“History and Politicking of Islamic Organizations in Guyana,” is an exploratory attempt to document the history and politics of Islamic organizations in Guyana from the 1930’s and in doing so, it exposes the schism that exists among them. Guyana has a plethora of Islamic organizations for a country with a small Muslim population. These organizations have had antagonistic relationships and organization supremacy supersedes the interest of Islam, it seems. Conflicts between these organizations stem from differences between “traditionalists” and “reformists,” over so called “ancestral practices” brought from the Indo-Pakistani Subcontinent where their ancestors originated.
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