Day: May 9, 2017

Gambia: Ahmadi Muslims Face Rising Persecution

Source: https://www.jollofnews.com/2017/05/08/gambia-ahmadis-face-rising-persecution/ (JollofNews) – The Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the Gambia is coming under increased persecution by the country’s predominant Sunni Muslim sect. The small community of several thousands consider themselves Muslims, but that is a view rejected by mainstream Islamic sects. The Gambia’s main Muslim body, Supreme Islamic Council,  responsible […]

Gambia: Police helps resolve conflict between Ahmadis & Tallinding youth over burial rite in town’s cemeter

Source: http://fatunetwork.net/police-resolves-ahmadis-tallinding-youth-conflict-burial-rite-in-town-cemetery/ | By Alhagie Jobe Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Foday Conta said the Police through dialogue brokered a relative peace between them and the body was finally buried. Police in the Kanifing Municipality on Saturday, May 6th, resolved a situation which it called ‘was to be a serious confrontation’ between […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission holds Conference themed, “Financial Sacrifice, A Jihad of our Time”,

Source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/jihad-must-promote-goodwill-not-violence-116518 Tema, May 7, GNA – Alhaji Abdul-Wahab Issah, National Secretary of Tahrik-I-Jadid, Naib Afsah of Jalsa Planning Committee, Ghana, of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, says Jihad must only be promoted and supported if it promotes goodwill and not violence. According to Alhaji Issah, “Jihad stands for a struggle, or […]

UK: Yorkshire’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) organizes 24-hour Football Fundraiser for charity

Source: http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2017-05-07/young-muslims-hold-24-hour-charity-football-marathon-in-huddersfield/ Young Muslims hold 24-hour charity football marathon in Huddersfield A 24-hour football marathon has taken place in Bradford to raise money for charity. Around 150 players and 25 teams took part in the event, organised by Yorkshire’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA). Kick off at the venue, on St […]

Moon Jae In Wins S. Korea Presidency

Source: The Daily Beast Liberal candidate Moon Jae In will be the next president of South Korea, according to exit polls. Moon has reportedly won with 41.4 percent of the vote, with second place going to conservative Hong Joon Pyo, who had 23.3 percent, amid very high turnout. Moon campaigned […]