Day: June 9, 2017

Canada on the verge of repealing its Blasphemy Libel Law

Canada Is on the Verge of Repealing Its Blasphemy Libel Law June 6, 2017 by Hemant Mehta http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/06/06/canada-is-on-the-verge-of-repealing-its-blasphemy-libel-law/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=Nonreligious&utm_content=4462 Comments You may not have guessed it, but Canada has had a blasphemy law on the books since 1892. Nations where blasphemy is penalized in some way. It seems like a radical rule for a […]

Ireland: Galway’s Ahamdi Muslim group ‘heartened’ by support after mosque damaged

Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/galway-muslim-group-heartened-by-support-after-mosque-damaged-1.3109818 The imam of a Galway mosque which was attacked during Ramadan prayers on Monday night said its members were heartened by the wider community’s response to the incident. Rocks were thrown through windows at the Masjid Maryam (Mosque of Mary) in Ballybrit, which is used by the Ahmadiyya Muslim […]

Ireland: Ahmadiyya Muslim community’s Galway mosque vandalised while worshippers inside

Source: https://www.rte.ie/news/connacht/2017/0606/880552-galway-mosque-attack/ A mosque in Galway city was vandalised last night while people were inside praying. Members of the local Ahmadiyya Muslim community were gathered for prayers at the Mosque on Old Monivea Road, when a rock was thrown at windows close to the entrance. The incident happened shortly after 11pm […]

UK: “Violence & terrorism has no religion, no justification and no place in the peaceful Islam”, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Walton

Source: http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/london-bridge-attack-groups-condemn-13142830 Shahbaz Bajwa, president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Walton , said: “The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community unequivocally condemns in the strongest possible terms Saturday’s terrorist attack in London. “All acts of terrorism and extremism are vile criminal acts that are completely unjustifiable. “We express our deepest sympathy and condolences […]

Thurrock Muslim community in prayers for victims of ‘barbaric’ London Bridge attacks

Source: http://ekosvoice.com/2017/06/05/thurrock-muslim-community-in-prayers-for-victims-of.html Thurrock Muslim community in prayers for victims of ‘barbaric’ London Bridge attacks The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has spoken out condemning the terrorist attack in London “in the strongest possible terms”. Thirty-six of those injured in the attacks are still in hospital, with 21 in a critical condition. “The terrorists […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Dayton’s Fazl-e-Umar Mosque invites all Americans of all faiths to discuss True Islam

Source: http://wdtn.com/2017/06/07/local-mosque-invites-community-to-discuss-true-islam/ | By Paul Rodzinka DAYTON, OHIO (WDTN) – A local mosque will open its doors to anyone interested in learning more about true Islam. The Fazl-i-Umar Mosque said Wednesday it will invite fellow Americans of all faiths and backgrounds to participate in a discussion about True Islam on June 10 […]

Dundee’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community say they will stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with everyone in UK to defeat extremism

Source: https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/dundee/441916/will-stand-ahmadiyya-community-condemn-manchester-london-attacks/ | by Jamie Milligan ‘We will stand with you’ – Ahmadiyya community condemn Manchester and London attacks Dundee’s Ahmadiyya community say they will stand shoulder to shoulder with everyone in the UK to defeat extremism. The group, who operate a church on Dundee’s Dens Road, “unequivocally” condemned the barbaric attacks […]

Muslim university the first to host a church in Pakistan

Catholic employees and students will soon be able to worship on campus. ucanews.com reporter, Faisalabad Pakistanhttps://international.la-croix.com/news/muslim-university-the-first-to-host-a-church-in-pakistan/5319#sthash.0cqjYYWg.dpuf In a corner of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), a large banner at the entrance of a Christian area is emblazoned with the photos of a Catholic bishop and a picture of St. […]

Is Indonesian Islam too big to fail?

Source: Jakarta Post The above question is addressed to those who still believe in the strength of Indonesian Islam post-Jakarta gubernatorial election and the verdict of two years’ imprisonment handed down to Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, the outgoing Jakarta governor. Indonesian Islam refers to Islam that is progressive, moderate and […]