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The Mail Online and Guardian correct translation of “Jihad” to “struggle”

Publication

The Mail Online and The Guardian

Author

Reuters

Title

The Mail Online and The Guardian correct mistranslation of “Jihad” to “struggle”

Date

20 August 2018

On 20 August 2018, the Mail Online and the Guardian published an article in which they quoted Pakistani PM Imran Khan as urging Pakistani’s to view paying taxes as a “jihad.” The article originally translated this term as “holy war,” but after our contact they changed it to the more accurate term “struggle.”

Conclusion

Corrected

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