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Qasim Rashid
Qasim Rashid
Spokesperson, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
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      Qasim Rashid

      Qasim Rashid, Esq. is a National Spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA and author of <i>The Wrong Kind Of Muslim: An Untold Story Of Persecution & Perseverance</i>.

Why Pakistan Murders Humanitarians

5:34 PM 05/27/2014

​Some 50 years before terrorists brutally murdered him because they believed him an infidel, Mehdi Ali Qamar was born a Muslim. But by the age of 10 Pakistan’s government declared him an infidel, an apostate, and in the opinion of many extremist clerics — worthy of death. But that didn’t deter him. By the age of 20 Pakistan’s government declared Qamar a criminal, liable to fine and imprisonment — only because he yet insisted on calling himself a Muslim. But that didn’t deter him. And even when Pakistan’s government added a death for blasphemy provision to the law just a few years later — giving state sanction to the previous ‘worthy of death’ opinion — Mehdi Ali Qamar fearlessly marched forward, undeterred.

Why are Muslims criminalizing the Qur’an?

1:32 PM 01/23/2014

Some 1400 years ago the unjust Meccan government criminalized the Qur’an. They arrested, beat, and murdered those who insisted on reading it. Today, another unjust government has criminalized the Qur’an and once again, those who insist on reading it are arrested, beaten, and murdered.