AuthorTariq Malik

Tariq Malik spent five years studying Theology in a private Canadian university. After returning from Canada, Tariq enrolled in the Islamic Studies program at the Ohio State University and graduated in 2012. He is an active member of the Columbus Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association. Tariq currently works for The Review of Religions, one of the longest running comparative religions magazines, as an Associate Editor.

We must unite to protect children

Originally published in Cincinatti.com  Originally published in Cincinatti.com On Sunday I saw some pictures of the Sandy Hook Elementary victims. The thought of the killer shooting at these little angels multiple times brings me devastating grief. I cannot imagine what must have been their last thought. No religion promotes such barbaric acts. I am glad that the killer’s religion—if he even had...

Key to world peace lies within justice

Originally Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer As an American Muslim, I congratulate President Obama on his re-election. Peaceful elections are a rare commodity in this era and should not be taken for granted. My prayers are with the president for his continuous success in which lies the success of the American nation. I implore the president to adhere to justice in all affairs and also to...

Security preoccupied with Muslim minority

Originally Published in The Columbus Dispatch I am a Muslim-American, and the Chardon High School shooting spree last week makes me wonder whether law-enforcement agencies are focusing on the right problem. Authorities such as the New York Police Department have spent millions of dollars on controversial security surveillance programs focused on Muslims, when the underpinnings of youth violence...