Day: June 12, 2017

USA: “Anti-Sharia demonstration is based on a gross misinterpretation of Sharia law”, Harris Zafar, director of outreach for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Portland

Source: http://www.kgw.com/news/local/local-muslim-leaders-condemn-anti-sharia-law-marches/447703704 PORTLAND, Ore. – Although an Anti-Sharia demonstration scheduled for Portland on Saturday was moved to Seattle, local Muslim leaders were still watching. The demonstration was met by counter-protesters outside of Seattle City Hall. Similar demonstrations and counter-protests took place in cities across the country. Related: Anti-Sharia, pro-Muslim groups clash in […]

Australian National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on Terrorism

Source: http://www.news.com.au/national/nsw-act/what-australian-muslim-leaders-really-think-about-terrorism/news-story/2b20ad98845fb52c31cf8684e96930e5 Imam Inam-ul-Haq Kauser National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia “Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia unequivocally condemns in the strongest possible terms London and Brighton terrorist attacks. All acts of terrorism and extremism are vile criminal acts that are completely unjustifiable. We express our deepest sympathies and condolences to […]

New Zealand: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community offers Aucklanders unique opportunity to experience Ramadan

Source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK1706/S00231/local-muslim-community-offers-aucklanders-unique-opportunity.htm http://www.indiannewslink.co.nz/iftar-at-ahmadiyya-mosque-breaks-fast-and-barriers/ http://auckland.scoop.co.nz/2017/06/local-muslim-community-offers-aucklanders-unique-opportunity/ By Bashir Khan More than 150 New Zealanders had a chance last evening (Saturday) to break the Ramadan fast with the Ahmadiyya Muslim community at Baitul Muqeet Mosque in Auckland. This annual event brings together people from all faiths and backgrounds to experience the breaking of […]

Indonesia: Ahmadis question Depok administration’s decision to seal mosque

Source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/06/05/ahmadis-question-depok-administrations-decision-to-seal-mosque.html The Indonesian Ahmadiyah Congregation (JAI) questioned on Monday the decision of the Depok city administration in West Java forbidding Ahmadis from using a mosque that belongs to one of the congregation members for worship. Depok Mayor Mohammad Idris and many police and Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) officers reportedly […]

Indonesia: Ahmadis expect dialogue with President Jokowi

Source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/06/07/ahmadis-expect-dialogue-with-jokowi.html Followers of the Ahmadiyah religious sect are hoping to meet with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to tell the country’s leader to revoke the 2008 joint ministerial decree on Ahmadiyah, which prohibits members of the faith from propagating their teachings. Ahmadiyah spokesman Yendra Budiana said perpetrators of almost all cases of persecution […]

Indonesia: Depok Ahmadiyya Community Confesses of Being Persecuted by Mayor

Source: http://www.en.netralnews.com/news/currentnews/read/6722/depok.ahmadiyya.community.confesses.of.being.persecuted.by.depok.mayor DEPOK, NETRALNEWS.COM – Depok Ahmadiyya Community associated in the Indonesia Ahmadiyya Community (JAI) will take legal action related to the forced closure of Depok Al-Hidayah Mosque which takes place on Saturday to Sunday, June 3-4, in the morning. Secretary of External Relations of JAI Kandali Achmad Lubis stated that […]