Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in The Sacramento Bee Re “Clock clash gets student invited to White House” (Page 10A, Sept. 17): I remember ninth grade very well. I was called a terrorist practically every day. When Osama bin Laden was killed, two kids gave me their condolences by shouting, “Sorry about your

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published in USA Today Over the past few days, we have seen a barrage of insensitive comments come from Republican Party candidates in regard to Islam. The most recent came from Ben Carson who said: “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.

Reading Time: 4 minutesUsama Dakdok is no Pamela Geller but he creates an equally ravenous appetite for anti-Islamic hatred. His Islamophobic rants spare no comments to disrespect Prophet Muhammad and Islam in general. His opinion is heard by anyone who would like to perpetuate hatred towards Islam within their community. Neither him nor

Reading Time: 4 minutesAmerican extremists returned to media coverage this week by descending on Garland. They wasted no time from their last plots of creating disorder, targeting major American cities like San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and New York City. Each attack on American minds went through without failure. Of course, this is a

Reading Time: 4 minutesOriginally published in Huffington Post “You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place of worship. That has nothing to do with business of state.” Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan, spoke these words on

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally posted in Delaware County Daily Times After a lengthy legal battle with SEPTA, the American Freedom Defense Initiative will start advertising on buses in Philadelphia with the phrase “Islamic-Jew Hatred: It’s in the Quran.” As an American Muslim, I’m not sure what the goal of these advertisements are aside

Reading Time: 3 minutesOriginally posted on The Daily Tribune Recently, there have been allegations within the media regarding discrimination in the City of Rochester Hills. Our Mosque, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center, is located in this beautiful city and though I cannot speak to every aspect of discrimination, or for other groups claiming

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally posted in Contra Costa Times The merciless murder of three Americans at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is troubling. Wait … three Americans? Yes. They were Americans — born and raised. They just happened to be Muslim. Whether this brutality was a villainous hate-crime or a response to a petty

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe devastating terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait by Islamic State-inspired groups in the sacred month of Ramadan exposed the doctrinal flaws in their so-called Islamic caliphate. The world is in dying need of absolute peace and justice for all mankind, and claiming to be God’s representative on earth

Reading Time: 5 minutesPamela Geller has drawn some outrageous conclusions about Islam and Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in response to an article by a member of that community. I have pointed out some factual inconsistencies of Ms. Geller’s statements. I am exclusively submitting this piece for your consideration for publication. I am a member