Letters

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in Richmond Times Dispatch  on August 26th, 2017 by Faran Jalil Last week there were two coordinated attacks at different sites in Spain, Barcelona and Cambrils. As a result, 13 are dead and more than 100 injured. As a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, I condemn the perpetrators

Reading Time: 1 minutesby Suneed Ahmad Originally Published in Belleville News Democrat on August 25th, 2017 Recently there were protests and violence Charlottesville. As an Ahmadi Muslim in America, I have the benefit of cherishing the American values of acceptance, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and tolerance. I condemn actions that would try

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Muhammad Akif Qadeer Originally Published in the Daily Record Another horrendous act of violence has been committed and fingers are once again being pointed towards Islam. ISIS have claimed responsibility for attack in Barcelona, Spain where a van was driven into a crowd of innocent people. The perpetrator was

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in The Times Tribune Another deadly terror attack has occurred, this one in Barcelona, Spain, claiming 13 lives. As an Ahmadi Muslim I condemn this attack and stand in solidarity with the people of Spain. The Quran unequivocally states that “the killing of one soul is equal to

Reading Time: 1 minutesOriginally Published in Goerie.com Against the heavy curtain of Islamophobia, I applaud Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton for unequivocally speaking out against the recent bombing of a mosque in his home state. Most media outlets somehow felt the need to wrap into quotes his statement that the attack on the house

Reading Time: 1 minutesThere are no words to describe the senseless and barbaric act of violence committed in Charlotesville, Va., on Saturday. Such loss of innocent life is always tragic. I am reminded of a quote coined by the Third Caliph of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, “Love for all, hatred for none.” We

Reading Time: 1 minutesPreviously Published on Cleveland.com The 69th annual convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA will take place this coming weekend in Harrisburg, Pa. The purpose of this convention, as outlined by the Founder of the Community, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian, is for members to gather from all across the

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally published in Observer Reporter 07/15/2017 Muslims all around the world celebrated Eid last month. The festival of Eid marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting, and is celebrated with the sighting of the moon crescent. Eid is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon all the spiritual

Reading Time: 2 minutesThis was published on the Sentinel & Express website on July 15th,2017: This weekend, thousands of Muslims and non-Muslims from across the country will travel to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for the 69th annual convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. The founder of the community, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian, stated

Reading Time: 2 minutesOriginally Published in The Connection Newspaper on July 5th, 2017 As an American Muslim I want to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July as we celebrate the many freedoms and rights this country affords us all. As an Ahmadi Muslim, I am especially aware of the importance