ROLE OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN DERADICALIZATION OF PAKISTANI YOUTH
Establishment of Peace and harmony in Islam is a religious and moral duty that a Believer should not avoid in any case. Islam has left the door wide open for the practice of thinking in religious affairs to search for legitimate solutions for everything new in our social life. Islamic education emphasizes on the principle of Ethics, which embodies the freedom of thought in Islam, had a great influence in enriching jurisprudential studies with quick solutions to affairs that had no peers during the first stage of Islam. The famous Mazahibs (schools of thought) of Islamic jurisprudence, which the Muslim world still follows their teachings until nowadays, were based on Moral attitude. Morality is the first pillar for well-established role of mind in Islam and this attitude was considered the foundation on which Muslims built their prosperous civilization throughout the history of Islam. In this article we are focusing on the issue of radicalization and extremism in youth and providing counter narrative for betterment and peaceful environment by addressing the role that Islamic Educational institutions should play. The study is a qualitative study and content analysis. Qualitative study has helped in finding out the relevance of the topic by reviewing different research papers that have helped in gathering a qualitative data with regards to the topic. Content analysis refers to a research method in which, different documents, various forms of artefacts, pictures, videos, etc. are reviewed.