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Muslims aren’t shocked to discover we are watched. But we won’t be scared

theguardian:  by Laila Alawa — ‘The best way to prevent violent extremism inspired by violent jihadists is to work with the Muslim American community,’ President Obama said last year.   …

Muslims in China province say they are banned from fasting during Ramadan

Chinese Muslims in the Western region of Xinjiang are distressed because they are banned from fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Xinjiang is home to the mostly Muslim Uighur…

Video: History of Capital Punishment in the West

Epigraph: O ye who believe! equitable retaliation in the matter of the slain is prescribed for you: the free man for the free man, and the slave for the slave, and the female for…

Muslims in China’s Xinjiang told to ignore Ramadan customs

(Reuters) – Officials in China‘s restive western region of Xinjiang have told Muslims to ignore religious customs during the holy month of Ramadan, an indication of what rights groups say is…

Ahmadiyah mosque sealed by Ciamis regency ahead of Ramadhan

Source: The Jakarta Post The Ciamis regency administration in West Java banned members of the Ahmadiyah community from undertaking religious activities at Nur Khilafat Mosque in Ciamis on Thursday morning,…

Pakistan’s forgotten minorities: Who has given these so-called ‘Muslim clerics’ the authority to arbitrate on issues of belief and disbelief?

Telegraph.co.uk: by Imam Abdul Quddus Arif — Early on a Monday morning last month (May 26), I was awoken by a very distressing text message which read ‘an Ahmadi doctor…

Malaysia’s top court: Word ‘Allah’ for Muslims only

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s top court weighed in Monday on the country’s longstanding fight over the word “Allah,” saying non-Muslims cannot use it to refer to God. But the…

Persecuted Ahmadis seek shelter in China

Dawn.com —- Beijing: Fleeing discrimination and violence, members of the Ahmadiyya community have abandoned their homes in Pakistan to find an unlikely refuge in China. “Every day I heard the…

What’s Happening in Pakistan?

Huff Post:by Harris Zafar — For years, Pakistan has consistently renewed its international image as a country of grave concern, with not only its inability to halt the progress of…

What is Shariah law?

The al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) announced Friday that a Shariah-based system of governance will be imposed in Mosul and other cities and towns in Iraq that have been overtaken…

Israel, Singapore more Islamic than Malaysia, study suggests

pigraph: There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has…

Ireland ‘the most truly Muslim country in the world’

Source: The Irish Times The country in the world most faithful to the values of the Koran is Ireland according to an Iranian-born academic at George Washingon University in the…

Furious Cameron slaps down Gove and May over ‘Islamic extremism’ row

theguardian: by Toby Helm, Daniel Boffey and Warwick Mansell — Adviser resigns and education secretary apologises as bishop and MPs urge respect for Muslim pupils David Cameron dramatically asserted his…

Jonathan Kay: The murder of Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar symbolizes Pakistan’s descent into self-annihilation

National Post: by Jonathan Kay — Tomorrow, Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar — the Canadian/American doctor who was assassinated last month in front of his wife and child, while he was…

ENABLING PAKISTAN

War on the Rocks: by Myra McDonalds — The past few months have seen a particularly high-profile series of murders in Pakistan. An American cardiologist volunteering at a hospital in…

UN Rights Experts Urge Pakistan To Protect Ahmadiyya Muslim Minorities

Three United Nations experts on freedom of religion, minority issues, and summary executions have called on Pakistan to adopt urgent measures to stop faith-based killings and ensure the security of…

No Place for ‘Honour Killing’ in Islam -Ahmadiyya Muslim Point of View

PR News Wire: The gruesome murder of 25-year old pregnant Farzana Parveen on 27th May in Pakistan, by some 20 of her own close relations, including her two brothers and…

11 Bizarre Church Laws That Could Send You To Jail

The Huffington Post  | By Yasmine Hafiz Some states take their religious services very seriously. Breaking these laws could send you straight from the chapel to the cooler for something as…

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