Indonesian Bishops calls for dialogue to end harassment against Ahmadiyya

The Indonesian bishops are stressing the need for a dialogue in ending a pattern of harassment and intimidation faced by the Ahmadiyya Muslim minority sect in Bangka district, Bangka-Belitung Islands province. In early January the local government ordered the Ahmadis living in Srimenanti village to either convert to Sunni Islam or face expulsion from the district.

Suicide attack on Bangladesh’s Ahmadiyya Mosque leaves 15 injured

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives belt during the Friday Prayer at a mosque in Bagmara, some 250 kilometers (150 miles) from the capital, Dhaka.Around 15 members of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community were injured in the blast. About 70 people were praying in the mosque at the time, said one worshiper, Mohammad Shaheb Ali Talukder, who was one of the wounded. When the bomber entered the mosque, “he first stood along with the people in the back and performed prayers on …

Indian Muslims upset after PM Modi sends greetings to Muslims

In an odd move Indian Muslim leaders have criticized Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sending greetings to Muslims. In a letter written on 21st December 2015 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Ahmadiyya Muslim Community for its religious tolerance and universal brotherhood. He wished success to ‘Khilafat-e-Ahmadiyya Centenary’ celebrations which are taking place in Qadian this month. Thousands of Pakistani Ahmadis are also taking part in the celebrations.

Thousands of Pakistani Ahmadis head to India for annual conference

Pakistan’s Ahmadiyya Muslims are heading to India to attend the community’s annual convention which will take place in Qadian, Punjab.The convention will run from December 26th to December 28th.More than 25,000 delegates from all over the world are expected to attend the 124th Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention). For over three decades now Pakistan’s Ahmadis have been annually making their way to India through Wagah Border. The practice was set in motion after Pakistani Government banned Ahmadiyya gatherings in 1984.  

President Ahmadiyya Youth Association harassed by FBI 

36-year-old Bilal Rana who serves as President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association USA, was stopped by the FBI after he boarded a plane to his hometown of Houston.He was returning from a conference in New Jersey. He believes another passenger became suspicious based on his appearance and reported him to the flight crew.Rana was wearing the traditional Pakistani dress “Shalwar Kameez”. He says he did nothing wrong and blames being profiled on fear.

Hope for Thailand’s Pakistani Refugees

Bangkok’s little-known population of Pakistani asylum seekers uses community action to respond to the challenges facing refugees without a camp. In an unremarkable concrete apartment block on the outskirts of Bangkok, over 100 families from Pakistan wait.

Ahmadiyya Muslims celebrate Guru Nanak Devji’s Birthday

This month, Sikhs around the globe are celebrating the birth (Parkash Divas) of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikh faith. Not only that, a number of other communities will also be paying tribute to the “Yug Pursh”, Man of God, Guru Nanak. In order to pay a fitting tribute to Guru Ji, members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama ‘at  of BC  celebrated his  547th birthday at their spacious Baitur Rahman Mosque on River Road in Delta on Sunday, November …

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opens Japan’s largest Mosque

The largest mosque in Japan opened its doors on November 20 near the central Japanese city of Nagoya, heralding a new chapter in the East Asian nation’s relationship with Islam. Islam has never made more than a marginal impact on Japan, although the history of Japanese relations with Muslims stretches back further than most people imagine, the Japanese included.

Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Leaders condemn Paris Attack

Following the shootings in Paris, Muslim Youth Leaders have called for renewed focus on addressing radicalization. Statement released by The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), condemned the terror attacks in Paris and offered its deepest condolences and prayers to the families of those killed. AMYA is the youth organization of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA.

Khalifa of Islam condemns Paris attacks and prays for victims

The World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph) of Islam, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad has condemned last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Speaking from London, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad said: “On behalf of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community worldwide, I express my heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the French nation, its people and government following the heinous terrorist attacks that have taken place in Paris. This brutal and inhumane attack can only be …

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community condemns Paris Shooting

France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 120 people were killed in gun and bomb attacks in Paris. World’s single largest Muslim organization, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has condemned the deadly attack. Statement released by the community said: The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community expresses our deepest condolences to the victims and families of the horrific acts of terrorism in Paris, France. The Community urges calm and patience as authorities work rapidly to restore …

Ahmadiyya Muslims create giant human poppy to honour veterans

The Ahmadiyya Muslim community celebrated Remembrance Day by making a giant, human poppy out of red and black fabric in the parking lot of the Baitun Nur Mosque – recognizing the sacrifice of Canada’s veterans. “We as Muslims believe we have to be faithful to the country where we live,” said Sultan Mahmood, spokesperson. “A loyalty to the homeland is part of our faith. We, being Canadians, feel duty-bound to pay homage to our fallen soldiers and those who fought …