uloom Deoband’s Old Boys Association were asked to participate in the conference.
Islam is the religion of mercy for all humanity. It is the fountainhead of eternal peace, tranquility, security. Islam has given so much importance to human beings that it regards the killing of a single person the of killing the entire humanity, without differentiation based on creed and caste. Its teaching of peace encompasses all humanity. Islam has taught its followers to treat all mankind with equality, mercy, tolerance, justice. Islam sternly condemns all kinds of oppression, violence and terrorism. It has regarded oppression, mischief, rioting and murdering among severest sins and crimes.
Above is an excerpt of the declaration issued by the Rabtah Madaris Islamiah on Darul Uloom Deoband’s website. BBC published an article on the conference, too.