Month: July 2017

USA: Shooter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque in Meriden is now combatting stereotypes about Islam

Source: http://wnpr.org/post/terrorism-shared-prayer-story-reconciliation-and-religion By PATRICK SKAHILL A Connecticut man convicted of a hate crime is now working to combat stereotypes about Islam. His story, which made headlines around the world, sprang out of an attack on a mosque in Meriden in 2015. After a night of drinking, Ted Hakey, Jr., a former marine, […]

Ask and you shall receive…answers from an Ahmadi Muslim Marine

Source: http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-diary-thursday-dossier-mumbai-news-mumbai/18458165 A recent survey by the US-based Pew Research Center found that 75 per cent Muslims feel there is still a lot of discrimination. Yet, many of them identified as proud Americans. Thus, it was heartening to come across a Twitter handle, The Muslim Marine, whose goal is simple – […]

A brief into the background & program plan of Jalsa Salana UK 2017

Source: http://www.altonpostgazette.co.uk/article.cfm?id=109497&headline=Jalsa%20Salana:%20a%20commitment%20to%20peace%20by%2038,000%20people&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2017 |  By Surrey and Hants News in Local People Around 38,000 people from 100 countries have descended on Hadeeqatul Mahdi – formerly Oaklands Farm – near East Worldham for Jalsa Salana, the 51st annual convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. The highlight of the three-day event, which began today and continues […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s Annual Convention (Jalsa Salna) commences in the UK

Source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/ahmadi-s-annual-convention-opens-in-uk-120227 Accra, July 28, GNA – The Annual Convention (Jalsa Salana) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK, a unique event that brings more than 35,000 participants from more than 90 countries opened on Friday. The three-day event, which starts from July 28 to July 30, is to increase religious knowledge […]

Australia: Adelaide’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Association sets up ‘Coffee & Islam’ program to clear up misconceptions

Source: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/messenger/west-beaches/adelaides-ahmadiyya-muslim-association-sets-up-coffee-and-islam-program-to-clear-up-misconceptions/news-story/aa814c55ce8a77db7efd8eae0434274d | Kurtis Eichler, Westside Weekly MISSIONARY Imtiaz Ahmed has a simple message he wants to spread about the Islamic faith – it is all about peace. “In this time there are a lot of things which are going on in the world because of terrorism and people being killed,” Mr […]