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HIV-positive man ordered to stop virus by Seattle court

Source: BBC A Seattle judge has ordered an HIV-positive man to stop spreading the disease and to seek treatment after he infected eight people in four years. The man, known…

Scalia’s utter moral failure: How he destroys any claim to a superior system of justice

Epigraph: We prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in the land — it…

Boko Haram ‘control police academy’

BBC News: Northern Nigeria’s riot police training academy has been overrun by Boko Haram Islamist militants, a witness in Borno state has told the BBC. Shots were heard after the…

‘He was killed because of his faith,’ sister of slain doctor says at Muslim sect’s peace conference in Harrisburg

pennlive.com: by Julianne Mattera — Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA’s 66th annual weekend peace convention, the Jalsa Salana, continues at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.…

The minority Pakistani

Dawn.com: by Faisal Bari — Ahmadis have been hounded out of jobs; they have been booked for ‘preaching’ their religion; they have been asked to remove Quranic verses from their…

Unbearable heaviness of being

The Express Tribune: by Ayesha Siddiqa — As the state celebrates its 67th birthday, there is an absence of a natural sense of exaltation. The sense of weariness is not due…

To break bread or to boycott: that’s Muslim Australia’s choice

theguardian: by Joseph Wakim — Many Muslim Australians watched with horror as their American counterparts were humiliated at Barack Obama’s annual Iftar dinner at the White House on 14 July,…

Being Ahmadi

The sufferings of the Ahmadis are not confined to killings and destruction of their property. Whole generations of their young men and women have been forced to stay imprisoned within…

Muslim community should not feel targeted by Government’s counterterrorism laws, academic says

The Muslim community in Australia should not feel targeted by the Federal Government’s proposed expansion of anti-terrorism laws, a Muslim academic says. The Government is proposing a broadening of the counter-terrorism…

Tales of horror, from Gaza to Gujranwala

Dawn.com: by Murtaza Haider — It was supposed to be a month of peace and tolerance. It turned out to be anything but. A mob attacked homes belonging to Ahmadis in Gujranwala,…

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…

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