Ahmadiyya Muslim Men’s association Qadian hold annual gathering

On 12th September Majlis Ansarullah Qadian (Men’s Association of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community) began its annual convention in Qadian. The convention began with early morning prayers. The Inaugural ceremony was held in Aqsa Mosque Qadian the same morning. Mr. Jalal Uddin Nayyar President Sadr Anjuman Ahmadiyya Qadian presided over the convention. Qari Nawab Ahmad National president Majlis Ansarullah India and Maulana Mazhar Ahmad Wasim were also present.

Muslims left out of India’s immigration policy

Tahira Ahmad was hoping to celebrate this week the end of a 12-year wait to legally call India her home. A September 7 notification issued by the Narendra Modi government has shattered that dream. The home ministry order, for the first time in decades, allows Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians and Parsis from Pakistan and Bangladesh, who are now in India, to stay in the country indefinitely without worrying about either passports or visas.

Muslim leader says Refugee crisis is not just Europe’s problem

The leader of a Muslim community has called for a global solution for the refugee crisis in Europe, saying Arab countries should ‘first and foremost’ provide refuge for migrants.And, he warned the world to be ever vigilant to the threat of terror saying proper checks should be in place to ensure extremists did not pose as refugees. Rafiq Hayat, the Amir (National President) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in UK, said: “The sympathies of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are with …

Ahmadiyya convention gives India-Pakistan diplomacy a chance

An annual Islamic convention organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has quickly become a new venue for diplomacy and peace talks. The convention which is called the “Jalsa Salana” takes place in London, U.K., the United States, Germany, and other places around the world. This year Jalsa Salana Canada took place at the International Centre in Mississauga from Aug. 28 to 30. The three-day event was attended by Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, leader of the Canadian Liberal Party Justin Trudeau, Consul General of …

Leader of Canada’s Liberal party Justin Trudeau speaks at Ahmadiyya Muslim convention

Canada’s Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau was in Mississauga Saturday afternoon to address tens of thousands in attendance at Canada’s largest annual Islamic convention organized by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Canada. Trudeau said it was great to be back at the Jalsa Salana convention and congratulated Lal Khan Malik, the National President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Canada for putting the event together.

Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper speaks at Ahmadiyya Muslim Convention

On Friday Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Canada’s largest national Islamic convention, the convention is being held in the Greater Toronto Area, at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Prime Minister Harper praised the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community for accepting Canadian ways, but he also spoke of terror threats.

Former Pakistani Diplomat accused of Blasphemy for speaking at Ahmadiyya convention

Wajid Shamsul Hassan’s speech at Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s annual convention in UK. Legislators from both ruling and opposition benches in Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly on Thursday severely criticised the statement of former Pakistani diplomat to UK Wajid Shamsul Hasan in which he said that the decision to declare Ahmadiyya Muslims a minority in Pakistan was wrong.

Shroud of Turin replica displayed at Ahmadiyya Muslim convention

More than 30,000 Muslims gathered in Hampshire this weekend to hear Barrie Schwortz, an Orthodox Jew, discuss the significance of the Shroud of Turin, a Christian artefact. The Jalsa Salana UK Convention is run by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, which believes the Shroud of Turin bears the image of Jesus, alive in the tomb after his crucifixion. A life-sized replica of the Shroud of Turin was one of many exhibits on human rights and the Koran on display at the …

Ahmadiyya Muslims call for Peace at Britain’s largest Muslim convention

HAMPSHIRE, England – Education is the key to breaking the influence that media-savvy, violent extremists have on young, disaffected Muslims, the leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC) believes. Security officials estimate up to 700 people have left Britain to become involved with extremist groups such as the Islamic State (IS). About half have returned. At least 43 women and girls have fled to Syria in the past year.

Khalifa of Islam says ‘Mosques should have message of harmony and peace’

The leader of the Muslim Ahmadiyya community has called for the authorities in the UK to monitor what happens in mosques and madrassas or Islamic religious schools, to help counter radicalisation. Ahmadiyya Muslims number many million across the world, and are a movement that started in India more than 100 years ago. However, they are considered apostates by other sects within Islam, and have suffered persecution in countries such as Pakistan where they are banned. Their annual gathering of more …

Pakistani woman’s Rakhi wish: Don’t encourage terrorists

AMRITSAR: Along with the rakhis, this year, Tahira Zahur, a Pakistani woman married in India, has shared her rakhi wish her brothers across the border: to stop encouraging terrorists operating from their soil to play havoc across in India. The terror attack in Dinanagar moved her so much that she has requested them to find a permanent solution for the peaceful existence of their sisters living in India. Tahira is married to Chaudhary Maqbool Ahmad and settled in Qadian, 40km …

Ten Ahmadiyya Muslims injured in sectarian attack in West Bengal, India

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of West Bengal, India came under attack by local Muslim extremists which resulted in 10 people being seriously injured On 7th August 2015, a mob of local muslim extremists forcefully invaded the home of a local Ahmadi Muslim yielding knives, bricks and metal rods and attacked the residents. Ten people including women were seriously injured in this horrific attack. The attackers then surrounded the house for the entire night and refused access to the Police and emergency services.