Peace

Pakistan: Captain Safdar should not have issued statements against Ahmadi Muslims – PM Abbasi

Source: https://www.samaa.tv/pakistan/2017/10/captain-safdar-not-issued-statements-ahmadis-pm-abbasi/ ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Captain Safdar should not have made statements against the Ahmadi community in the National Assembly. In an interview to a private news channel, the prime minister stated that neither he nor Pakistan Muslim […]

Pakistan: PM to seek ‘explanation’ from Capt Safdar over tirade against Ahmadiyya Muslims

Source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1529859/pm-seek-explanation-capt-safdar-tirade-ahmadiyya-community/ ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has distanced himself and his party, the PML-N, from the tirade of a ruling party lawmaker against the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar, a son-in-law of deposed premier Nawaz Sharif, has called for a ban on hiring Ahmadis in the military […]

Pakistan: Army highlights minorities’ services after Safdar’s diatribe against Ahmadi Muslims

Source: http://nation.com.pk/national/11-Oct-2017/army-highlights-minorities-services-following-safdar-s-diatribe-against-ahamdis The military on Wednesday took exception to PML-N leader retired Captain Muhammad Safdar’s diatribe against the persecuted Ahmadi community. In a press conference, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said Pakistan is for all irrespective of religion or sect. “We are a Muslim-majority state but the […]

UK: Deputy Mayor of Merton attends Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s interfaith event to celebrate International Peace day

Source: http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/wimbledonnews/15589718.Women_of_different_faiths_unite_for_international_peace_day/ In celebration of International Peace day, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s association, Raynes Park Branch, held an interfaith event attended by Deputy Mayor of Merton Judy Saunders. The event was attended by women from any faith or no faith to explore the subject of ‘Why there is suffering’ in the […]

UK: Ahmadiyya Muslim Women raise hundreds of pounds for Macmillan at world’s biggest coffee morning in Clayhall

Source: http://www.ilfordrecorder.co.uk/news/let-them-eat-cake-muslim-women-s-group-joins-in-world-s-biggest-coffee-morning-in-clayhall-1-5230059 | Rosaleen Fenton Ladies from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association raised hundreds of pounds for Macmillan at a coffee morning last week. Attendees shared tasty treats at the event in Monkswood Gardens, in Clayhall, last Friday, which raised vital funds for the cancer charity. About 30 members, friends and neighbours […]

USA: Ahmadi Muslim Community Georgia’s Bait’ul Ata Mosque to host ‘Love God, Serve Together’ Session

Source: http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/local/local-mosque-to-host-disease-bio-terrorism-preparedness-forum/article_874e0555-b636-5db0-b901-1040193d411a.html | From Staff Reports A local mosque will help host an informational session teaching the faith-based community how to react to a possible disease outbreak or bio-terrorism attack.  The session, titled Love God, Serve Together, will be held at the Baitul Ata mosque at 1800 Willow Trail Parkway in Norcross […]

Malaysia: Amid vigilante threats, Ahmadi Musilms offer olive branch to PPIM

Source: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/amid-vigilante-threats-ahmadis-offer-olive-branch-to-ppim | BY SHAZWAN MUSTAFA KAMAL KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 6 — Followers of the Ahmadiyyah community in Selangor have invited the Malaysian Muslim Consumers’ Association (PPIM) to an open dialogue, after a threat was made against them during the latter’s press conference last month. In a letter written by Ainul Yakin […]

Malaysia: Human Rights Commission defends religious freedom amid reports of PPIM threatening Ahmadiah

“They shall have the freedom to manifest their religion or belief in worship, observance, practice and teachings… Further, no one shall be subject to coercion which would impair his freedom to have or to adopt a religion or belief of his choice” Source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/10/05/suhakam-defends-religious-freedom-as-ahmadis-face-threats/ | Robin Augustin Suhakam chairman Razali Ismail’s statement […]

Malaysia: Ahmadiah Muslim community lives in fear after veiled threats from PPIM

Source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/10/04/ahmadiah-community-live-in-fear-after-veiled-threats-from-ppim/ | Sheith Khidhir Bin Abu Bakar and Farhan Darwis A recent press conference by the Muslim consumer group is being taken as a veiled threat of violence against members of the minority Muslim sect. PETALING JAYA: A small community of Ahmadiah followers in Selangor is living in fear following threats and warnings issued […]

Croydon’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosts their third annual Interfaith Symposium

Source: https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/hope-warm-heartedness-takeaway-third-annual-interfaith-symposium-ahmadiyya-mosque-sept-10th/ | By Katie Rose Hindus, Christians and Muslims stood as one in a memorable exploration of faith On a wet September evening, I find my way to the serene prayer room of the Baitus Subhan Mosque. There is a warm atmosphere of anticipation and keen conversation as people start to meet, […]

