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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.

PAKISTAN: “THE HANDS OF CRUELTY”: ABUSES BY ARMED FORCES AND TALIBAN IN PAKISTAN’S TRIBAL AREAS: Amnesty International

Amnesty International: After a decade of insurgency, Pakistan’s Tribal areas remain in a state of crisis. In the Tribal areas, the courts are barred from upholding the fundamental rights protections guaranteed under Pakistan’s constitution. This document summarizes the report by Amnesty International which shows that, rather than investigating and prosecuting […]

Video: U.S. House of Representatives Testimony: Persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in South Asia

Youtube: Published on Jan 10, 2013 Amjad Mahmood Khan testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives (Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission) about persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in South Asia as part of special hearing on “Challenges Facing Religious Minorities in South Asia”. Proceedings held on March 21, 2012 at the […]

Jinnah’s nationality and oath: What did Ambedkar (Father of Indian Constitution) and Nehru thought of Jinnah

Daily Times: Yasser Latif Hamdani: Jinnah, unlike the nation he founded, was not xenophobic. Nor was he an irreconcilable fanatic that our official state mythology wants to portray him as  Truth be told, the MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s much anticipated drone attack landed on the xenophobia and narrow-mindedness of Pakistanis. […]

Shimon Peres: Israel’s government does not want to make peace with Muslim world

Telegraph: Robrt Tait: Intervening in the country’s general election campaign, Israel’s elder statesman warned of the perils of his country isolating itself from America. President Barack Obama was “not convinced” that Israel’s current leaders truly wanted peace, he said. “If there is no diplomatic decision, the Palestinians will go back […]