03292017Headline:

[Newsline] Caged Ahmedi Refugees Fear Returning to Pakistan

It is no secret that Ahmedis in Pakistan are treated worse than animals, the latter at least having the freedom to bark, meow, chirp the way they choose to. Even when caged, pets are generally loved and cared for. Ahmedis on the other hand receive [...]

[Newsline] A Tale of Two Murders: Searching for Equal Justice

It is the responsibility of a country’s judiciary to provide “equal justice under law” to every single citizen of the state without difference. Without an independent and honest judiciary, all the rights guaranteed to citizens under the [...]

[Newsline]: Hiding Behind the Drones

I wrote the following piece for Newsline. Read the full article by clicking here. Imran Khan promises to free Pakistan of injustice, poverty, homelessness, illiteracy and unemployment while empowering women and securing equal rights for religious [...]

[Newsline] I Still Wait: An Ahmedi Looks for Support




I wrote the following piece for Newsline. Read the full article by clicking here. Laws are meant to discipline and protect. In Pakistan, not all laws do either. Recently, especially after the cold-blooded murders of Salmaan Taseer and Shahbaz [...]

[The Record] A new day for the Muslim-American community

This Op-Ed was published in the New Jersey Record. Original Post – http://www.northjersey.com/news/opinions/chaudhry_050411.html PRESIDENT OBAMA in his historic Sunday night address described Osama bin Laden as a mass murderer. “Osama [...]

Why the ‘Muslims for Peace’ campaign is relevant

On a recent ‘Muslims for Peace’ flier distribution in Passaic NJ, we asked random people what they thought a Muslim would look like. “A bearded man riding a camel,” said one man. When asked what objection she had to Muslims, [...]

My interview with ‘The Record’ on the streets of Paterson, NJ

Almost every weekend, Ahmadi Muslim youth from all across the USA take to the streets to distribute peace flyers. Part of the wider ‘Muslims for Peace’ campaign launched by the Ahmadiyya MuslimCommunity USA, the flyers aim to remove [...]

The Doctrine of ‘Jihad’

A shorter version of this was published in the ‘Bergen Record’  here. The full text is copied below: The word Jihad is perhaps on the top ten most feared words in the West. The same word also perhaps makes it to the top ten most [...]

The ‘Pancasila’ is drowning

The video footage is gruesome and graphic. Over a thousand extremist fanatics marched towards Cikeusik village in the Banten province last week. Twenty Ahmadis had gathered in a house here, which belonged to an imprisoned local Ahmadi Muslim [...]

“Love Thy Neighbor”

Billions will celebrate Christmas this week.   People will celebrate Christ’s life and his teachings – especially love and compassion. Jesus Christ is recorded to have said, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all [...]