Author Archives

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.

The desire for theocracy in the Muslim world can be partly understood through the failures of Western secularism.

The Atlantic Monthly: Ben Affleck has become an unlikely spokesman for a view on Islam held by many on the American left. In 2014, the actor made a now-famous stand against Bill Maher and Sam Harris in defense of Muslims, arguing that it’s wrong to make generalizations about the religion based on ideological extremists and […]

Read: Amol Palekar’s essay on censorship makes a blistering case for the freedom of expression

Source: scroll.in ‘An intelligent, culturally aware, aesthetically evolved citizenry must take an uncompromising stance against bigotry and thought control.’ Plays are pre-censored in Maharashtra and scripts have to be passed before they can be staged – a necessary nuisance that directors , writers and producers have been facing for years. […]

Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community speaks of risks of refugee crisis and rise of the Far-Right in Europe

loveforallhatredfornone.org: Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad addresses non-Ahmadi guests and members of Lajna Imaillah on day 2 of Jalsa Salana Germany On Saturday 3 September 2016, the World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph), His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad addressed an audience of more than 1,000 […]