Ahmadi Community of Pakistan Fearful following Agitation by Banned Islamist Group

Rabia Saleem, a female student of the Ahmadi religious sect in the final year of studies at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Lahore, Pakistan, has been expelled on allegations of blasphemy. Saleem was accused of blasphemy by the student wing of the banned Islamist organization known as Tahaffuz-e-Khatam-e-Nabuwwat (TKN). Saleem lived at a … Continue reading Ahmadi Community of Pakistan Fearful following Agitation by Banned Islamist Group

Islam and Human Rights: Why It’s Up to the Muslim Community to Prove Itself

My legal and advocacy work both in the U.S. and abroad has given me the unique opportunity to view challenges faced by the Muslim community in multifarious socio-political settings. What is clear to me is that the challenges faced, and to be faced in the coming century, by the Muslim community require the utilization of … Continue reading Islam and Human Rights: Why It’s Up to the Muslim Community to Prove Itself