We're all well aware of what recently happened in Las Vegas. However, the varying responses that this attack is receiving have me a little more than confused. What is the difference between a terrorist attack and what happened in Las Vegas this past week? It seems that killing innocent people, hundreds at a time isn't … Continue reading Peace be upon Las Vegas
As we all know, March 8th was International Women's Day. For those that take an interest in learning about and contributing to the progressive advancement of human rights, specifically focusing on women's rights, this day was no doubt filled with showing love and support for the cause. It was also a very good opportunity for … Continue reading International Womens Day & The Movement Towards Peace
Not many of us may know this, but February 1st is National Hijab Day. Over the last few years, and especially in the last few months, many women have been apprehensive about wearing their Hijab at work in fear of discrimination. As Hazuraba mentioned in his recent Friday Sermon on January 13th, 2017, a veil … Continue reading World Hijab Day – February 1
One shudders at the thought of the sacrifice our brothers and sisters had to go through during the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 on both sides. What immense burden of having to detach yourself from the soil of your ancestors only to migrate through hostile conditions, hoping that you will survive and all … Continue reading How Much More Suffering?
Chakwal Attack Guns, batons and stones in hand, an angry mob of 1000 religious fanatics attacked a mosque belonging to the minority Ahmadiyya community in Central Pakistan on the same day as Pakistanis celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad. Not a single Pakistani political leader, from liberal to conservative has yet condemned this attack. The … Continue reading What Happened in Chakwal a Few Days Back? -a brief report and responses of people
Time and time again, Ahmadi Muslims have been the target of notorious hate crimes in Pakistan. Without much recognition and action from the police force and media outlets in the country, the persecution and ignorance surrounding this peace loving community is getting worse. The recent attack by a mob of over 1000 individuals on Ahmadi … Continue reading “Don’t Raise Your Voice, Improve Your Argument” – Desmond Tutu.
What do we do when we come across some upsetting news in regards to terrorism, killings, attacks, or similar tragedies, such as that of Aleppo, or the attack on the mosque of Ahmadi Muslims in Chakwal? Well, there is so much that we do. While sitting back and relaxing in the comfort of our homes, when … Continue reading Aleppo, Chakwal, & Beyond: What is in Our Hands & What is Not
Image Designed by Freepik As I take a look around, I see many people wearing poppies--the symbol of sacrifice made by our armed forces. Living in a great country like Canada, we are truly thankful to all the veterans who helped protect our great nation. Being loyal and gracious to ones country is part of our … Continue reading Lest We Forget