Month: February 2017

Source: CNN (CNN)What do you do when you see or hear something strange and want to learn more? Perhaps no one around you knows, so you go online or turn […]

USA: Ahmadi Muslim women’s annual interfaith event promotes ‘loyalty to one’s nation’

Source:  http://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/local/muslim-women-s-annual-interfaith-event-saturday-will-promote-loyalty/article_80e654bc-f9d7-11e6-9278-3b33e009e0ec.html The Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association’s annual interfaith women’s event at the Al-Nasr Mosque on Bridge Street has united women from all faiths for almost 20 years. WILLINGBORO — After 12 years in America, Amtul Wadood is still grateful she can go to the grocery store on her own […]

Bangladesh: Living in fear – 11 Ahmadiyya families in Kushtia ostracised

Source: http://www.thedailystar.net/backpage/living-fear-1367422 By Amanur Aman | thedailystar.net Eleven Ahmadiyya Muslim families at Moheshkhola village in the district’s Mirpur upazila have been living in insecurity after some local religious fundamentalists ostracised them. Around 56 members of the families feared attacks from the fanatics who want them to be declared non-Muslims. Fundamentalists asked villagers not to […]

A return to confusion

Source: Dawn Military operations work. Where they are meant to recover territory, they do. Swat is steady and North Waziristan no more terror central. Where operations are meant to deny free movement to militants, they do. Bajaur, Mohmand, South Waziristan — none of them truly normal, but a long way […]

Will Mahershala Ali be the first (Ahmadi) Muslim actor to win an Oscar?

Source: https://mic.com/articles/169016/will-mahershala-ali-be-the-first-muslim-actor-to-win-an-oscar When he took the stage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January to accept his best male actor in a supporting role prize for Moonlight, Mahershala Ali had a choice. He could deliver a safe, warm, gracious speech that would earn him kudos in the moment but would […]