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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.

Rights watchdog condemns Pak record on minorities

Zeenews.com: Human Rights Watch: Islamabad: The Pakistan government should immediately take legal action against Islamist militant groups and others responsible for threats and violence against minorities and other vulnerable groups, Human Rights Watch has said. HRW said Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy law had “come under renewed scrutiny” after a mob torched […]

Qur’an, Bible Clear Islam Misconceptions

Source: onislam. An American professor is highlighting similarities between the Noble Qur’an and the Bible as a way to clear misconceptions about Islam and Muslims in the world. “One of the things right off the bat that shocks Christians and Jews very often if they haven’t read the Qur’an much […]

Why Do Evil and Suffering Exist?

Source: Huff Post, by Jeffrey Small. Our individual lives are short, inconsequential in a universe that is 13.7 billion years old. We are finite. We suffer. Yet the faiths of the world also teach us that we can transcend suffering and death because we are part of something bigger than […]

The dark ages of Pakistan

The News: by Harris Khalique: In medieval Europe, heretics were burnt alive, rebels were quartered and their body parts were sent to the remote corners of the country, those who believed that the earth revolved around the sun were admonished and threatened. The Christian church held sway over kings, queens […]