Malaysia: Ahmadi Muslims in Penang live a peaceful life

Source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/10/10/ahmadis-in-penang-live-a-peaceful-life/ | Predeep Nambiar However, there are worries about an active campaign against the sect elsewhere on the peninsula. GEORGE TOWN: Ahmadi Muslims in Penang continue to live in peace with other Muslims despite a resurgence of anti-Ahmadi sentiment elsewhere in Peninsular Malaysia, particularly in the Klang Valley. According to Abdul […]

Canada: Thousands attend 37th annual Ahmadiyya Muslim conference in Saskatoon

Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/3792534/ahmadiyya-muslim-conference-saskatoon/ | By Rebekah Lesko It was a weekend of faith, reflection and learning for Saskatoon’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community during their 37th annual convention at the Henk Ruys Soccer Centre. The convention hosted 3,000 attendees from across Western Canada, with some coming from as far as Vancouver. READ MORE: Ahmadiyya Muslim Caliph visits Saskatoon during […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community organizes #MeetaMuslim to help dispel myths about Islam

Source: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/10/get_to_know_a_muslim_to_help_d.html | Guest columnist Zohaib Zafar, member of Muslim Writers Guild of America Guest columnist Zohaib Zafar is a graduate student at Cleveland State University and a member of the Muslim Writers Guild of America. In this age of misinformation, many Americans have misconceptions about Islam and according to a 2014 Pew […]

Ahmadiyya Muslims respond to Vegas Massacre by organizing blood drives & joining vigils

Source: https://firenewsfeed.com/news/566343 When disaster erupts and devastates a community, members of one lesser-known Islamic sect often are among those who are quick to show up. This week, after the Las Vegas shooting, dozens of Ahmadiyya Muslims came together to help organize blood drives and join in vigils. The response was nothing new for Chicago-based […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Western Canada hold their Annual Conference in Saskatoon

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/muslim-conference-1.4345710 | By Alex Johnson, CBC News Saskatoon Muslim conference emphasizes peace This year the community extended conference invites Indigenous peoples As the Muslim population in Saskatchewan grows, members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are looking to strengthen its community relationships. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Canada held their annual western Canadian conference […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim community denounces Edmonton attacks in special sermon

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/edmonton-muslim-community-denounce-attacks-1.4345210 | By Anna Desmarais, CBC News In a small mosque in Edmonton’s east end, members of the Muslim community gathered for a special Friday sermon to denounce the Edmonton attacks days prior. Dozens of worshippers from all walks of life sat cross-legged on the floor of the Al-Hadi mosque, listening to strong […]

Canada: Saskatoon hosting annual convention for western Canadian Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat chapters

Source: http://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/saskatoon-hosting-annual-convention-for-western-canadian-ahmadiyya-muslim-jamaat-chapters | By Erin Petrow, Saskatoon StarPhoenix Saskatoon is set to play host to the western Canadian chapters of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at at this year’s Jalsa Salana Western Canada convention. The convention is meant to bring light to present issues facing the Muslim communities in Canada and around the world […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Meriden Sponsors Badges for the 150th Anniversary of the Meriden Police Department

Source: http://www.myrecordjournal.com/news/meriden/meridennews/10922006-154/meriden-police-officers-receive-new-badges-for-anniversary.html | By Bryan Lipiner Record-Journal staff Meriden police officers receive new badges for anniversary MERIDEN — City police officers were issued new badges in a ceremony celebrating the department’s 149th anniversary Thursday afternoon. The Baitul Aman Mosque in South Meriden donated about $11,000 to sponsor the badges, which are replicas […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Mississauga holds an Exhibition on The Holy Quran

Source: https://www.mississauga.com/community-story/7597948-ureport-ahmadiyya-muslim-jama-at-of-mississauga-holds-an-exhibition-on-the-holy-qur-an/ | by The Mississauga News On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at (community) Mississauga held an open exhibition on The Holy Qur’an in Great Hall, Mississauga Civic Centre. Councillor George Carlson inaugurated the Exhibition at 1 p.m. on behalf of the mayor. Councillor Carlson said that Mississauga welcomes all faiths and […]

Gambia: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat donates cash to NoGJWCA

Source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/ahmadiyya-muslim-jamaat-donates-cash-to-nogjwca | Author: Fatou Dem Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at on Monday donated a cash amount of D5, 000 to the Network of Gender Journalists for Women and Cultural Advancement (NoGJWCA), as part of their support for the launch of the network. Speaking at the handing over ceremony of the cash at the Amir’s […]