Americas

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Connecticut at the Baitul Aman mosque in South Meriden supports tough laws for hate crime

Source: http://www.myrecordjournal.com/news/state/10126232-154/bill-to-toughen-hate-crime-laws-spurred-in-part-by.html By Mike Savino Record-Journal staff Bill to toughen hate crime laws spurred in part by Meriden mosque incident HARTFORD — Democrats are pushing a bill to toughen the state’s hate crime law and expand the number of groups protected, saying a series of high-profile incidents shows the changes are […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community promoting harmony at an event at the Silver Spring Township Administration

Source: http://abc27.com/2017/03/21/local-muslim-community-hosts-meet-and-greet/ http://up.anv.bz/latest/anvload.html?key=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 MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Local Muslims met Monday night with residents on the West Shore. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community held a friendly conversation about current issues and promoting harmony at an event at the Silver Spring Township Administration. “A community is not a bunch of separate entities co-existing. […]

USA: Adath Emanu-El & Ahmadiyya Muslim community Willingboro hold joint roundtable discussion called “Dialogue For Our Time”

Source: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/03/20/2-faith-communities-come-together-to-discuss-recent-acts-of-hate/ MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (CBS) — Two faith communities met for an open dialogue in Mount Laurel, New Jersey Sunday after what they are calling recent acts of hate and bigotry. That includes vandalism of the Mount Carmel Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia and threats against Jewish community centers nationwide. Members […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Philadelphia organize #MeetAMuslim to clear up misconceptions about Islams

Source: http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/jenice_armstrong/Local-Muslim-sect-wants-to-put-a-face-to-Islam.html by Jenice Armstrong, Daily News Columnist @JeniceArmstrong | armstrj@phillynews.com Local Muslim sect wants to introduce people to Islam with #MeetaMuslim effort Updated: MARCH 20, 2017 — 5:00 AM EDT When you’re an American Muslim, it’s bad enough that you have to take all kinds of crap from people because […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Austin’s Coffeeshop meeting fosters discourse about Islam, builds friendships

Source: http://www.dailytexanonline.com/2017/03/19/coffeeshop-meeting-fosters-discourse-about-islam-builds-friendships-with-muslims BY ALBERT ZHAO A woman wearing a hijab, a traditional head covering worn by some Muslim women, in the Texas heat may automatically be viewed as oppressed, when in fact it was the individual’s decision, said Arif Mirza, outreach director for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Austin. Speaking to […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth’s ‘Islam Understood’ campaign teaches true Islam nationwide; holds over 100 open house exhibitions

Source: http://www.standard-freeholder.com/2017/03/19/youth-group-wants-to-build-bridges-of-understanding-of-islam By Todd Hambleton, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder Youth group wants to build bridges of understanding of Islam A national Canadian Muslim youth group has launched a nationwide campaign to provide citizens an opportunity to learn about the true teachings of Islam. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association has been presenting “Islam Understood,’’ […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslims of Lloydminster hold ‘Islam Understood’ event to help locals learn the true teachings of Islam

Source: http://www.lloydminstersource.com/articles/article/2017-03-16-event-hosts-good-conversations By Kassidy Christensen The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at of Lloydminster held its Islam Understood event Monday night to provide locals with the opportunity to learn about the true teachings of Islam. Tariq Azeem, imam/missionary with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at in Lloydminster, said the event was pretty good but the attendance […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Inland Empire & Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints condcut an interfaith symposium – A Report

Source: http://www.sbsun.com/social-affairs/20170316/faith-leaders-unite-in-san-bernardino-in-favor-of-refugees By Ryan Hagen, The Sun Faith leaders unite in San Bernardino in favor of refugees SAN BERNARDINO >> Leaders of diverse faiths gathered Thursday with versions of the same message: We’re all descended from refugees, and our God commands us all to care for refugees today. Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth to hold ‘Islam Understood’ Open House in Squamish Public Library

Source: http://www.squamishchief.com/news/local-news/news-briefs-1.12025568 Islam Understood  The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) will be holding an Islam Understood Open House in Squamish on Saturday, March 18 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Squamish Public library. Come and meet with members of the association, ask questions or browse reading material. Everyone is welcome.  […]

Canada: Tariq Azeem, Imam Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Lloydminster will be Relocating to Vancouver

“I had the opportunity to work with various churches, media, and other charity organizations where our members volunteered regularly. Working in Lloydminster, it was very special in this regard”, TariQ Azeem Source: http://www.meridianbooster.com/articles/article/2017-03-16-embarking-upon-a-new-chapter Embarking upon a new chapter By Tyler Marr | March 16, 2017 2:59 PM Tariq Azeem, Imam with the […]