Reading Time: 1 minutesPublished on Philly.com on May 13th, 2017: With prevailing stereotypes regarding the status of women in Islam, I wanted to mention a few things taught in Islam. The Holy Quran states, “Worship God and join not any partners with Him; and be kind to your parents. . . .” (4:37).
Reading Time: 2 minutesPublished in the New Haven Register on May 13th 2017: As an ambassador of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Mother’s Day for me isn’t just once a year or a sensational phrase, but a daily honor practiced in true Islam. My mother, Talhaht Mannan, was the first love of my life.
Reading Time: 5 minutesOriginally Published on Patheos on April 7th, 2017 by Imam Azam Akram As a Muslim Imam (Religious Minister), I find myself in a bind each time an atrocious act against Humanity is committed. Whether it is an act of terror or an act of injustice. That is because my eight
Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Zohaib Zafar This past week, another terrorist attack happened, this time in London. When an innocent person is killed, this is an attack on all of humanity. Terrorist attacks should never be taken lightly. As a Muslim, this terrorist attack is especially horrific because it seems likely that the
Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Aamir Quraishy On Saturday March 11th 100’s of Muslims hit the streets across America to dispel ignorance and tell people across the US: “we are Muslims AND we are Americans!” Locations included Southwest Chicago, Boston, Fitchburg Massachusetts, and many other cities across the US. (See below respective links to
Reading Time: 5 minutesOriginally Published on Patheos.com (03/29/2017) by Adil Khan I was in London four days before the attack in front of Parliament on the 22nd in which 3 people were killed and 40 others injured. I was visiting both for a medical school interview, and—more importantly for me—a personal meeting with
Reading Time: 4 minutes Published in the Philadelphia Daily News, on March 20th 2017 By: Jenice Armstrong When you’re an American Muslim, it’s bad enough that you have to take all kinds of crap from people because of your faith. But imagine deliberately putting yourself in a position, where you are trying to
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 in CantonRep On Saturday, March 11, I and hundreds of other Muslims participated in a nationwide campaign known as “Meet A Muslim”. Recently, the Pew Research Center conducted a poll and found (to all of our amazement) that 62 percent of Americans had never met a Muslim! Our
Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in My Record Journal (March 10, 2017) On March 6, The local chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community received the “Spirit of Meriden Award” from the mayor and his office. This chapter of the International Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is located in South Meriden and has been there for