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Dr. Abdul Alim

Dr. Abdul Alim is a national of Pakistan and is a physician with specialization in Public Health from University of Texas at Houston USA. He is a member of the reformist, democratic and moderate Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam which inspires his deep commitment to Human Rights, Social Justice, Peace and Secularism. He is an author and Editor on Islam, for The Muslim Times (www.themuslimtimes.Info), a global blog highlighting the positive and true character of Islam as a basis for peace building.

Professionally he is a member of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and UN Development Policy Network. He has more than 20 years of work experience in development management related to governance in social sectors, more specifically in public policy, programme planning, and monitoring and evaluation. For the last 15 years he has worked with the United Nations in the developing world covering countries in South Asia, South East Asia, CEE/CIS, and the Middle East.

Europe Looks to Indonesia as Model of Peaceful Islam (while it fails Ahmadiyya and Shia Muslims)

Jakarta Globe: Jakarta. Indonesia’s long tradition of peaceful coexistence among diverse religious and ethnic groups is starting to serve as a model for other countries struggling with the challenges of multiculturalism. Nearly 85 percent of Indonesia’s population of 250 million people are Muslims, but the country is notably tolerant of other […]

Should we blame Islam for terrorism?

Source: Guardian By David Shariatmadari It’s a question even liberals can find themselves asking after attacks such as the one in Westminster. But the answer can’t be yes – and here’s why Since the Westminster attacks, many people seem to have been getting stuck on the following question, as they do […]