Month: May 2014

Ahmadiyya Caucus Co-Chairs Deplore Targeted Killing of American Doctor Visiting Pakistan on Humanitarian Mission WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-California) and Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Virginia) released the following statements following the brutal killing of Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar in Pakistan this weekend. Qamar, an American cardiologist from Columbus, Ohio, was gunned down in front of his wife and toddler son. He was reportedly […]

A Touching Poem by Dr Medhi Ali

Perhaps the last poem by Dr Medhi Ali dated 28th March 2014 ================================================================ Canadian Foreign Minister Condemns the Murder of Dr Medhi Ali Baird and Minister Yelich Condemn Violence Against Religious Communities in Pakistan May 27, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of […]

His only crime was being an Ahmadi

Source: ET Ashir is just two-years-old. Yesterday, he was witness to the most horrific tragedy anyone can imagine. His father – a 50-year-old doctor – was brutally murdered in Pakistan. His crime: He belonged to the Ahmadiyya community. Dr Mehdi Ali was a US-trained cardiologist on a medical mission to […]

Attacking minorities

Source: Express Tribune Intimidation and threats faced by the minority Ahmadiyya religious community from extremist groups often take a violent turn. On May 26, a cardiac surgeon Dr Mehdi Ali, who happened to be a member of the Ahmadiyya community, was shot dead in Chenab Nagarallegedly because of his faith. Reports […]