Day: July 17, 2012

FIJISUN – US should pressure nations to rescind anti-Ahmadiyya Laws

US should pressure nations to rescind anti-Ahmadiyya laws By Katrina Lantos Swett, chair, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) – 07/16/12 04:59 PM ET's%20Congress%20Blog&!V1HSHW0XVB-YepGbpQ%2Fd%3D1%2Frs%3DAItRSTMF2xh6Sr_jc__pdLpN7VOIRO3bPg#_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe%2C_renderstart&id=I0_1342569770450& On June 27, along with members of Congress and other guests, I heard a message of peace and freedom from the Ahmadiyya world leader, […]

Islamist Mob to Go Unpunished.

West Java Cop-Out? Islamist Mob to Go Unpunished. July 16th’s Jakarta Globe surely suggests more questions than answers, most notably on the Police’s interest in serving the community in a non-sectarian way. No one will be charged in Friday’s mob attack on members of Bogor’s Ahmadiyah community, the National Police […]

Ahmadiyya in Indonesia

A man face down covered in blood. Dying helpless. Such has not been satisfied, some violent people who stood around blade of bamboo struck again. Plaque!! A blow on the back of the head of the poor man ending his life. Shouted Takbir continues to reverberate, to celebrate his death. […]

‘Love jihad’ bogeyman resurfaces

Credit: Asiatimes: Muslim men, the story goes, are running around seducing girls of the Hindu and other faiths for the sole purpose of converting them to Islam, and (some add) using their wombs to create yet more Muslims and alter India’s overwhelmingly Hindu demographic. The tale – discredited by police […]

Chaos in Syria overshadows rebel hopes

Credit: Asiatimes. Syrian rebels point to high-profile defections, heightened violence in Damascus and revelations of another “civilian massacre” as signs of a turning point in the uprising – even as insurgents flee fighting in the capital and evidence from the Hama killings suggest they simply resulted from another uneven clash […]