Intra-Religious Tolerance

Pew Research Report: How religious restrictions around the world have changed over a decade

Source: pewresearch.org | BY MICHAEL LIPKA AND SAMIRAH MAJUMDAR Pew Research Center just published its 10th annual report analyzing restrictions on religion (by both governments and individuals or groups in society) around the world. This year’s report differs from past reports because it focuses on changes that have occurred over the course of a decade, […]

Ahmadiyya Presents in Croatian National Book Fair (Interliber) Islam and Human Rights book written  by Muhammad Zafrullah Khan.

By Zubair K Khan On 11th November at 13.00 hours started the presentation of the book titled, Islam and Human Rights, written by Muhammad Zafarullah Khan Sahib, former President of the United Nations  General Assembly and of International Court of Justice. A Croatian Ahmadi Muslim Mr Sead Mulabegovic who studied law […]

Does terrorism cause Islamophobia?

onreligion.co.uk: The link between terrorism and hate crime is clear – apparently. An article in The Independent quoted Fiyaz Mughal of Faith Matters that “the biggest driver of anti-Muslim hate is terrorist attacks – the research is very clear here” (some more nuance to these views was given later through […]

Taking religious harmony as his rallying call Purwakarta regent Dedi Mulyadi (left) with a local resident. Eager to put Indonesia back on track as a pluralist nation, he has won the support of its two largest parties in his run for governor.

Sep 18, 2017 Jokowi ally eyes West Java governor’s seat to champion diversity in Indonesia Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja Indonesia Correspondent In Purwakarta (West Java) He is a close ally of President Joko Widodo and known for promoting religious tolerance. Mr Dedi Mulyadi, 46, is also credited with helping to turn Purwakarta, a […]

‘Why I dissent’

May 01,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby This week, nearing the end of four years of service as an Obama presidential appointee to the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), I felt compelled to issue a public dissent to USCIRF’s 2017 annual report. While the larger part of […]