Day: March 11, 2017

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Meriden receives ‘Spirit of Meriden’ award at City’s council meeting

Source: http://www.courant.com/opinion/letters/hc-meriden-honors-muslims-20170309-story.html The same day President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order obstructing migrants from Muslim majority nations, our Ahmadiyya Muslim Community received the Spirit of Meriden Award at the city’s council meeting [March 7, news, “Trump Signs Revised Entry Ban”]. The difference was like night and day. Our progressive […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim community canvases Cleveland so people can “Meet a Muslim” and get their questions answered

Source: http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/03/meet_a_muslim_in_cleveland_on.html NORTH CANTON, Ohio — It’s easier to blur the lines about what is and what isn’t acceptable speech about a certain group of people if they are just an abstract concept. This situation prevails in America, in which, when some individuals refer to Muslims, they are speaking not about […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Students Organization Texas works with interfaith organizations to build interfaith relationships

Source: http://dailytexanonline.com/2017/03/09/interfaith-communities-come-together-with-strength-in-numbers BY HANNAH PLANTOWSKY Interfaith communities come together with strength in numbers Though the anti-Muslim flyers stapled across the West Mall and the vandalism of the Texas Hillel building were clearly intended to frighten, religious leaders on campus have come together in showing mutual interfaith support. “There is a really […]

Intruder breaches White House grounds

Source: CNN A man carrying a backpack was arrested Friday night after breaching security at the White House complex and was discovered by a Secret Service officer by the south entrance to the executive residence, officials said. The incident happened just before midnight while President Donald Trump was at the […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim community Calgary try building bridges in High River by their Islam Understood Campaign

Source: http://www.highrivertimes.com/2017/03/09/campaign-seeks-to-remove-islam-misunderstanding By Kevin Rushworth, High River Times In order to build bridges and take down barriers, youth members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at community launched a nation-wide campaign to remove misconceptions surrounding the Islamic faith. Thousands of Canadian Muslim youth chose March 5 to travel to towns and cities across […]

Canada: People from King for Refugees attend open house at Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque in Maple

Source: http://www.yorkregion.com/community-story/7179996-ureport-people-from-king-for-refugees-attend-maple-mosque-open-house/ King Connection | By Nancy Hopkinson Several people from King for Refugees accepted the kind invitation of the Muslim Ahmadiyya Mosque in Maple to attend an open house on Sunday, March 5. The visitors arrived at 2 p.m. and were directed to the mezzanine upstairs to view the prayers. In […]

USA: Ahmadi Muslims in Fitchburg help bridge the gap between them and their non-Muslim counterparts

Source: http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/letters/ci_30845659/heres-your-chance-meet-muslim Here’s your chance to meet a Muslim Sentinel & Enterprise UPDATED: 03/09/2017 08:55:35 AM EST In this age of misinformation, many Americans have misconceptions about Islam and a majority (62 percent) don’t even know a Muslim. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association aims to erase these misgivings and answer any […]