Islamaphobia

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

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally published on Philly.com My prayers go out to all those affected by the tragic hostage crisis in Australia on Monday (“Sydney hostage crisis ends in gunfire; 3 dead,” Dec. 16). As a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) USA, I strongly condemn such acts. Such acts against

Reading Time: 1 minutesThis Muslim-American is pained, on the one hand, to witness violent extremism perpetrated in the name of Islam, for example, by the Islamic State group or Boko Haram, and on the other hand, to see noxious caricatures that defame the Prophet Muhammad drawn in public demonstrations by Islamophobes. Both entities

Reading Time: 1 minutesAnother “Draw the Prophet Muhammad” cartoon contest took place recently outside of a Phoenix mosque, followed by anti-Islam protests. The event organizer called for participants to wear T-shirts that cursed Islam and to bring firearms. I think freedom of speech is a beautiful thing in America, which should be given