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Mullahs: Our ‘United Global Muslim Alliance’ defeated by Ahmadiyya.

Mullahs (clergy) from all sects have been opposing the Ahmadi Muslims since the inception of the community by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (as) in 1889. Many leading clerics of United India called for a complete boycott of Ahmadis and incited attacks [...]

Did Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Warn Us of ISIS?

This Huffington Post piece was originally published in English on Huffington Post. Since then, it has been shared hundreds of thousands of times (including by Respected Queen Noor of Jordan), viewed millions of times, and translated in numerous [...]

‘Talibani Atheism’ & how it fuels Islamophobia

Bigotry of any sort – whether based on race, gender, religion or ethnic background – is like cancer. It must be condemned in its start before it metastasizes and takes root in society. At this point, it is usually too late to cure the [...]

Spencer & Geller identify Taliban – but not Ahmadis – as Muslims

 

Apostasy Laws and the Quran: Ali Rizvi debates Kashif Chaudhry

I recently wrote a piece in the Daily Times, Pakistan and the Huffington Post explaining why I believed Hirsi Ali’s radical stance against Islam and Muslims makes her a bigot. I explained why I believed Brandeis was right in rescinding [...]

Happy Independence Day America – I am grateful

Happy Independence Day USA – God Bless America! The Quran says, “O you who believe! Obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority from among you;”[4:59] I am a Pakistani Muslim living in the US for the last two years. I [...]

Pak Tea House: Are Liberals to blame for Pakistan’s Extremism?

Imran Khan is Pakistan’s sports superstar. His philanthropy is also admirable. This, however, does not mean I should not exercise my right to criticize Khan’s politics. Sadly,Imran Khan’s followers do not take criticism all that well. [...]

Aamir and Aasia – a tale of two blasphemies

We all know about Aamir Liaquat and we have all sure heard of Aasia Bibi. One is a celebrated religious scholar, the other a poor Christian mother rotting in a Pakistani jail, victim to the State’s notorious blasphemy laws, which are primarily [...]

[Newsline] What your Pakistan Studies Textbooks Don’t Tell You

A child’s education from a young age influences the rest of their lives. A saint is known to have said, “Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man.” It is therefore imperative that we consider it a priority [...]

Demystifying Jinnah’s Pakistan

Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, rightly known as the ambassador of Hindu-Muslim unity, spent most of his life advocating for a united India in which rights of all factions would be respected and Muslims given an equal representation in all [...]