Muslim Writers Guild of America
Reading Time: 1 minutesPublished on the TribLive website on March 26th,2017 I am compelled to write this letter of gratitude, as I am overwhelmed with the love and support we have received from the people of Pittsburgh and by Americans. As members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, we launched a nationwide campaign called
Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in Independent on March 24th, 2017 On Tuesday, 22 March 2017 the UK Parliament was the centre of an atrocious act of terrorism where an individual by the name of Khalid Masood attacked by first plowing his car into pedestrians then fatally stabbing a police officer. As an Ahmadi
Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published on the “azcentral” on March 9th 2017: On Saturday, March 11, hundreds of Muslims around the U.S. will go out for National Meet a Muslim Day. This is a consorted effort by Muslims in the U.S. to end the misconceptions of Islam in the U.S. and around the world.
Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published on “Sentinel & Enterprise” By Furqan Mehmud In this age of misinformation, many Americans have misconceptions about Islam and a majority (62 percent) don’t even know a Muslim. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association aims to erase these misgivings and answer any concerns our fellow Americans may have about Islam.
Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in “The Middletown Press” By Miyan Zahir Muhammad Mannan As an Ahmadiyya Muslim American, I wholeheartedly extend my prayers, condolences, solidarity and support to my Jewish brothers and sisters amid rising anti-Semitism and another condemnable attack. The despicable onslaught on the Jewish community has this time come in the
Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in “The Citizens’ Voice” By Arsalan Ahmad Khan Hate crimes in the U.S. have seen an increase in the recent months following the election of President Trump. A hate crime is defined as abuse against a group or individual based on religious views or racial ethnic background. This increase
Reading Time: 4 minutesOriginally Published in Daily Bulletin Column on December 15th 2016. On the one-year anniversary of the Dec. 2, 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, we gathered in our places of worship and civic venues to honor those taken from us by two people who called themselves Muslims, but who violated God’s
Reading Time: 10 minutesOriginally Published in Patheos Someone recently emailed asking if I could explain certain teachings of Islam. I googled what he wrote and found that he had entirely copy pasted his objections from the following website: http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/quran/violence.aspx. Obviously basing your understanding of Islam on an anti-Islamic website is not an academically
Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in The Baltimore Sun In 1974, the Pakistani government declared Ahmadi Muslims, a minority sect of Islam, as non-Muslims. Ever since, Ahmadi Muslims have been victims of mosque burnings, massacres, targeted killings and other atrocities. Ahmadis in Pakistan are banned from reading the Quran, banned from calling their
Reading Time: 4 minutesOriginally Published in the Australian Broadcasting Corportation by Tayyib Rashid In 1987, 30 years ago, I emigrated to the United States from Pakistan, the land of my birth. A short time later, I became a naturalized citizen. In January 1997, almost 20 years ago to the day, I left for